Tuaman: Delivering Expert Solutions through all the Disciplines of Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Dr. Pinaki Dutta Gupta,     Directorwith India’s economic growth swinging between 7 to 8 percent as predicted by several reputed rating experts, the post pandemic ‘V’ shaped recovery may not happen as soon as it was anticipated earlier. In parallel, the global supply chain disruption amidst the Russia Ukraine war is also a concern for the entire construction value chain. The uncertainty and volatility of commodity prices are affecting the growth drivers significantly. However, India’s industrial outlook, seems promising overall. The future growth story in various spheres such as renewable energy or transitional energy sources, infrastructure, industrial expansion or holistic digital transformation, India is steadily progressing towards a bright future.

Kolkata-based TUAMAN ENGINEERING LIMITED, has been through and through an integral part of India’s “Nation Building’ Journey. TUAMAN’s growth has been fascinating since its inception in 2005. From an ₹8 crores company in FY13-14, the company has crossed the turnover of ₹600 crores in FY19-20 and team TUAMAN is monomaniacally focused to lead the industry by positive value creation for its customers. The company has a unique competitive advantage in terms of multi-disciplinary construction. “We have an impeccably balanced spread throughout the disciplines such as Civil and Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation which forms the foundation of our value proposition,” says Dr. Pinaki Dutta Gupta, Director at Tuaman.

Business and sectorial diversification has been a prime focus for Tuaman. Over the years, the company has diversified to various sectors such as Chemical, Oil and Gas, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous, Metros, Power, Railways etc. From Pipeline projects to Tankages, from substations to institutional MEP works, from Wagon refurbishment to periodic overhauling and design conversions, the list goes on.

“Our USP lies in adhering to the axioms of business which is on time delivery to customers at the right cost and quality,” says Dr. Pinaki. The company believes in choosing its businesses and customers very carefully. “We have a unique advantage of being multidisciplinary and agile and a strong acumen of strategic alliances which makes us extremely flexible in any situational demand,” adds Dr. Pinaki.

Epitomizing Engineering Procurement and Construction
Tuaman has proven ability in various areas of
Engineering Procurement and Construction. First, Civil and Structural services that includes Industrial Civil Foundations, piling works, land development, Superstructures, Building works, Multi floor structural buildings and more. Second, Mechanical services such as Static and Rotary equipment, Storage Tanks with fixed roof or internal floating roof, Silos, Unit & Offsite Piping (CS, LTCS, SS, AS etc. including IBR) Heat exchangers, Furnaces, Distillation columns. Stacks, Ducting, Pressure Vessels, and Hot and cold Insulation etc.

Our USP lies in adhering to the axioms of business which is on time delivery to customers at the right cost and quality

Third, Electrical and Instrumentation services which include complete range of HT & LT switchgears and equipment, Substation and Switchyards, over and under cabling work, Electrification of commercial and industrial facilities, Control and instrumentation works. Lastly, Tuaman also takes care of critical installations for Hydrogen Vessel, Boiler steam Drums & Steam turbines, Distillation column & Vessel, Glass lined reactor, HP separators, Hydrogen Compressor, Brownfield Shut down works, conversion of coach designs, and Periodic overhauls of different type of wagons.

“The main factor that distinct us from others is our flexibility model enable us in diversification from sunset sector to sunrise sectors and we have never limited ourselves to a particular sector of work,” says Dr. Pinaki.

Journey So Far
TUAMAN began its journey as an exceedingly small firm with a handful of staff. The company started by executing project worth of one Crore in the Chemical Sector and gradually with credentials building up, it started to take part in larger valued projects.

“Success did not come to us overnight, rather we had to fight our way to reach success.”adds Dr. Pinaki.

The growth trajectory of Tuaman is self-explanatory. During pandemic, like all Organizations, it had to face challenges resulting drop in turnover for the first time which the company is recovering and bouncing back to the growth trajectory. TUAMAN has recently bagged some major prestigious orders in Steel, Fertilizer, Metro railways including award of periodic overhauling of diverse types of wagons outsourced through private agencies for the first time from Indian Railways. Tuaman was also bestowed with Special Jury Award for major contribution in Energy segment by reducing railway freight by ASSOCHAM in 2019.

The future roadmap of the company focusses on scoring business that not only gives it a wider top line but also ensure robust bottom line and return on investment. “We aim to diversify more in terms sectorial presence and expertise as well. Currently we are focused on India’s growth story rather than expansion outside the country,” concludes Dr. Pinaki. With the list of marquee customers such as IOCL, Indian Railways, BPCL, HPCL, KIOCL, Talcher Fertilizers, NALCO, Numaligarh refinery, Dept of atomic energy , Delhi Metro Rail corporation and many more,TUAMAN is a ‘must watch ‘rising star in Indian construction industry.