The KCP Limited

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Last Updated: July 1, 2003
Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Facility Status: Active

The KCP Limited is a private sector company with an annual turnover of nearly $32.06 million (FY 2000-2001).

The company's heavy engineering unit at Chennai manufactures:

  • Heat-treatment furnaces used for heat treatment of low-alloy, high-strength steels, ultra high-strength steels, maraging steels, precipitation steels and heat-treatable aluminum alloys; used in missiles developed under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program.
  • Parts of the airframe such as propellant and oxidizer tanks for the Prithvi ballistic missiles.

[1] The KCP Group,
[2] Dr. N.C. Birla and B.S. Murthy, eds., "Airframes and Composites," Indian Defence Technology: Missile Systems (1998: DRDO, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi), pp. 58-59.
[3] Dr. N.C. Birla and B.S. Murthy, eds., "Fabrication and Manufacturing Technologies," pp. 89-90.

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