Bhavnagar (Sihor) steel re-rolling mill cluster


An important steel re-rolling mill cluster is located in Sihor taluka of Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, alongside Asia’s largest ship-breaking yards at Alang and Sosiya. The ship-breaking industry has spurred the development of the steel re-rolling mills, as well as steel melting units. The raw material for the steel re-rolling units comes from the ship-breaking industries in the form of sheets, as well as from the steel melting units in the form of ingots and billets. There are about 120 re-rolling mills in the cluster, of which 90 are operational. Most of the units are located in GIDC (Sihor).

Products manufactured

Steel angles, flats, squares, round bars and thermo mechanically treated (TMT) bars

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Coal; electricity

Production & turnover

1.3 million tpa; Rs 3200 crores (32 billion)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

  • Sihor Steel Re-Rolling Mills Association (SSRRMA)

Energy efficiency initiatives

Cluster Profile

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