The company was founded by Mr Neeraj Kochhar in 1992, with an employee strength of 150 people. Over these years, the company expanded its operations across the globe, increased its product portfolio, and today the company boasts of an employee strength of more than 9,000. Viraj Profiles Pvt. Ltd – a global name, is one of the largest producers of Stainless Steel Long Products worldwide today. At the helm of affairs is a strong team of capable leaders who take care of all aspects of its operations and day-to-day activities. A brief snapshot of the leadership team profile is given below to help you know them better.
Mr Neeraj Raja Kochhar
Chairman and Managing Director, Viraj Profiles Pvt. Ltd.
After his success in the Logistics business for two decades, Mr Neeraj Raja Kochhar forayed into the arena of stainless steel in 1992. With his vision to be counted amongst the most respected and preferred enterprises globally, Viraj Profiles Pvt. Ltd commenced operations with a small induction furnace, manufacturing utensil grade steel for domestic markets, in the industrial township of Tarapur. Ensuring the continuous growth of the organisation, Mr Neeraj Raja Kochhar transformed the company into one of the largest stainless steel manufacturers with a capacity of 528,000 tons per annum producing stainless steel wires, wire rods, flanges, fasteners, bright bars and profiles.View More
An avid traveller and a keen observer by nature, Mr Kochhar is the driving force behind the expansion plans of the current set-up which has made the company, one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of stainless steel long products in the country and one of the leading manufacturers of stainless steel flanges in the world. Under his leadership, Viraj has expanded its footprints in more than 90 countries across 6 continents, and is currently serving more than 1300 satisfied customers.
Mr Kochhar also played an instrumental role in making Viraj self-reliant in terms of its logistics needs. He was the driving force behind establishing the Container Freight Station and Inland Container Depot. It was located just 14km from JNPT Nhava Sheva Port which is India’s largest containerized port terminal. The Container Freight Station, which operates under the name of Vaishno Logistics CFS, not only caters to Viraj’s own needs but also offers services to other exporters and importers. The Inland Container Depot (Vaishno Container Termina), which is spread on 11 acres and has a handling capacity of 5,000 TEUs per month, is located in Tarapur. The facility with state of the art container/cargo handling equipment, trained manpower has adequate warehousing space of 33000 Sq.ft for Import/Export, LCL/FCL warehousing, as per requirement.
Mr Kochhar was also actively involved in the conceptualization and setting up of the recent fully automatic Section Rolling Mill at Tarapur. This fully automatic mill is equipped with a production capacity of 180,000 tons per annum and can manufacture 700 different shapes and sizes of profile and other products. Equipped with a completely automated process, the plant is the first of its kind in the country on an industrial scale. The plant is unique in terms of Online Pickling facilities, Automatic Labelling and Packaging line and an automated storage system. With a clear vision and a strong urge to create a successful empire, Mr Kochhar is all set to lead the company to newer heights and increase its footprints globally in time to come. To know more about Neeraj Raja Kochhar latest news, you can visit us. Hindi news of Neeraj Raja Kochhar is also available at our site.
Mrs Pooja Mehra
Mrs Pooja Mehra is currently associated with Viraj Profiles Pvt. Ltd as Managing Director. A Bachelor of Commerce Graduate from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai University and has pursued an Interior Designing course from Mumbai University, Mrs Mehra joined Viraj Profiles Pvt. Ltd in 2016. She has been actively participating in the day to day function of the company. Right from manufacturing to marketing, she has been the driving force.View More
Apart from managing and driving the sales force of the company, she also takes care of other important functions such as ensuring world-class product quality, timely shipment of material, optimum utilization of manufacturing resources, overcoming logistical issues, etc.