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T & I GLOBAL LIMITED (TIGL) is a leading manufacturer and exporter of Tea Processing Machinery with the expertise to supply Customised processing equipment for CTC, Orthodox & Green Tea. The company is a family-run business and was established in 1949 by the industrious Bagaria family hailing from Assam, India. Over the years, the group has launched many innovative products and value additions for the tea industry, as well as Customized Drying Solutions for the food and chemical industries. Today its reputation and goodwill has taken the company to all Tea producing countries around the world.

TIGL has two full fledged manufacturing facilities in India - at Kolkata the capital city of West Bengal, and at Coimbatore, the industrial city of Tamil Nadu. Sales and service are facilitated through domestic offices in Coimbatore, Kolkata, Coonor ( Nilgiris), Siliguri (North Bengal) and Tinsukia (Assam), and overseas offices in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Nairobi, Kenya, and Hanoi, Vietnam. A technical team of over 50 experienced engineers is deployed through these offices to ensure prompt deliveries and commissioning. In addition to these facilities, the company’s R & D unit and Pilot Laboratory at Coimbatore are consistently involved in product development and innovation.

TIGL is a Government recognised export house, with a global market share in excess of 40%, commanding an enviable export market in Srilanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Burma, Australia, Indonesia, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Brazil, Columbia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Its domestic market includes blue-chip companies like Tata Tea, Williamson Magor, Harrisons Malayalam Limited, Warren Tea, KDHP, Parry Agro and Goodricke Tea, etc.

The company holds several patents in India and overseas for its new products and developments. It has been awarded the WIFO Award from the World Intellectual Property Organisation, UNO and the Invention Promotion Award from National Research Development Corporation, Government of India. TIGL is also certified by ISO 9001:2008. A new feather in our cap is a certification for our in-house R&D by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India.

TIGL regularly participates in major tea trade fairs in India and abroad, such as UPASI in Tamil Nadu, South India and EATA, Africa, as well as other tea events in Sri Lanka & the far east. The company also supports plantation Sports Meets in India & Africa.

The TIGL name is synonymous with quality, excellence and innovation. Its trail blazing machines such as the Tempest & Kaizen have been patented in India and abroad. Other machines such as Everest, Trinitea, Blaze etc have brought many benefits to the tea industry. Till date, TIGL has supplied more than 500 dryers for various drying applications all over the world. The company is the preferred dryer supplier for Unilever in India.

TIG has recently launched the WIZARD range of Continuous Withering Machines which has revolutionized the traditional method of withering tea leaf. With these machines consistent wither percentage can be achieved irrespective of varying ambient conditions. Other advantages are substantial savings in power & space and lower manpower requirement, etc.

Other pioneering products from TIG include :
  • KAIZEN CTC Tea Processor
  • MATRIX Automatic Continuous Fermenting Machines
  • EVEREST – Vibratory Fluidized Bed Dryers
  • AXIS & Smart AXIS Automatic Milling & Chasing Machines
  • CONQUEST range of Dryers
  • ROLLOMAX Orthodox & Green Tea Rolling Tables


TIGL believes in Corporate Social Responsibility. Towards this end, it has set up housing colonies for its workers, Thrift Societies, and Productivity Linked Bonus Schemes for staff & workers, which facilitate low cost loans and educational subsidies. The TIGL group generously funds the activities of the Bagaria Foundation, a charitable trust engaged in a variety of social causes. Every year a portion of the group's profits are donated to the Bagaria Foundation and used for calamity relief, educational & medical grants and donations to deserving individuals and organisations as well as funds for student scholarship.


The TIGL family consists of 1100 members (*including the workforce of Mainak Tea Estate) spread over its operation in India and overseas. From professional technocrats to skilled technical workers, this team is TIGL’s biggest asset and pride.

Our Senior management team has an average of 25 years of domestic and international experience and a strong history of business, academic and technological accomplishments.

  • Mr. O.P. BagariaMechanical Engineer from India’s most premier engineering institute – IIT Kharagpur, with over 40 years experience in the Research & Development of Tea processing machinery.
  • Mr. Sajjan Bagaria - Over 50 years varied experience in all aspects of tea.
  • Mr. Vineet BagariaManaging Director, T & I Global, with more than 20 years’ experience in global marketing. He holds a BBM degree from John Carroll University USA. A dynamic & soft spoken leader.
  • Mr. Sangeet Bagaria - Director Head of T&I Global Ltd., operations at Coimbatore Heads TIGL research, innovation, manufacturing and quality departments.
  • Mr. Manish Kumar Newar - Director of T & I Global Ltd., & Owner of Halmira & Socketing Tea Estates in Assam, manufacturers of 3 million kilograms of High quality Black CTC Tea.
  • Mr. Harish Kumar Mittal - Director of T & I Global Ltd., based at Bangalore is the CEO of Camellia Clothing and IIM, Bangalore Alumni, assists in the overall operations.
  • Mr. Debi Prasad Bagrodia - Director of T & I Global Ltd., & Owner of Gelakey Tea Estate, Assam, Another high quality black CTC manufacturer with over 40 years experience in Tea, he is also one of the most distinguished and imminent personalities in the tea fraternity in Assam.
  • Mr. O.J. JohnyG.M., Research & Development with 40 years experience in the Tea Research & Development. Widely travelled & respected world over for his contribution to the tea industry.
  • Mr.C.M.KHONG - G.M., Technical with 35 years experience in the Tea Industry. Widely travelled & respected world over for his contribution to the tea industry
  • Mr. S.K. KansalG.M. Marketing North India vast experience in tea marketing in India & Overseas.
  • Mr. Jitendra KumarG.M. Marketing with 15 years of experience in Marketing
  • Mr. Sreedharan - Senior Service Engineer - Handles independently all installations, commissioning and trouble shooting of machinery supplied to India and abroad.
  • Mr. KumarMarketing Manager – 20 years of experience in marketing
  • Mr B BhaskarDirector – M.E, Metallurgy, brings in over 30 years experience in engineering, especially in castings & machining, etc.
  • Mr Sandeep Singh - Director – IIT Powai alumnus, brings in over 30 years’ experience in engineering

Design, manufacture & supply of the complete range of tea processing machinery – including withering, cutting, fermenting, rolling, milling, chasing, drying, sorting, packaging, conveyorisation, harvesting, heat generation, weighing, and other miscellaneous applications.

We supply complete processing lines for all types of tea including CTC, Orthodox, Green & White Tea.

We specialize in customised equipment to suit the requirements of different types of tea in different countries. Our area of expertise is Drying equipment, and these can be made to suit various space & quantity requirements.

TIGL also provides Turnkey Solutions for tea manufacture, including:
  • Design, planning & layout consultancy for new and existing factories
  • Arrangement for steam, electrical, pneumatic, structural and civil works support through channel partners
  • Upgradation of machinery, reconditioning & factory expansions

TIGL supports its customers through a comprehensive program of after sales service, AMCs, on-site support, spares parts supply and Hello visits.

As the promise of a technology rich future beckons, T&I is equipped to lead the tea industry into a new era of energy efficiency, eco-friendliness, labour reduction, greater cleanliness & hygiene, hands-free machinery and fully computerized and automated tea factories, all of which will ensure that tea factories all over the world are closer to meeting the evolving international quality standards.


To spearhead technological development in the global tea industry by providing innovative processing solutions & services.

Building long term business relationships with customers Creating a financially sound & clean organization which enjoys a good reputation and a leading market share globally.


To create "A Vibrant Enterprise for whom Customer Delight is Paramount, whose members enjoy their work and flourish, whose suppliers become co-makers and through whom society is enriched."

Core values

We believe our primary duty is to our customer and industry. We believe in growth through technology, invention and innovation. We believe in honesty, integrity, transparency & ethics in all aspects of our business functioning.


  • TIGL is a listed company on India’s stock market exchange (BSE) having more than 6,000 Shareholders.
  • TIGL is the only Tea Machinery Manufacturing company which has a 1000 acre Tea Estate in North Bengal [Next to Darjeeling], India. Mainak TE
  • TIGL is the only Tea Machinery Manufacturing company which produces 8,00,000 Kgs of Tea [Black CTC & Green Tea per annum].
  • TIGL has the most experienced & dedicated team of Tea Professionals. TIGL’s Technical team consists of more than 50 experienced Engineers in all disciplines.
  • TIGL has the most modern infrastructure, and a dedicated R &D department trying new technologies & implementing them at a Pilot Lab & at the company’s own tea factory. TIGL has provided first time drying solutions for Speciality Teas. R&D
  • TIGL is the only supplier to the tea industry to be certified by the DSIR, Government of India, for its in-house R&D facilities.
  • TIGL has executed the most number of projects in history of Tea Manufacturing till now. Clientele
  • TIGL enjoys CO-MAKER status with companies like James Finlay-Kenya, James Finlay-Sri Lanka, Unilever-Kenya, Unilever-Tanzania, McLeod Russel-Uganda & KTDA-Kenya.
  • TIGL is also the only firm to impart training to tea estate technicians regularly. Support
  • TIGL is the only company which offers the most exhaustive range of Tea Processing related equipment and auxiliaries from Tea Plucking, Harvesting machines to Automated Packaging Machines. Products
  • Has the maximum number of satisfied and smiling customers as part of the ever growing T&I Global family worldwide. Clientele
  • Is the most committed, transparent & trust worthy organization with an impeccable history.


Corporate Office & Factory 11, Jassal House, 4-A Auckland Square,
Kolkata – 700 017, India
Ph : 91 33 22833613 / 4 / 30932994
Fax : 91 33 22833612
E-mail : sales@tiglobal.com

South India Office & Factory S.F No 8 & 15, Seerapalayam Village, Bodipalayam Post, Madukkarai taluk,
Coimbatore – 641 105, India
Ph : 91 9442218411
E-mail : tk@tiglobal.com


Siliguri Office 1/A, Surabhi Apartment,
Sevoke Road,
Siliguri – 734 001, India
Ph : 91 353 2545429
E-mail : tigl_slg@tiglobal.com

Tinsukia Office Makum Road, (Near Mahindra Showroom),
Tinsukia, Assam – 786 125
Ph : 91 374 2345560
Mobile : 09401004316
E-mail : assam@tiglobal.com

Kenya Office T & I Global East Africa Ltd
Near KCC Round About,
Kericho, Kenya
Ph : +254 721937682
E-mail : kenya@tiglobal.com E-mail : kenya@tiglobal.com

Sri Lanka Office C/o Rannara Engineering Pvt Ltd,
No.120/11D, Vidya Mawatha
Colombo - 07,
Sri Lanka
Tel : 0094715343305
E-mail : exports@tiglobal.com, tk@tiglobal.com

Vietnam Office C/o Ceres Commodities Limited
Add: Suite 203, Thanh Dong Building - 132-138
Kim Ma Street, Hanoi,
Tel : + 84-4-3734 5759
Fax : + 84-4-3734 5760
Mobile :+ 84-916-566-445
E-mail : exports@tiglobal.com

Indonesia Office Mr. Indra Kusuma
C.V.Mitra Adi Semesta
Jl.Akasia, No.22 Medan (20235)
Tel : +62616620029
Fax : +62 61 6636016
E-mail : exports@tiglobal.com