The first enterprise set up by the founder Jamsetji Tata, in 1868, was a private trading firm.
Tata Industries was incorporated set up in 1945 as a managing agency arm of Tata Sons. Today, it promotes and incubates the group's entry into new businesses. It is also an investment holding company with stakes in select Tata group companies.
Tata International is a global trading and distribution company with interests in five business verticals comprising metals, minerals and agri-trading, auto distribution and leather and leather products.