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PJSC “Ilyich Iron & Steel Works” will fix out the employees with high-technologic clothes

2 April 2013

PJSC “Ilyich Iron & Steel Works” an affiliate of “Metinvest Group” has signed a contract with Finnish company Lindström for fixing out Works’ employees with corporate work clothes. At the first stage of the project realization the employees of two shops of the Works will be fit out with work clothes. A possibility to start a full production process in Mariupol in the future is considered.

The program is realized within the framework of an investment project “Labour safety control system”. In compliance with the contract, during three years all the employees of the Works will be fixed out with high-technologic clothes. At the first stage of project realization two shops will be fixed out with clothes – Converter Shop and Cold Rolling Shop.  About UAH 12 millions will be invested to this program.

Lindström Company is a leading manufacturer of protective clothes having more than 150-years history. Their products are characterized with high functional level and foresee custom tailoring. Besides that, company assumes the responsibility for further clothes maintenance and replacement, if necessary.

In the nearest future specialists of the Finnish Company will measure the employees of two shops and sew three summer clothing assemblies and two winter clothing assemblies for everyone. First clothing assembly will be in use; the second one will be in cleaning or in repair and the third one will be in reserve. First lot will be supplied to the Works this August. Also Company will provide a storage cabinet for each participant of the project. Such a way employees will be able to concentrate fully on the working process.

“Health protection and people’s life are the main priorities of Metinvest Holding Group Protective clothes of a quality are one of the essential factors. Besides that we raise production culture and consolidate corporate values”, emphasized Yuriy Zinchenko, General Director of PJSC “Ilyich Iron & Steel Works”. “We have already a positive experience of collaboration with Lindström Company at “Pipe Production Plant of Khartsizsk””. 

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PJSC «Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol» is one of the greatest enterprises in Ukraine with full metallurgical cycle. The Works produces pipes and flat rolled products of carbon, low-alloy and alloy steels for different applications: hot-rolled plates and sheets intended for the production of pipes for main pipelines, ships, pressure vessels, bridge constructions, other metal constructions for critical application; hot-rolled plates, sheets and strips including pickled; cold-rolled, including galvanized, bands, sheets and strips, including for cold stamping, flooring and others; thick-walled pipes including for oil pipe lines; water- and gas-supply welded thin-walled pipes of circular section and structural pipes of rectangular section; flasks for different compressed gases, including automobile and others.

50 certificates issued by seven International Certification Bodies and Ukraine Certification Centers confirm the high quality of the metal products of 200 steel grades produced at the Works. Quality Management System functions at the PJSC «Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol» developed and certified according to the requirements of ISO 9001.

Production facilities of the Works allow to produce about 6,1 million tons of steel per year, 12 million tons of agglomerate, more than 5,5 million tons of pig-iron, more than 6,1 million tons of steel including converter steel – 3,6 million tons, more than 5 million tons of finished rolled products.

METINVEST is an international vertical-integrated mining-and-metallurgical Group of companies, which runs assets in every link of production chain from iron-ore and coal mining till semi-finished and finished metal products manufacture. The structure of the Group comprises mining and metallurgical enterprises in Ukraine, Europe and USA, and sales network covering the key world markets. METINVEST GROUP consists of Metallurgical and Mining Divisions. According to the strategical vision of the Group its aim is to become lead European vertical-integrated steel producer with stable ratio of growth and cost effectiveness in spite of market cyclicity, and to ensure investment return higher than industrial standards. In the first half of 2012 the Group has received US$6,74 milliards of sale proceeds, cost effectiveness by EBITDA was 16%.


The main shareholders of METINVEST B.V. Company (holding company of METINVEST GROUP) are SKM GROUP (71,25%) and SMART-HOLDING (23,75%),  which control Company at partnership relations.