20 September 2013
“Ilyich Iron & Steel Works of Mariupol” an affiliate of Metinvest Group finished capital repair and Rolling Mill-3000 restarted its functioning. Investments to the upgrading of the machines and assemblies amounted to about UAH 15 millions.
As a result higher efficiency of the production capacity as well as raise in quality and competitiveness of the manufactured metal products will be achieved.
Capital repair at the Rolling Mill 3000 took place within the framework of the modernization and technical upgrading program. The staff practically from all the departments of the Works, relating to the Chief Mechanic’s Department and Chief Power Engineer’s Department was involved to this activity. A huge volume of work was scheduled for the period of seven days starting from mechanical troubles removing and finishing by capital repair of the main equipment of the Rolling Mill. The specialists managed to accomplish this task ahead of schedule.
At the Rolling Mill 3000 in the course of realization of the main works were repaired roughing stand including change of rolls, replaced knife table, repaired shockless discharging machine and were finished works for hydraulic system reconditioning. In the capital repair participated 500 persons every day.
“Each employee of our Works is targeted to the end result. Owing to the elaborate preparation, high professional level and operational efficiency of our specialists all the works were completed 6 hours ahead of schedule. There is target and comprehension that the products of high quality and competitiveness level are our entrance ticket to the new marketing outlets”, emphasized General Director of the PJSC “Ilyich Iron & Steel Works of Mariupol” Yuriy Zinchenko.
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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%.
METINVEST HOLDING LLC is the managing company of METINVEST GROUP.
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.