Severstal Completes Modernization of Izhora Pipe Plant
Severstal, a Metal-Expo regular exhibitor, has invested about RUB 1 billion in 2019 in the modernization of the Izhora Pipe Plant for the production of electric-welded pipes with a diameter of 508 mm. At the Izhora Pipe Plant the modernization of technological equipment, including an edge bending press, an assembly-welding mill, internal welding mills, a hydraulic press, has been completed , completely reconstructed lines of external and internal coatings. Severstal has modernized ITZ equipment to ensure the technical feasibility of pipe production for the construction of the Yuzhno-Kirinskoye field. In addition, electric-welded pipes with a diameter of 508 mm or more have a wide scope and are used for the construction of pipelines: gas and oil pipelines, field and technical pipelines, as well as structures for various purposes.
The first products in the new range of nomenclatures are planned to be released in early 2020.