03 February ‘20

MMK ships record volume of galvanized steel for the second year in a row

2019 was the second year in a row that MMK broke its own record. In 2018, the Company shipped 1.269 million tonnes of galvanized steel, which at the time was also a record volume, up nearly 12% on the 2017 figure.

Over the past 20 years MMK has been consistently increasing production of high-margin products. In 2002 and 2008, the Company commissioned two high-performance continuous hot-dip galvanizing lines with a capacity of 500,000 tonnes and 450,000 tonnes, respectively. In 2012, MMK commissioned the second stage of a cold-rolling unit, comprising a continuous hot-dip galvanizing line, as well as a combined continuous annealing and hot-dip galvanizing aggregate. In July 2017, MMK put into operation unit No.3 for continuous hot-dip galvanizing which has a capacity of 360,000 tonnes per year.

By investing into the development of facilities producing high-value added products, MMK has maintained its position as the largest Russian supplier of galvanized steel and is consistently named as the leader among coated metal producers in industry rankings.

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