MMK wins awards at innovative technologies exhibition Archimedes
The panel of experts and international jury at the 2019 Archimedes Salon awarded both MMK and the Central Research Institute of Structural Materials (CRISM) Prometey with a certificate and gold medal for their joint work on developing high-strength cold-resistant steel. Their other joint projects were also acknowledged. The development of a method for production of cold-resistant sheet steel was also awarded a certificate and silver medal by the salon, and the development of methods for the production of high-strength strips for trunk pipelines and for the production of cold-resistant steel for extreme conditions were awarded bronze medals.
MMK received a certificate as a token of gratitude for having participated in the organisation and holding of the event. MMK was also awarded a certificate for its contribution to the innovation, theorisation and widespread practice of intellectual property rights.
The 22nd Archimedes Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovative Technologies took place from 26-29 March. This year, over 300 organisations from 35 countries and 44 regions of Russia took part. MMK's innovative potential was showcased by four patented technologies in the field of cold-resistant metal rolling designed for icebreaker fleets, marine and engineering equipment used in the Arctic.
MMK is one of the world's largest steel producers and a leading Russian metals company. The company's operations in Russia include a large steel-producing unit encompassing the entire production chain, from the preparation of iron ore to downstream processing of rolled steel. MMK turns out a broad range of steel products with a predominant share of high-value-added products. In 2018, the company produced 12.7 mln tonnes of crude steel and 11.7 mln tonnes of commercial steel products. MMK Group had sales in 2018 of USD 8,214 mln and EBITDA of USD 2,418 mln.
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