15 February ‘18

MMK signs contract with SMS group GmbH on supply of equipment for reconstruction of Mill 2500

The reconstruction of Mill 2500 is part of MMK’s long-term strategic development programme and is aimed at modernizing the finishing train operation, and in particular improving the automated control system for technological processes.

    MMK CEO Pavel Shilyaev said: “The hot-rolling Mill 2500 reconstruction is part of MMK’s 2025 Strategy. Upon its completion, we will benefit from expanding our product mix, reducing production costs and increasing the Mill’s capacity with a potential increase to annual production volumes by 500,000 tonnes.”

Notes for editors:

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 complex 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 2017, the company produced 12.9 million tonnes of crude steel and 11.6 million tonnes of commercial steel products. MMK Group had revenue in 2017 of USD 7.5 billion and EBITDA of USD 2.03 billion.


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