OMZ-Special Steels produces back-up rolls for India

10.02.2015

OMZ-Special Steels produces back-up rolls for India

OMZ-Special Steels, part of OMZ Group, produced the first back-up roll blank under a contract with Bhilai Steel Plant.

The contract with Bhilai Steel Plant for delivery of four plate mill backup rolls was signed in November 2014. Obligations under this agreement must be fulfilled by the end of 2016. The contract is worth $2.132 million.

The first blank was forged at OMZ-Special Steels in the beginning of February. The blank weighs 290 tons, while the weight of the finished product will amount to 123 tons.

Completion of this order has strategic importance for OMZ-Special Steels: extending the delivery area and entering new markets as well as restoring the position on export markets is a priority for the company’s development. Strengthening partnership with Bhilai Steel Plant and reaching preliminary agreements with other Indian companies are considered important steps for

OMZ-Special Steels. OMZ-Special Steels, a company based on metallurgical production of Izhorskiye Zavody, is the largest Russian manufacturer of metal blanks made from special steels. OMZ-Special Steels has many years of experience in manufacturing high-quality products.

OMZ Group is one of the leading heavy industry companies specializing in engineering, production, sales and service support of equipment for nuclear, oil and gas, mining industries, as well as special steel production and industrial services. OMZ Group’s facilities are located in Russia and Czech Republic. The Group is controlled by Gazprombank.

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