EVRAZ NTMK’s Converter Shop Turns 55

8 October 2018 (09:24)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, October 8, 2018. The converter shop at EVRAZ Holding’s Nizhniy Tagil Integrated Metallurgical Works (NTMK) got launched fifty-five years ago this month. The shop has put out 140,000,000,000 kg of steel and 70,000,000,000 kg of steel ingots since, NTMK’s press service reports.

The plant coordinated a number of festive events to celebrate the special date. A ‘jubilee' melting session took place at Converter 1; the melting process got supervised by Sverdlovsk Region’s Minister for Industry & Science Sergey Perestoronin, EVRAZ Vice President and Head of EVRAZ Holding Ural Denis Novozhenov, EVRAZ NTMK Managing Director Alexei Kushnarev, experts from Russia’s leading metallurgical enterprises and industrial research institutes, and the converter shop’s best workers, who all united to act as a symbolic team.

‘The metallurgical sector companies play a crucial part in Sverdlovsk Region’s economy. I congratulate all the shop employees on this ‘anniversary’, which is, in fact, a very important event on the national scale as well. EVRAZ NTMK is a fast-growing enterprise that keeps investing in production upgrades. You managed to both retain and build upon the long-standing tradition of launching the most advanced technologies at the plant,’ Minister Perestoronin said.

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