MMK Comes First in Rolled Metal Goods Manufacturers’ Rating

UrBC, Magnitogorsk, January 16, 2019. Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) came first in the rating of Russian ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgical enterprises in the second half of 2018 as the best national manufacturer of flat rolled products and paint-coated and galvanized rolled goods.

According to MMK’s Information & PR Department, the bi-annual rating was made public in the latest issue of the Metallosnabzheniye I Sbyt magazine. MMK proved No.1 among all the Russian rolled sheet manufacturers once again, thanks to up-to-date, highly productive facilities that got put up in the last decade and now put out high quality flat rolled products in the market segments that yield the highest profit margins.

The plant’s modern facilities comprise heavy-plate Mill 5000 (meant for making metal goods used for LDP production and in the ship- and bridge-building industries) and the latest cold-roll Mill 2000 (meant for making high quality automobile body sheets and cold-rolled galvanized metal for the building industry and white goods manufacturers).

MMK also remains No.1 in the rating of paint-coated and galvanized metal manufacturers. The company currently runs three continuous hot-dip galvanizing units and two polymeric coating units. Besides, another hot-dip galvanizing unit and a combined continuous annealing/galvanizing unit got launched as part of the extension to the plant’s new cold-roll facility at Sheet Rolling Shop 11.

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