Tube maker of Sinara puts into operation a new upsetting press for oil country tubular goods

2 May 2006 (08:36)

On April 28, 2006, Tube Works of Sinara (Sinarsky Trubny Zavod JSC, member of Tube Metallurgical Company, Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya JSC) put into operation the new press upsetting oil country tubular goods.

According to the company’s PR-department, the press was designed by the SMS Meer, a German mechanical engineering firm, and was constructed on the company’s special demand, with a regard to the modern operational requirements. The installation of the press has been scheduled within a modernization investments program of Tube Metallurgical Company. The press is to increase its annual production output of end upset tubing and drill pipes by 36,000 tons.

The project realization including the press construction, its installation supervision and staff training took about a year. The company’s total investments into the project amount to $15m.

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