Russia: ChTPZ decreases sales in May 2018

In May Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant decreased railroad sales by 1.9% YoY and by 10% MoM, to 101.5 thousand tons. In January-May sales grew by 23.2%, to 560.8 thousand tons, with deliveries to domestic customers up by 53.2%, to 450.6 thousand tons, while exports dropped by 31.6%, to 110.2 thousand tons. In April ChTPZ increased…

Russia: ChTPZ to supply LDP for Gazprom strategic projects

Gazprom chairman Alexei Miller and Chelyabinsk Pipe Works chairman Andrei Komarov discussed cooperation.

In particular, they spoke of the large diameter pipe supplies.

They also discussed development of pipes for sea deposits and new types of joints.

The companies have a program of cooperation in 2015-2020. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ChTPZ and SAP to cooperate

During the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, ChtPZ Group and SAP CIS have concluded a memorandum of cooperation in digital transformation. According to the document, in 2018-2025 ChTPZ plans to unify and increase efficiency of its business processes with the help of a unified system on the basis of SAP S/4HANA. “Digital transformation is a…

Russia: ChTPZ rebrands OCTG thread joints

ChTPZ has carried out rebranding of its pipes with premium thread joints. Now on the Russian market these products will be represented under a combined name of ChTPZ Prime, and on the foreign market – Chelpipe Prime. “The rebranding is a part of the company strategy to develop and promote new types of products. Under…

Russia: ChTPZ scrap sales down in 2017

In 2017 the Meta Group of Companies, a part of ChTPZ, sold 1.32 million tons of scrap, down by 2.5% YoY, including 829 thousand tons of its own procurement, up by 69 thousand tons, and 491 thousand tons of transit scrap. Among the group participants the sales growth leaders were Vtorchermet (+30.7 thousand tons), Meta-Chelyabinsk…

Russia: ChTPZ ships LDP to Uzbekistan

ChTPZ has supplied some 6 thousand tons of large diameter pipes to Uzbekistan. The customer was Enter Engineering, one of the leaders of the Central Asia oil and gas construction market. The pipes with the diameter of 1020 mm and the wall thickness of 10 mm and outer three-layer corrosion-resistant coating were made of K52…

Russia: ChTPZ and Gazprom discuss cooperation

St Petersburg hosted a meeting of the Gazprom chairman Alexei Miller and ChTPZ chairman Andrei Komarov. The parties discussed issues of pipe deliveries. Issues of price formation for 2018 under new market conditions have also been reviewed. In 2017 ChTPZ supplied over 560 thousand tons of pipes for the construction of Nord Stream-2 and Sila…

Russia: ChTPZ sees losses in January-September 2017

In January-September Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Works received 825.92 million rubles of net losses as opposed to 3.529 billion rubles of net profit in 9 months of 2016. According to the company statement, its earnings increased by 7.4%, to 78.686 billion rubles, sales profits dropped from 9.784 billion rubles to 4.75 billion rubles, gross profit –…

Russia: new ChTPZ pipe division CEO appointed

Boris Kovalenkov, the head of the Rimera Group of Companies, has been appointed CEO of the ChTPZ group pipe division. The corresponding decision has been taken by the group board of directors. From October 16, Kovalenkov is responsible for the management of the pipe division, the improvement of its efficiency, as well as financial and…