Zaporozhye Dneprospetsstal has begun a gradual launch of stainless steel production and is preparing to ship billets for the Nikopol Pipe Plant Centravis.
According to the sales director of Centravis Artem Atanasov, the company is seeing a positive trend in the supply of pipe billets for production.
“Dneprospetsstal, our main billet supplier, is gradually launching production, and in the near future we expect stable supply volumes,” Atanasov stated.
According to him, Centravis is operating normally, both in hot and cold shops. At the same time, in hot production, all actual performance indicators are higher than planned; in the cold shop, several lines operate at the level of stable operation before the war.
Atanasov confirmed that the Nikopol plant has begun offering products and accepting orders, adding that the company is actively preparing to participate in the Tube&Wire exhibition, which will be held in Dusseldorf from 20 to 24 June.
Centravis is one of the world's largest manufacturers of seamless stainless steel pipes, founded in 2000. Its production facilities are located in Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine).
Holding Centravis Ltd. created on the basis of CJSC "Nikopol Stainless Pipe Plant", service and trading companies LLC "Industrial and Commercial Enterprise "UVIS". Its shareholders are members of the Atanasov family.
Dneprospetsstal is the only Ukrainian manufacturer of long products and forgings made of special grades of steel: stainless, tool, high-speed, bearing, structural, as well as nickel-based heat-resistant alloys.