14 Nov 2013
OAO Severstal, one of the world's leading vertically integrated steel and steel related mining companies, exhibits its products for automotive and construction industries, fuel and energy companies and machine building at Metal-Expo'2013, the annual industry exhibition being held in Moscow on November 12−15. Severstal focuses on promotion of steel products for construction industry. Special attention is paid to ArmaNorma, a new type of A600C construction rebars, peculiar for its strength properties, and to “Steel Silk”, galvanised rolled steel products with polymer coating specially manufactured for metal tile sheets production.
Another exhibition stand is dedicated to Severstal's participation in large scale Russian infrastructural projects.
According to 9M 2013 financial results CherMK increased its deliveries of rolled steel products to Russian domestic market by 10% or up to 500000 tons as to 9M 2012. During this period Severstal’s deliveries to Russian domestic market reached 5 billion tonnes.
Sergey Toropov, CEO of Severstal’s Russian Steel division, said: “Domestic market is strategically crucial for the company, so we are planning to expand our presence on it due to new products development and service improvement, namely customer and order support development and delivery efficiency improvement.”
Increase in deliveries to the domestic market occurred mainly due to larger shipments to Russian constuction and steel industry enterprises. Hard work in this direction, including that of distribution network, has resulted in 14% growth in deliveries to this segment, that's up to 300,000 tonnes as to 2012. Total deliveries to Russian construction and steel industry companies were more than 2,5 billion tonnes of steel products.
Constitution mix products sales by Severstal’s Russian Steel division increased in 9M period: rolled steel products with polymer coating shipments increased by 17% and that of bar iron by 13% as to 9M 2012.
Severstal’s steel products were used in Russian largest infrastructural projects such as Sochi-2014, Universiade in Kazan, FIFA World Cup-2018, expanding of underground railway systems in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Due to the efficiency of its distribution network, Severstal entered into a contract with PIK Group to deliver rolled steel products for the purposes of real estate and new Zenit-Arena stadium construction.
Some 100,000 tonnes of rebars and more than 46,000 tonnes of rolled steel sheet will be delivered for the North-Western region’s largest infrastructural project Western High Speed Diameter motorway construction (in St. Petersburg).
Among the participants of the exhibition were companies of the Severstal-Metiz Group (stand 1B23), the Izhora Pipe Mill and Severstal Steel Solutions (part of Severstal’s Russian Steel division), the Severstal-Invest Trading House (part of the Distribution Network of Severstal’s Russian Steel Division).
OAO Severstal's exhibition stand is located in hall 75, section 1a, stand 1C15.