21 April 2018
Interpipe, producer of seamless pipes and forged railway wheels, and Vallourec, world leader in premium tubular solutions, announce their intention to start a partnership to produce in cooperation non-OCTG carbon seamless tubes for the European market.
These products, mostly for mechanical, line pipe and process applications, will be produced by Interpipe before being conditioned and controlled in a finishing line to be implemented in one of Interpipe’s mills located in Nikopol city in Ukraine and managed by Vallourec. The facility will be created as a part of joint venture between Interpipe and Vallourec.
The start of production is planned for autumn 2018. These tubes will be commercialized by Vallourec in Europe.
As a reminder Interpipe belongs to TOP-10 largest global seamless pipes producer and TOP-3 railcar wheels producers. In Y2017 total pipes and wheels sales volume of the company made 767k tons.
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