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03.11.2020 Modernization

TMK automates business tasks with RPA solutions

TMK is implementing robotic process automation (RPA) in its business processes to handle market research, HR and administration. A pilot RPA project run at TMK’s Marketing Directorate has sped up execution fivefold in some areas.

16.02.2018 Modernization

New heat-treatment facility launched at TMK-ARTROM, Romania

TMK, the world’s biggest producer of steel pipes, commissioned a new integrated heat treatment line for seamless pipes at TMK-ARTROM, Romania.

01.08.2016 Modernization

Key milestone achieved by TMK GIPI Oman – to operate its new 6” mill

As part of the ongoing In Country Value “ICV” initiatives TMK GIPI’s management are pleased to announce the final stage of completing 8”-24” mill expansion for manufacturing of smaller sizes 6”-7”, which are used for oil and gas well delivery and currently sourced from overseas market.

18.05.2016 Modernization

TMK signs supply contracts to procure equipment for heat treatment facilities at Seversky Tube Works and TMK-ARTROM

TMK, one of the world’s leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry, and Italian SMS MEER S.p.A have signed contracts for the manufacture and supply of advanced equipment for seamless pipe heat treatment facilities to be built at Seversky Tube Works and TMK-ARTROM, Romania.

08.06.2015 Modernization

TMK commences production of pipes for hydraulic cylinders at TMK-ARTROM

TMK-ARTROM (Slatina, Romania), a TMK subsidiary, has commissioned a new Workshop to produce precision pipes used in the automotive industry and hydraulic cylinder manufacturing. The opening ceremony was attended by Romanian state secretary of economy Popa Maricel, and local authorities of Slatina municipality.

04.09.2014 Modernization

GreenWell coated premium connection ТМК UP PF certified under ISO 13679 CAL IV

TMK, one of the world's leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry, has run ISO 13679:2002 CAL IV tests on the premium connection ТМК UP PF with lubricant-free coating GreenWell.

14.07.2014 Modernization

TMK and LUKOIL sign R&D cooperation programme

TMK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pipe for the oil and gas industry, and LUKOIL signed an R&D cooperation programme for 2014-2016, providing for the launch of import-substituting and new types of high-performance tubular products that would meet the current needs of the oil and gas sector.

30.10.2013 Modernization

ТМК Implements New Technology of Lubricant-Free Coating for Threaded Connections

TMK has implemented a new technology of lubricant-free coating for threaded connections – Green Well. Casing pipes with TMK PF premium connections and the innovative coating were used for assembling casing columns run into the wells at Rosneft's Vankorskoye field.

17.04.2013 Modernization

TMK and Skolkovo Fund Sign Agreement to Establish R&D Centre

TMK, a leading global manufacturer of tubular products for the oil and gas industry, has signed an agreement with the Skolkovo Fund (the “Fund”) to open its research and development facility in the Skolkovo Innovation Centre. The agreement was signed by Dmitry Pumpyanskiy, Chairman of TMK’s Board of Directors, and Viktor Vekselberg, Skolkovo Fund President.

27.09.2012 Modernization

TMK Commissions New Production Lines at TMK-INOX

TMK-INOX, a subsidiary of TMK, has commissioned a shop manufacturing stainless steel and alloy-based welded precision pipes.

20.03.2012 Modernization

TMK IPSCO Begins Development of New Premium Facility in Canada

TMK IPSCO, the North American division of global pipe manufacturer TMK, has begun development of a new 33,000 square-foot pipe threading and service facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The state-of-the-art production equipment at the facility will thread a full range of ULTRA™ Premium connections, from 4 1/2 inches to 13 3/8 inches. In addition, the site will offer a full line of accessories, services and repairs. The facility is expected to begin operating in late 2012.

13.02.2009 Modernization

TMK FMT Premium Connections Certified

TMK (LSE: TMKS), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, announced today that its TMK FMT premium threaded connection successfully underwent certification testing at Oil States Industries' structural test laboratory in Aberdeen, UK.

12.11.2008 Modernization

ТМК Completes Key Strategic Investment Projects

TMK, one of the world’s largest producers of pipes for the oil and gas industry, today announces that it commissioned a new electric arc furnace (EAF) at its Seversky Tube Works (STZ) subsidiary.  The steelmaking equipment was supplied by SMS Demag and its commissioning marks the completion of key strategic initiatives formulated to increase the efficiency of production processes through the modernisation and expansion of steelmaking operations and pipe-making facilities.

03.11.2008 Modernization

TMK Starts Large Diameter Longitudinal Pipe Production

TMK, one of the world's largest producers of pipes for the oil and gas sector, announces today that production of large-diameter longitudinal welded pipes began at the Volzhsky Pipe Plant.  The successful commissioning of the new 650 thousand tonne HAEUSLER mill doubles Volzhsky’s large-diameter (LD) capacity to 1.2 million tonnes of pipes per year.

24.10.2008 Modernization

New Casing Finishing Line Commissioned at Volzhsky Pipe Plant

TMK announces today that a new 200,000 tpa finishing line for casing pipes was successfully commissioned at its Volzhsky Pipe Plant.  

24.09.2008 Modernization

PQF Mill Launched at TAGMET

TMK (LSE: TMKS), announces today that a 600 thousand tonne capacity Premium Quality Finishing (PQF) seamless rolling mill was brought on line as scheduled at its TAGMET plant in south-western Russia. The first batch of PQF seamless pipes was shipped to Surgutneftegas.

29.08.2008 Modernization

TMK Successfully Tests New Heat Treatment Equipment at its Volzhsky Subsidiary

Volzhsky Pipe Plant (VTZ), TMK’s subsidiary in the Volgograd Region, successfully tested Italian-made equipment installed as part of a new heat treatment line.

11.08.2008 Modernization

Taganrog Metallurgical Works hot-tested new PQF piercing mill

At Taganrog Metallurgical Works (TAGMET), a part of TMK, the first hollow-billet piercing was carried out with the use of the piercing mill of a new pipe-rolling system, part of a Premium Quality Finishing (PQF) continuous mill made by SMS Meer. Annual capacity of the new system will amount to 600 thousand tonnes of seamless pipes.

24.07.2008 Modernization

TMK-Artrom Launches New Equipment

TMK-Artrom (Romania), commissioned its new cogging mill, which completed vertical integration of TMK production complex in Romania. All seamless pipes produced by TMK-Artrom will be manufactured of billets produced at TMK-Resita, TMK’s steelmaking facility in Romania.

23.07.2008 Modernization

ТМК Oilfield Services Division Increases its Production Capacities

In early July, 2008 ТМК Oilfield Services Division, launched tubing production line at its facilities in the city of Buzuluk (Russia), enhancing its ability to provide the customers with a set of services both for maintenance and repair, and production of high-tech tubular goods.

16.04.2008 Modernization

Installation of a New Large-Diameter Pipe Mill at TMK’s Volzhsky Pipe Plant

OAO “TMK” (TMK) today announces that the installation of a new large-diameter longitudinal welded pipe mill is underway at its Volzhsky subsidiary.

27.12.2007 Modernization

First Batch of Test Pipes with Internal Smooth Coating Produced at Volzhsky Pipe Plant

TMK announces today that new LD smooth internal pipe coating equipment is undergoing testing at its Volzhsky Pipe Plant (VTZ) subsidiary.

28.11.2007 Modernization

Installation of a New Finishing Line for Casing pipes Underway at Volzhsky Pipe Plant

TMK announces today that a new finishing line for casing pipes is being installed at its Volzhsky Pipe Plant subsidiary. This new equipment will be added to the No3 pipe rolling workshop (TPC-3) and will have 200,000 tonnes of annual finishing capacity.

14.11.2007 Modernization

Construction of a PQF Continuous Pipe Rolling Mill Underway at TAGMET

TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, today announces that construction of a new 600 thousand tonne Premium Quality Finishing (PQF) continuous pipe rolling mill is underway at its subsidiary TAGMET.

09.11.2007 Modernization

Danieli to Supply FQM™ Hot Rolling Mill to Seversky Tube Works

TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, today announces that it has signed an agreement for the supply of a Fine Quality Mill (FQM) from Danieli, a world leader in the design, manufacturing and installation of equipment for the steel industry, to be installed at its Seversky Tube Works (STW) subsidiary.

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