Interpipe rolled the first lot of seamless pipes, using the billets, produced at the new Dniprosteel electric steel-smelting complex. The first pipe was rolled at Interpipe NTRP plant, using a steel billet, produced in the course of the first heat.
Frank Rittner, Director for Strategy and Business Development at Interpipe, resigned from his position in the Company on January 31, 2012.
On January 17, 2012 Interpipe and Italian general contractor DANIELI Company successfully have begun hot testing of the manufacturing equipment at the Dneprosteel Electric Steel Smelting Complex (ESSC). During the first melting process 100 tons of steel billets were produced.
In the first quarter of 2015, the deficiency of iron scrap was 221 thousand tons or 23% of the needs of metallurgical enterprises.