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Interpipe delivered ULT-25 wheelsets to French INVEHO UFO

Ukrainian industrial company Interpipe signed a long-term contract for supplying of freight wheelsets to INVEHO UFO, one of the largest railcar building and carriage repair companies in France.

The contract includes the delivery of 1,530 ULT-25 wheelsets to the French customer until September 2022.

INVEHO UFO is going to use them for manufacturing of new freight railcars.

ULT-25 wheelsets were designed by Interpipe’s engineers for the European gauge, they are in great demand by clients both in France and Germany as well as in other European countries.

Alexander Garkavyi, Interpipe Railway Products Division Director:

- French INVEHO UFO is our regular customer. Interpipe has already shipped them twice large orders. ULT-25 wheelset is one of the most popular designs at the European market of freight trains with speeds up to 120 km/h. The low-stress design of the wheel disc enables to enhance its durability and life cycle. We expect not only to maintain, but also to expand our cooperation with INVEHO UFO with other types of products.

About the company:

Interpipe is global producer of steel pipes and railway wheels, based in Ukraine. The company’s products are marketed in more than 80 countries all around the world via the network of sales offices located in key markets of Ukraine, Europe, North America and the Middle East. In 2020, Interpipe supplied 662 kt of finished goods, including 192 kt of railway products.

Interpipe has 11 thousand people working at the company’s facilities. During 2020 the Company transferred UAH 2.54bln in taxes to budgets of all levels and extra-budgetary funds.

Contacts for the mass media:
Andrey Pisarevskiy
Press Officer
Phone: +380 44 233 66 53
Cell: +380 67 952 17 62


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