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Interpipe made debut supply of passenger railway wheels to the Netherlands

Interpipe, a global producer of steel pipes and railway wheels products, continuously develops exports of passenger railway products enhancing and diversifying sales geography.
In September Interpipe NTRP shipped a pilot lot of 840 mm EN 13262 railway wheels to Gemeente Vervoerbedrijf Amsterdam (GVB), the municipal public transport operator for Amsterdam. The plant is now preparing for production of industrial batch for new customer. Interpipe’s railway wheels is going to be used for refurbishment of metropolitan transport cars produced by Alstom.
Alexander Garkavij, Director of Interpipe Railway Products Division:
- Interpipe supplied passenger railway wheels to the Netherlands for the first time ever. The increased requirements for metal microstructure are the feature of this order. The customer requested improved quality and strength characteristics of the wheels achieved from the optimal heat treatment mode. Deliveries for GVB are a good reference in the segment of passenger wheels for municipal transport in the European Union.

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.
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