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Interpipe passed the audit of Siemens, the German manufacturer of railway transport

Interpipe, a global producer of steel pipes and railway wheels products, announces that it has successfully completed the audit of Siemens, the German railway transport manufacturer.

Thus, an important step towards full qualification of Interpipe as a supplier was made. Once being fully qualified the Company will be able to deliver wheels directly for manufacturing and maintenance of a wide range of Siemens rail transportation vehicles around the world, including high-speed passenger trains, electric commuter trains, subway railcars, and locomotives.

The audit consisted of several stages. The German party thoroughly examined the entire production technology – from the manufacture of round billets at EAF complex Interpipe Steel and up to the machining of the railway wheels themselves. Siemens’ representatives paid special attention to Interpipe's decarbonization plans.
Alexander Garkavyi, Railway Products Division Director at Interpipe:

- We could prove that we comply with all the most stringent requirements of Siemens in-house standards. It is a major step forward towards the strategic goal of the Railway Products Division – to become a certified supplier for locomotives and passenger rolling stock of one of the largest railcar manufacturers in Europe. Interpipe is going to fill the first direct orders for Siemens already this year.
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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