Azerbaijan’s metallurgical producer eyes to expand output varieties
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 14
By Matanat Nasibova – Trend:
Azertexnolayn plant, one of the biggest steel pipe producers in Azerbaijan, located in the country’s Sumgayit city, plans to expand the varieties and volumes of metallurgical products this year, a source at the plant told Trend.
This includes production of steel pipes used in the transportation of crude oil, according to the source.
“It is planned to increase the capacity of the plant by expanding the varieties of this type of metallurgical products,” the source added. “New types of products will differ in their technical parameters. In the future, it is also planned to increase the production of corrugated pipes SN 8 DN 1000, 400 300, 200.”
The plant exports products to Central Asian countries, according to the source.
“This year it is planned to increase the volume of deliveries to Uzbekistan in view of the great demand for the plant’s products,” the source added. “The plant also intends to sign export agreements with companies operating in Kazakhstan. Negotiations are being held with other potential clients in the Central Asian market.”
The plant, which is the first resident of the Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park, was commissioned in 2013.
Presently, the plant uses modern technologies for the production and export of steel pipes with a diameter of 400-2,000 millimeters used in the transportation of crude oil and natural gas, for the needs of oil refineries, laying of water pipelines, as well as in steel structures and steel piles.
The plant also produces polyethylene sewer pipes with steel reinforcement with a diameter of 400-2,400 millimeters, metal panel fencing made of wire up to 2.5 meters wide and high, plastic fittings, water and gas valves, plastic circular valves.
The plant has a number of certificates obtained for high quality products in accordance with national and international standards such as API, ISO 9001, OHSA 18001, ISO 14001, ISO 29001, GOST, and AZS.