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Khartsyzsk Pipe purchases mobile exhibition equipment for Khartsyzsk’s History Museum

25 November 2013

Metinvest Group's Khartsyzsk Pipe sponsored the acquisition of mobile equipment for the City of Khartsyzsk's History Museum. The new exhibition showcases and display stands were purchased as part of Metinvest's "We Improve the City" social projects.

Khartsyzsk Pipe provided the City's History Museum with six specialized showcases, a folding table and a sidewalk sign. The new equipment will allow for conducting exhibitions in schools, displaying exhibits at remote locations and telling about Khartsyzsk's rich culture outside of the city. The museum plans to arrange an exhibition of handiwork made by craftsmen from the Vdokhnoveniye craftsman studio. The Studio operates out of the City's History Museum and is used by more than 60 craftsmen for beadweaving, embroidery, origami, tapestry, wood engraving, and more.

"We would like to thank the management of Metinvest Group's Khartsyzsk Pipe for their concern about issues faced by institutions such as museums. We did need these exhibition showcases. Now, we can take exhibitions to a higher level. At the end of the day, Khartsyzsk residents will benefit from this," said Irina Bikmulina, director of the museum.

The City's History Museum is the only state museum in Khartsyzsk. The museum opened its doors to visitors in 1967. The institution collects, studies, conserves, and exhibits artifacts of historical and cultural importance.

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Khartsyzsk Pipe Plant is the largest pipe producer in Ukraine and one of the largest pipe producers in Europe. The company produces large diameter longitudinal submerged arc welded (LSAW) pipes from 508 mm to 1,422 mm with external corrosion-resistant and internal corrosion-resistant coating or flow coat for main oil and gas pipelines. The capacity of the plant is 1.3 million tons of pipes per year, of which about 700 thousand tons are coated.

Khartsyzsk Pipe Plant has integrated management system to guarantee stable high quality to the customer. It is based on the standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, API Spec Q1, DSTU ISO 9001, GOST Р ISO 9001, STO Gazprom 9001. The products of the plans have certifications from API, EN and national UkrSEPRO. Welding operations are certified ISO 3834-2. 
KhTW produced over 630 thousand tons of large diameter pipes in 2011, which is record high over the last 20 years.
Khartsyzsk Pipe was the first Ukrainian enterprise of Metinvest Group to launch the Lean Enterprise programme and achieve significant results. 

The priority social policy areas of KhTW as city-forming enterprise include: social programs, educational activities and municipal infrastructure improvement. The social investments of the enterprise amounted to over UAH 1.3 million in 2011.
KhTW is an enterprise of Metallurgical Division of Metinvest Group.

METINVEST is a vertically integrated steel and mining group of companies, managing every link of the value chain, from mining and processing iron ore and coal to making and selling semi-finished and finished steel products. The Group comprises steel and mining production facilities located in Ukraine, Europe and the USA, and has a sales network covering all key global markets. Metinvest Group is structured into Metallurgical and Mining Divisions. has a strategic vision to become the leading vertically integrated steel producer in Europe, delivering sustainable growth and profitability resilient to business cycles and providing investors with returns at above the industry benchmarks. The Group generated US$12.6 billion of revenues and a 16% EBITDA margin for the 12 months of 2012.

Major shareholders of METINVEST B.V. (a holding company) are SCM Group (71.25%) and Smart-Holding (23.75%), partnering in Company’s management.

METINVEST HOLDING, LLC is the management company of Metinvest Group.