NLMK expands geographic footprint with new service center in S. Africa

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 16:51:17 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

Russian steelmaker NLMK Group has announced that it has opened a new service center in South Africa, which will supply abrasion-resistant and high-strength thick plates produced by its Belgian subsidiary NLMK Clabecq. The new service center, NLMK South Africa, will also make parts of these steels as per customers’ requirements.

According to the company’s statement, NLMK South Africa is favorably located not far from Johannesburg. Key clients of the service center are going to include mining, machine-building, construction and other companies, not only in South Africa, but also in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Angola, Zambia, among others.

Ilya Gushchin, NLMK Group vice president, sales, stated that South Africa is considered to be one of the fastest growing and the most prospective markets. NLMK’s offering in the African market includes high-strength and abrasion-resistant steels, with plans to expand our mix to include construction steel, steel for high-pressure vessels, tool steels, and other products, Mr. Gushchin added.


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