Turkey’s MMK Metalurji posts record galvanized output for January

Monday, 15 February 2021 17:07:12 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

Russian steelmaker MMK Group has announced that in January this year its Turkey-based subsidiary MMK Metalurji produced 42,316 mt of products at its hot dip galvanizing line in Dörtyol, Hatay, setting a record. In total, the company’s two hot dip galvanizing lines in Dörtyol and Dilovası produced 78,613 mt of products in the same month, which is a monthly record volume for MMK Metalurji.

The record production volume at Dörtyol plant was facilitated by improvements to the unit’s technical equipment, where engineering solutions have helped increase line speed. According to the company’s statement, the modernization works at the galvanizing lines in 2019-20 resulted in a new product line with coatings of up to 600 gr and thickness of up to 5.00 mm GI. 

“MMK Metalurji has been able to expand its product range and improve the system for taking orders. As a result, our Turkish facility received a range of orders for hot dip galvanized products in January, the fulfillment of which contributed to the record results,” Pavel Shilyaev, CEO of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, the parent company of the Turkish plant, said. Denis Kvasov, CEO of MMK Metalurji, noted that the company is constantly striving to improve production processes and attract new orders, taking into account market needs.

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