Vallourec and Interpipe to jointly produce non-OCTG carbon seamless tubes

Thursday, 19 April 2018 10:47:23 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

France-based pipe manufacturer Vallourec and Ukrainian steel pipe and railway wheel producer Interpipe have announced their intention to start a partnership to produce in cooperation non-OCTG carbon seamless tubes for the European market.

The products, mostly for mechanical, line pipe and process applications, will be produced by Interpipe before being conditioned and controlled in a finishing line to be implemented in one of Interpipe’s mills located in Nikopol city in Ukraine and managed by Vallourec. The start of production is planned for autumn this year. These tubes will be commercialized by Vallourec in Europe.

Vallourec stated that, with this partnership, it will be able to complement its offer with highly competitive entry-level pipes and therefore propose a global portfolio of solutions to reinforce its market position in Europe.


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