19 October 2007
NLMK named “Supplier of the year” by ABB, a world’s leading producer of power and automation systems
NLMK has been recognized by ABB Oy, Machines (representative office of ABB Group in Finland) as «Supplier of the Year – 2006». ABB Oy, Machines, specializes in the development and production of automation systems for industrial enterprises and power complexes.
NLMK has been shipping cold-rolled non-grain-oriented narrow strip steel of 0.5 mm thickness to Finland for over 10 years.
In 2006 ABB Group’s representatives audited NLMK’s Quality Management System and Environmental Management System for electrical steel production procedures. The auditors confirmed the compliance of the Management System, technological processes and NLMK’s products to the requirements of international standards and requirements of suppliers.
ABB Group is one of the largest world companies, which specializes in the production of power equipment and automation technologies. The company’s branches are in 100 countries of the world. The Headquarters are located in Zurich, Switzerland.
In the first three quarters of this year, NLMK exported about 234 thousand tonnes of cold-rolled non-grain-oriented steel. This steel product is used in manufacturing of stators and rotors of electric motors, generators of different capacity and other electrical equipment.