PAO Tulachermet is a world leader in supply of merchant pig iron. The enterprise has developed modern technical facilities. Supply is mostly carried out due to intragroup production of quality iron ore and coking coal, which enables the company to steadily produce pig iron grades with low impurity content.
The plant is located in the central region of Russia, which provides easy access to the largest railway junctions. Tulachermet is located relatively not far from Baltic and Black Sea ports. Pig iron of Tulachermet is shipped to ports in large lots, which makes it possible to charter large ships for transportation and significantly cut down clients’ transport costs.
IMH’s pig iron on global markets
Share of export in the total production volume — more than 90%
Main consumers on global markets: USA, Eastern and Western Europe, Middle East countries.
The share of Tulachermet in the Russian market — about 50%
The largest partners of the enterprise: United metallurgical company (OMK), KAMAZ group, as well as Belarusian enterprises — Belarusian Metallurgic Plant and Minsk Tractor Works.
Main competitive advantage of pig iron produced by Tulachermet — low impurities content.
The enterprise produces more than 20 various Russian cast iron grades for steel works and foundries, seven of which are
The flexible production process makes it possible to considerably increase the share of foundry and nodular cast iron, depending on consumers’ requirements.
The main advantage of pig iron produced in Tula is low content of impurities, such as manganese, phosphorus, titanium, chrome, copper, vanadium, which is due to using quality iron ore of Kursk Magnetic Anomaly (Kombinat KMAruda) and coking coal (KOKS). The stable quality of raw materials combined with the manufacturing process make it possible to produce cast iron with impurity content as low as Mn, Р up to 0.05%, S — 0.015%, Ti, Cr, Cu, V — up to 0.025%, Al, Ni, Co, Sb, B, Te, As, Sn, Mo, Se, Zn, Bi in total — 0.03%.
At Tulachermet, a quality management system conforming to the international standard ISO 9001:2008 has been implemented and certified.