Year established: 1997.
Purpose of establishment: design and production of science-based products.
Field of design: mechanical engineering for metallurgy, foundries, nonferrous metallurgy and other industries.
Company mission: technological re-equipment and modernization of domestic steel plants and iron foundries based on innovative, competitive technologies.
Head: Director General Vladimir Ivanovich Zolotukhin, MD in Technical Sciences, professor, member of the Russian Academy of Engineering Science.
Types of activity: design, manufacture and complete delivery of modern stopless steel casting systems for casting ladles of 2-300 t capacity, including slide gates and refractory products for them; unshaped refractory products manufacture. The company has been operating in these fields for over 14 years.
Types of service:
engineering and commissioning, installation supervision, slide systems after-sales service; personnel training
Novolipetsk Iron and Steel Works; Guryevsk Metallurgical Plant; Omutninsk Metallurgical Plant; Volzhski Pipe Plant; Nizhneserginskiy Metallurgical Plant; Yurginsky Machine Engineering Plant; Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant; Yartsevskiy Casting-Rolling Plant; Perm Metallurgical Plant Kamastal; Tikhvin Carriage Works; Frolovsk Electrometallurgical Plant Volga-FEST; Rostov Electrometallurgical Plant (REMZ); Mariupol Iron and Steel Works AzovElectroStal; Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (nuclear fuel manufacturer); Cheboksary Plant Promtractor-Promlit.
The company’s staff includes:
5 employees with academic degree; 25 employees with higher education; 24 employees with secondary technical education; the total number of employees is about 60
Company’s scientific work:
there was formed a scientific field in the sphere of stopless steel casting automation. Four PhD theses and four master’s theses related to this topic have been defended; 2 MD theses are being prepared. Over 50 works related to the company’s developments, including patents and articles, appeared in the main industry publications and the publications, recommended by VAK (Higher Attestation Commission).
Participation in Trade Fairs, conferences, innovation salons:
The results of the company’s developments, presented at the International Salon of Innovations Brussels – Eureka, as well as during the High Technologies Week in Saint Petersburg, received high ratings from the international committee and were awarded Silver medals; the company was awarded the contest’s diploma in the sphere of entrepreneurship “Golden Mercury” in the nomination “Best small enterprise”; the company was awarded a Silver medal at the International Industrial exhibition “Metal-EXPO’2011” for the development and implementation of stopless steel casting systems and bottom blowing units.
Membership in regional and international organizations: The company is a member of the “Metallurgmash” International Union of Metallurgical Equipment Producers, Tula regional league of scientific and technological and innovative entrepreneurship; Tula Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Russian Academy of Engineering Science.
Aims of the company:
- Overall production volume increase, mastering a new range of products;
- Constant improvement of the product quality, import substitution;
- Expansion of production facilities;
- Job creation.
Key factors, contributing to the success of the company:
- In-house developments, adapted to the Russian market conditions;
- Unique engineering and process solutions;
- Own production sites.