Interpipe, a global producer of steel pipes and railway wheels products, continuously develops exports of passenger railway products enhancing and diversifying sales geography.

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In September Interpipe NTRP shipped a pilot lot of 840 mm EN 13262 railway wheels to Gemeente Vervoerbedrijf Amsterdam (GVB), the municipal public transport operator for Amsterdam. The plant is now preparing for production of industrial batch for new customer.

Interpipe’s railway wheels is going to be used for refurbishment of metropolitan transport cars produced by Alstom, reports Railway Supply magazine, citing the manufacturer.

Alexander Garkavij, Director of Interpipe Railway Products Division:

– Interpipe supplied passenger railway wheels to the Netherlands for the first time ever. The increased requirements for metal microstructure are the feature of this order. The customer requested improved quality and strength characteristics of the wheels achieved from the optimal heat treatment mode. Deliveries for GVB are a good reference in the segment of passenger wheels for municipal transport in the European Union.

Interpipe is a Ukrainian industrial company, a manufacturer of seamless pipes and railway wheels. The company’s products are supplied to more than 80 countries of the world through a network of sales offices located in the key markets of the CIS, the Middle East, North America and Europe. In 2020, Interpipe sold 662 thousand tons of finished products, including 192 thousand tons of railway products. Railway products are sold under the KLW brand.

Interpipe employs 11 thousand people. In 2020, the Company transferred UAH 2.54 billion to the budgets of all levels.

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