OMK Belgorod Plant Doubles Output
United Metallurgical Company OMK’s Belgorod plant OOO Belenergomash BZEM has expanded the range of manufactured boiler products and has
United Metallurgical Company OMK’s Belgorod plant OOO Belenergomash BZEM has expanded the range of manufactured boiler products and has doubled its output since 2017, from 2.6 thousand tonnes per year to 5.6 thousand tons per year due to large-scale modernization and technical re-equipment of boiler production with financial support from the Industrial Development Fund VEB.RF Group. The total investment in the modernization of boiler production amounted to about 1 billion rubles, of which 500 million rubles as a concessional loan under the Development Projects program was provided by the Industrial Development Fund.
With the attraction of a loan from the FRP, the Belgorod plant installed equipment for the production of boilers of a new design for the chemical industry. In particular, an energy-technological steam boiler RKS-170 for a line for the production of sulfuric acid used in the manufacture of mineral fertilizers. For customers, the main advantages of these boilers are increased reliability, efficiency, compactness and ease of transportation. In addition, a new line for welding membrane panels was installed at the plant. They are used inside boilers to maximize heat retention, which makes the combustion process more efficient.
The plant can now manufacture the only boilers in Russia capable of operating on three types of fuel: blast furnace, converter and natural gases. Co-combustion of these gases allows reducing the volume of emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere.