OMK Chusovoy Plant Produces 100 Millionth Spring for Autos
On April 2, 2021, at the production site of the Chusovoy plant of the United Metallurgical Company in Perm Territory, the 100 millionth spring was produced since the start of spring production here in 1973. The jubilee spring was made for the flagship of the production of the Kama Automobile Plant, the newest model of the K5 generation, the KAMAZ main tractor.
Chusovoy plant OMK is a leader in the production of vehicle springs in Russia and the CIS, constantly improving the methods and technology of springs production. In 2020, a technical re-equipment program was launched here. The production of the enterprise is equipped with modern equipment and automated, the best practices of the automotive industry are used. The plant is the only one among domestic manufacturers that produces springs from steel strip of its own production, controlling the quality at every stage of the technological process, and uses the method of shot blasting of the spring plate in a prestressed state to significantly increase the service life of the product. To protect against corrosion, a painting method using electrocathodic deposition is used, which is included in the requirements of leading car manufacturers.