The Pipe Metallurgical Company TMK has produced a million tonnes of seamless steel pipes on the CPE pipe rolling unit, one of the main production facilities of the TMK-ARTROM plant, located in the city of Slatina in Romania and a part of TMK. The Cross Piercing Elongator tube rolling mill with a capacity of 100 thousand tonnes of pipes was installed in Slatina in 2007 in record time and began production nine months after the start of the investment program. It is designed for the production of seamless pipes for general use, which are used in the energy, automotive, construction and other industries.
Since 2007, pipes made with the Cross Piercing Elongator unit have been delivered to 400 customers in more than 40 countries around the world. The company has invested more than 40 million euros in its modernization - investments were directed to the introduction of additional equipment to improve the quality of products.