At JSC "MMK" MMK, one of the world’s largest steel producers, the ceremony of launching the second phase of cold rolling mill "2000". The main purpose of the complex capacity of 2 million tons per year — the production of high-quality cold rolled and galvanized steel with the latest technologies for interior and exterior automotive parts. These products can be used for the production of household appliances and the construction industry.
The total cost of the project amounted to 44.5 billion rubles, including the cost of the contract equipment — 490 million euros.
In 2013, a new set of LPC-11 should completely withdraw its design capacity of 2 million tons per year.
The event was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is planning to also see introduced into operation a new complex for the production of cold-rolled steel.
The first stage of the camp-2000 was put into operation in July last year. Total investment in the project will MMK approximately $ 1.5 billion.
With the launch of the second phase of MMK mill-2000, previously reported in the company, provides prospects of cooperation with the automobile factory «GM Uzbekistan", which produces cars Chevrolet.
MMK Group in 2011 increased steel production by 7% — to 12.2 million tons of commercial products — by 7%, to 11.16 million tons.