May 27, 2011 TPK Soyuz launches 1st place Yaroslavl Pipe Plant.
Will be put into operation unit slitting steel coils (APR 1.0-6.0 h1250), electric welding tube mill TPP 19-51, artistic blacksmiths shop, shop for the production of light metal (up to 240 tonnes per year) and turning and milling area.
The total number of factory workers at the designed capacity will be 85 people.
Starting the TPP will allow the company to expand the range of products manufactured pipes and significantly improve their quality. Assortment of the camp is diverse: from a shaped tube (square and rectangular cross sections in accordance with GOST 8639-82, 8645-68, in sizes from 15×15 to 40×40 and 20×10 up from 50h25 mm with wall thickness of 1.0-3.0 mm, and the pipes on GOST 10705, 3262 19.8 diameter — 51 mm, wall thickness 1.0 — 3.5 mm. designed capacity of the mill is — 35 thousand tons per year.
Due to the commissioning of new equipment TPK "Union" plans to attract new customers: builders, furniture makers, road barriers and signs, metal doors, greenhouses, shelves for storage, systems, water and gas supply pipes, etc. of the new plant will also find their way into housing and Yaroslavl region (gas and water pipes, children’s playgrounds, public transportation, the various types of fencing).
In 2013 it is planned to start construction of the 2nd phase of the plant, which will include the installation of two electric welding tube mills and modernization aimed at increasing the performance of the APR. Commissioning of the second phase of the plant will increase the production of shaped and round tubes up to 140 thousand tons per year and expand its range of manufactured pipes, which will further increase to 80 jobs.