As part of a major investment program to modernize production, "SSM-Tyazhmash" has acquired a new, modern unit. Turning and milling machining center produced by the Japanese company «OKUMA» will be used for machining units of the main shops Cherepovets Steel Mill (part of the Division "Severstal Russian Steel").
"SSM-Tyazhmash" completes the first phase of a large-scale program of modernization of the machining capacity of the company. Total investment in the project, the total cost of about 450 million rubles for two years were purchased five multi-service centers for machining of complex parts. Until the end of 2012 will be purchased and installed the latest milling and boring center of the Italian firm FPT.
"New modern facilities will improve the quality of the machining, to increase its speed by five times, — said Anatoly Konstantinov, acting general director of the company, — Due to the improved handling characteristics the company will be able to expand the product line."
The new center will carry out a comprehensive high-precision machining of complex configuration of different types of steel. The versatility allows to combine several types of operations (turning, milling, drilling, threading, zubofrezerovku, etc.) without stopping for re-adjustment.
The second phase of modernization of capacities "SSM-Tyazhmash" involves hardware upgrades Fancy-foundry, boiler assembly shop. These projects will begin in 2012.