Zaporozhye Steel "Zaporizhstal", included in the group "Metinvest" in January-June 2013 increased the production of steel by 2.2% compared to the same period in 2012 — up to 1.580 million tons. According to a company press release on Monday, six months of this year, the plant increased steel production — by 0.2% to 1.866 million tons. In June, produced 313.2 thousand tons of steel and 251.6 thousand tons of rolled steel. "Zaporizhstal" in 2012 increased the production of pig iron by 5.1% compared with 2011 — up to 3.194 million tons, steelproduction decreased by 0.7% — up to 3.785 million tons, shipped rolled — and by 0.7% to 3,149,000 tons. "Zaporizhstal" — one of the largest industrial enterprises in Ukraine, whose products are well known and in demand in the domestic market and in many countries around the world. Specialization plant — high quality steel c / c roll, r / c sheet, x / c sheet, c / roll to a thickness of 0.5-8.0 mm of carbon, low alloy and stainless steels, as well as the steel strip and plate. The main customers — manufacturers of welded pipes, automotive, agricultural, transport engineering, manufacturers of domestic appliances. "Zaporizhstal" is in the process of integration into the group "Metinvest", which the major shareholders are JSC "System Capital Management" (71.25%) and the group of companies "Smart-Holding" (23.75%).