Vallourec, world leader in premium tubular solutions, and Interpipe, Ukrainian manufacturer of steel seamless tubes, announce their intention to start a partnership to produce in cooperation non-OCTG carbon seamless tubes for the European market.
These products, mostly for mechanical, line pipe and process applications, will be produced by Interpipe before being conditioned and controlled in a finishing line to be implemented in one of Interpipe's mills located in Nikopol city in Ukraine and managed by Vallourec. The start of production is planned for Autumn 2018. These tubes will be commercialised by Vallourec in Europe.
With this partnership, Vallourec will be able to complement its offer with highly competitive entry-level pipes and therefore propose a global portfolio of solutions to reinforce its market position in Europe, the group's historic base currently positioned on products with higher added value.
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