Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony of the Sumgayit Pipe Rolling Plant of Baku Steel Company LLC after the reconstruction

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony of the Sumgayit Pipe Rolling Plant of Baku Steel Company LLC after the reconstruction. Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Baku Steel Company LLC Rasim Mammadov informed the president about the work done there. Azerbaijan Pipe Rolling Plant started the production of pipe in 1952. But in 90s Plant fully stopped its operation. Finally under the decree of national leader Heydar Aliyev Azerboru Joint Stock Company was established in 1998 and was announced publicly for privatization. During 2016-2017 years radical reconstruction work has been carried out. Enterprise with 170000 tons annual production capacity was supplied with modern equipment. In general, Baku Steel Company's second line steel molding shop has also invested in reconstruction of the Sumgayit pipe plant worth $ 71 million. The plant is employing 530 people, and the average salary in the enterprise is 1,500 AZN. Steel 20, steel 45, steel 09 Q2S and solid steel and other steel depending on order were produced in the plant. After this production process those round semi-finished products were sent to Sumgayit Pipe Rolling Plant operating under Baku Steel Company. In the plant seamless ventilating-compressor pipes, protective pipes, general and special purpose seamless pipes were produced herein. Before manufacturing of semi-finished products of these pipes were imported from Russia and Ukraine. These products have been already produced in Baku Steel Company's second line steel molding shop. Finally we produce our own products staying away from import. Enlarging export policy the company exports own products to Kazakhstan, Georgia, Switzerland, Romania, Russia and other countries. All of our products distinguished with high qualities. Baku Steel Company has established its activity as the world's and region’s leading Metallurgy Exporter at the level of modern requirements. Acquainted with the enterprise the Head of state wished the good luck to collective.