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“CENTRAVIS” BEGINS SUPPLYING PIPES TO GERMAN COMPANIES

6 July , 2022  

PJSC Centravis Production Ukraine (Centravis Production Ukraine), which is part of the Centravis Ltd. holding, after quality approval, supplied stainless steel pipes of the German companies Buhlmann and Bilfinger, intended for use in the nuclear industry.
According to a press release from the company on Wednesday, the pipe acceptance procedure was carried out in Germany.
It is noted that the Buhlmann group of companies is a premium company selling steel pipes, pipe fittings and accessories worldwide, and Bilfinger is a European company specializing in civil and industrial construction, design, services, located in Germany.
“Final inspection of the last lines of the Hinkley Point C BOP order has been completed. Hinkley Point C is a 3200 MW nuclear power plant consisting of two units, the plant is under construction in Somerset, England. The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is of great importance for the UK in terms of reducing emissions carbon.”, – stated in a press release.
In addition, it is specified that the electricity produced by the two EPR reactors will prevent the emission of carbon dioxide at the level of 9 million tons annually. Mechanical properties, metal structure and resistance to intergranular corrosion fully meet the requirements used in the nuclear industry. The auditors also had no comments on the document flow and its quality.
“You managed to complete all the remaining work and provide us with full support in the export of products from Ukraine. We greatly appreciate the stable and reliable communication with you and your team over the past few weeks,” said Jan Paul Godhoff, director of international projects at Buhlmann.
In turn, Centravis Sales Director Artem Atanasov stressed that Ukraine is now going through difficult times, and participation in major global projects is the company’s support from European colleagues.
“Centravis” is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of seamless stainless steel pipes, founded in 2000. Its production facilities are located in Nikopol (Dnepropetrovsk region). Included in the top 10 global players, supplies pipes to more than 70 countries from different regions, in particular to Thyssenkrupp, Buhlmann, BMW, Alstom, Linde, Samsung, Volkswagen.
Before the Russian aggression, more than 1,400 people worked at the enterprise.
Holding Centravis Ltd. was created on the basis of CJSC “Nikopol Stainless Pipe Plant”, service and trading companies LLC “Production and Commercial Enterprise “UVIS”. Its shareholders are members of the Atanasov family.
Owned by Centravis Ltd. 100% of the shares of PJSC “Centravis Production Ukraine” is located.

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