Ukrainian industrial company Interpipe signed a long-term contract for supplying of freight wheelsets to INVEHO UFO, one of the largest railcar building and carriage repair companies in France.
According to a company press release, the contract includes the delivery of 1,530 ULT-25 wheelsets to the French customer until September 2022.
INVEHO UFO is going to use them for manufacturing of new freight railcars. ULT-25 wheelsets were designed by Interpipe’s engineers for the European gauge, they are in great demand by clients both in France and Germany as well as in other European countries.
Interpipe Railway Products Division Director Oleksandr Garkavyi said that French INVEHO UFO is its regular customer. Interpipe has already shipped them twice large orders.
“ULT-25 wheelset is one of the most popular designs at the European market of freight trains with speeds up to 120 km/h. The low-stress design of the wheel disc enables to enhance its durability and life cycle. We expect not only to maintain, but also to expand our cooperation with INVEHO UFO with other types of products,” he said.
PJSC Energomashspetsstal (EMSS, Kramatorsk, Donetsk region), the owner of which is Russia’s Atomenergomash, has signed a new agreement with Steel Authority of India (SAIL) for delivery of 1,190 tonnes of rolled products. The press service of EMSS has reported that the agreement was signed following tender in July 2019. The value of the contract is not disclosed.
The rolls will be produced for a new hot-rolling mill 2250 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP).
According to the contract, the products should be sent to the customer by the second quarter of 2021.
The company’s press service said a successful fulfillment of this order would favor further cooperation with SAIL into other projects.
For a moment, SAIL’s RSP is also waiting for another delivery under the previous order from EMSS that is to be sent to the customer by the beginning of 2020.
Energomashspetsstal is the largest Ukrainian producer of special cast and forged products for individual and small-scale production for metallurgy, shipbuilding, energy (wind, steam, hydro, nuclear) and general engineering.
SAIL is top five biggest companies of India.