Large diameter pipes for major pipeline construction projects
It produces straight seam electric welded pipes with external and internal coatings. External diameter of pipes ranges between 508 and 1420 mm, and maximum pipe length is 18.3 m. Annual production volume is up to 600 thousand tonnes.
AO Izhora Pipe Mill has an active Quality Management System meeting the following standards: GOST R ISO 9001; API Specification Q1, ISO 9001.
The strategic aim of AO Izhora Pipe Mill is to become a highly competitive manufacturer through continuous improvement of product specifications and complete satisfaction of customer requirements. Our quality management system uses a process-oriented approach to quality. It defines product lifecycle processes and their relationships with other processes.
The existing documented Quality Management System includes a set of documents including the Quality Management System Manual (РСМК-01−2019) and documented QMS procedures. High product quality is achieved through universal participation of all employees in the QMS activities and continuous improvement of QMS.
Quality Management System of Izhora Pipe Mill is certified by American Petroleum Institute (API):
AO Izhora Pipe Mill holds a license to use API symbol on the following products:
Quality Management System of AO Izhora Pipe Mill meets the requirements of STO Gazprom 9001 standard.
Additionally, AO Izhora Pipe Mill holds a DNV certificate for pipes used in submerged installations.
Izhora Pipe Mill is one of the most modern manufacturers of large diameter pipes worldwide. It uses the latest pipe welding research and technologies offered by the leading global organizations to manufacture straight seam pipes 610 to 1420 mm in diameter with wall thickness up to 40 mm and length up to 18.3 m.
The pipes are made from up to class X100 metal strips that pass inspection tests and meet the requirements of Russian and international standards.
Core Production Equipment
German SMS Meer GmbH supplied and installed all welding equipment for the pipe welding plant. The plant can produce up to 600,000 tonnes of pipes per year.
External coating lines were delivered and installed by US-based CRC-Evans Pipeline International, Inc.
Internal coating lines were delivered by Dutch company Selmers Technology.
An invariable feature of the company is a continuous technological chain of production: slab — pipe billet — large-diameter pipe, which is the most important competitive advantage.
The slab manufactured at the Cherepovets Steel Mill is supplied to the broadband rolling mill of the plate-rolling shop for the production of pipe products of PAO Severstal (located at the same production site in the Kolpinsky district of St. Petersburg). Further, a strip (pipe billet) is produced fr om the slab, which enters the workshop for the production of large-diameter pipes of the Izhora Pipe Plant, wh ere pipes are made from the strip.
LDP production capacity per year
Were invested in the modernization of IPM in 2019
Continuous training programs
Systematic approach to development of employees’ skills, abilities and leadership capacity
Guaranteed respect for social and labor rights of employees according to the Labor Code of the Russian Federation and the Collective Agreement
Reward for professional competence, efficiency and commitment of each employee