President Ilham Aliyev has taken part in opening of Sumgait Pipe-Rolling Plant after reconstruction


December 15, Fineko/abc.az. The Sumgait Pipe-Rolling Plant of the Baku Steel Company has resumed its operation after reconstruction.

The Azerbaijani Presidential Administration’s press service informs that the opening ceremony was attended by the head of state.

The plant’s capacity after the reconstruction increased from 90,000 tons up to 200,000 tons. The equipment installed at the plant was bought from the most leading companies in this field.

Equipment for advanced laboratory was purchased in the U.S., China, Europe and Taiwan.

Pipes, produced at the plant, in addition to their sale at the domestic market will be directed for export. The plant expects to export to Germany, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

The plant is employing currently 531 people, and the average salary in the enterprise is AZN 1,500.