Mechel to Demonstrate Rails and Wagonbuilding Products at Leading Transport Fair Innotrans 2018Moscow, Russia – September 11, 2018 – Mechel PAO (NYSE: MTL, MOEX: MTLR), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports its participation in the leading international trade fair for transport technology, InnoTrans 2018.
The fair will be held on September 18-21 in Berlin, Germany. At InnoTrans, Mechel will present products made at Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant’s universal rolling mill — differentially heat-treated and non-heat-treated rails up to 100 meters in length.
By now, the plant has mastered production of all key rail types according to both European and Russian standards, has been awarded all appropriate certificates of compliance, while its quality management system has been certified as compliant with ISO 9001:2008.
Mechel will also present products for wagonbuilding, produced by Urals Stampings Plant and much in market demand.
InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade fair of transport technology and transport systems, held in Berlin once every two years, and a traditional ground for global premieres in the railway industry. At the fair, visitors can get acquainted with railway technology and infrastructure, public transport and construction equipment.
“We see expanding into new markets for our rails both in Europe and other countries as a key task for us. We have received all necessary certificates of compliance with European standards, we have all required skills to manufacture these products, and we think that we can prove a good competitor to international rail producers. All are welcome to visit our booth,” Mechel-Steel Management Company’s Chief Executive Officer Andrey Ponomarev commented.
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Mechel is an international mining and steel company. Its products are marketed in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa. Mechel unites producers of coal, iron ore concentrate, steel, rolled products, ferroalloys, heat and electric power. All of its enterprises work in a single production chain, from raw materials to high value-added products.
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