Mariupol metallurgical plant named after Illyich, Metinvest Group, continues to expand the range of galvanized structural rolls. In the 1st quarter of 2017, the production of rolled steel with zinc coating grade SS grade50 according to the American standard ASTM was successfully mastered.

The product has a guaranteed level of strength characteristics,and is used in manufacturing bent z-, c-, sigma- and n-shaped profiles for light steel thin – walled structures.(LSTK) as well as for bearing building structures.

The first batch of galvanized coils of the brand SS Grade 50 is supplied to the USA. In 2016 there were shipments of products to the US market according to ASTN A653/A653M standard in the brand CS Type B. Since the beginning of deliveries to the US market, more than 1500 tons of galvanized coils have been sold.

In April, production of structural zinc – coated rolled products of S280GD was mastered in accordance with the requirements of the European standard EN 10346. These products have demand in the markets of Europe, Ukraine and CIS countries. The first shipment was made to consumers in Romania.

Lately, the plant has set up a series production of galvanized products from structural grades S220GD, S250GD, S320GD and S350GD, as well as rolled products for cold forming of DX51D and DX52D grades according to the European standards.