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A roadmap toward Net Zero by 2050

A large number of nations and companies are expressing their intention or commitment to achieve climate neutrality within a few decades. The awareness of the risks associated with inaction with respect to climate change is supporting this drive. Moreover, there is a clear trend in the market to privilege and valorise products and services that…

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A Steem for Steel 2021

From dirty and tiring to innovative and profitable: the perception of young students- involved in the second edition of A Steem for Steel- is changing The second edition of ‘A Steem For Steel’ has come to an end. It was a successful initiative that involved over 1,200 secondary school students. This year, the initiative, born…

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Pipex Italia New Website

Pipex Italia has launched its new website. Pipex Italia has completely renewed its website according to the new visual identity strategy outlined by the parent company Zeleziarne Podbrezova. This project starts from the decision to develop and publicize a clear group brand identity, namely to use an equal graphic print to facilitate the matching of…

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Continuous casting billets: high quality, high yield

Continuous casting is an important and an indispensable product, necessary for extracting pieces that will be used in various sectors. The greatest consumption of the parts obtained from continuous casting material is present in the petrochemical industry. In this specific industry, the protagonist is the flange: a part used to connect pipes and valves…


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The second edition of ‘A STEEM FOR STEEL’ begins

Let’s welcome again the educational initiative to get students to approach the working opportunities, the sustainable aspects in the steel world and STEEM studies. As the very first alliance between school and work in the field, this project was conceived by Marcegaglia Onlus Foundation and has been sponsored by 4 big companies of the steel…

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A chat with… T.A.L. Group

A chat with… T.A.L. Group A chat with… T.A.L. Group, one of the most important European players in the steel piping distribution sector. Pipex’s long-time customer, its Sales Director exaplains to us what application have had the ZP pipes they supplied to Saipem for the massive Russian liquefied gas project -Arctic LNG2- and what are…

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The path to Green Steel production

By 2050, the European Union will become climate neutral. This is the long-term vision of the European Commission, it is the goal that single nations are going to set for themselves and the purpose we are embracing as citizens. The way to achieve this objective will be difficult and will radically change our society. Therefore,…

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Seamless Stainless Steel Tubes: an overview

Seamless Stainless Steel Tubes You might be working on a fuel line or operating a subsea equipment or planning any other precision system for industrial application, whatever the field you are working for, the need of safety and quality is always there. This is the reason why it is important to make the right choice…

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A chat with… Tom Ferr

Tom-Ferr recently joined the Zeleziarne Podbrezova Group. This video interview (A chat with… Tom Ferr), made by Raffaella Poggio for Pipex Italia to Nora Laczkò, Chief of Sales & Marketing Dept. Tom-Ferr, focuses on prospects and developments of Tom-Ferr’s entry into the ZP group. Tom-Ferr is a Hungarian company; leader in the production of pipes…

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Boiler tubes for a sustainable world

Our boiler tubes are ready to meet the needs and requirements of a market that is constantly evolving towards decarbonisation and sustainability. Recent developments in our society are leading to more efficient, circular and sustainable processes.In this context, it will be of paramount importance to produce power, heat or steam by taking advantage of the…

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Our news in seamless hot rolled steel tube cutting

In the middle of the pandemic period and with an unprecedented crisis in the steel sector, our parent company Železiarne Podbrezová has bravely faced significant technological investments in its production lines. These include the modernization of the tube cutting after the cooling bed in the tube rolling mill (seamless hot rolled steel tube cutting).Completed in…

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Copper, Brass, Aluminium: the Pipex novelties

Pipex Italia also this year renews its collaboration with Metal Alloys Corporation – Metalco – as a representative throughout Europe of its many products. For some years now, Metalco has been an integral part of our supplier portfolio: Pipex thus crosses over into the non-ferrous world, including alloys such as brass, copper, bronze, aluminum in the offering portfolio. In…

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Client first

What it means for Pipex taking care of its customerSince its foundation in 1993, Pipex (Mission and Values) has always stood out for the particular care with which it treats its customers. We are not talking about a personalization of relationships but a precise ethical choice, which has nothing to do with slogans that have become…

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New loading platform

Zeleziarne Podbrezova: with the new container loading platform we reduce times to an hour and a halfWe all know how important it is to receive the ordered goods within the agreed delivery time. In addition, in our business sector, this becomes even more important above all when the eventual delay might lead to a production standstill…

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Pipex point of view about the future of hydrogen

Hydrogen is nowadays mentioned as the fuel of the future, capable to change radically the energy world in the next decades. However, the topic is complex and different strategies are under development. In Pipex we are already dealing with pipes for its transport and more. We looked into the topic with Luca Orefici, Green Manager…

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The stairlift case study: steel as a meaning of independent life

Železiarne Podbrezová contributes to maintaining the independence of senior citizens supplying tubes for stairlifts.We are all growing a little older. We are coming to older age more often in good health. Unlike previous generations, the so-called “senior citizens” have more time for hobbies, volunteering and other activities. The desire to have full control over their…

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5 steel grade: it is all about chemistry

T5 steel grade represents a novelty for Zeleziarne Podbrezova (ZP). Its production was started no more than a few months ago in their steel mill in Slovakia. Distributed on their behalf by Pipex Italia all over the world, it has been specifically included in the offer portfolio to complete our product range and to meet…

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Feeling close in times of pandemic

As we launch the first issue of our newsletter, it seemed the occasion was right to assess the way we managed to live and work through this Covid-19 emergency. The unprecedented situation we have gone through, and which we are still partially experiencing, has prompted us to find a new approach that would allow us…

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