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Our Warehouse Manager: Raul

One of the souls of Pipex Italia is our Italian warehouse located in Bagnatica (BG) near the A4 highway, one of the main Italian arteries. Thanks to the partnership established with our shippers, we are able to manage shipments throughout the European Union as well as guaranteeing the possibility for the customer to pick up…

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EPD. Seamless precision tubes

Železiarne Podbrezová (ZP) announces the issuance of a third document concerning seamless precision tubes. After the publication of the declaration concerning seamless hot-rolled tubes and later the one concerning continuous casting billets, the ZP Group thus closes the circle with regard to the documentation on its three product families. Our cold drawn tubes are used…

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Pipex Italia at Tube 2022

The Tube Düsseldorf 2022 is about to start. It will take place from 20 to 24 June 2022. The International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, which takes place every two years, was initially scheduled for May but had been postponed due to the Covid-19 emergency. However, the time when it will be possible to meet…

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Hot Briquetted Iron: trials in progress

Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is one of the priorities of the steel industry in the world. One of the fastest decarbonisation option is to switch steel production from conventional converters to electric arc furnaces. This will involve the increase of scrap demand and the potential scarcity of such valuable raw material. Železiarne Podbrezová (ZP)…

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Conflict and expensive energy: interview with Luigi Cuzzolin

The impacts of the conflict on the steel industry and possible solutions to expensive energy including hydrogen for which Pipex Italia, Snam and Corinth Pipeworks have collaborated and already built thousands of km of pipeline for its transport. These are the issues addressed in March on Siderweb TV. Our CEO Luigi Cuzzolin then made more…

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Quality: always a priority

Our organization has always considered quality a priority. This has allowed us over the years to optimize business performance and to pursuit a continuous improvement; which is the primary objective that international legislation and company policy require. Our quality system certification dates back to 2005. This year again the audit on quality certification, which assesses…

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AISI 304 and AISI 316: what is the difference?

This is the question that many customers, who buy our seamless stainless steel tubes, asked us and it is the reason why we have decided to tackle the subject. We all know that steel is resistant and versatile, excellent in various fields. For this reason, it is the most used material in the world. Although…

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Our new management software: transparent, safe, reliable

We were in the midst of the pandemic, when Pipex Italia decided to take advantage of the lockdown by transforming itself internally: welcoming a new management software to optimize accounting, warehouse, active and passive billing, management of sales and of all suppliers other than the parent company Železiarne Podbrezová. A major project, which has completely…

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Environmental Product Declaration: continuous casting billets

Just one month after the publication of its first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), Železiarne Podbrezová (ZP) announces the issuance of a second document concerning continuous casting billets. In doing so, after the publication of the declaration concerning seamless hot-rolled tubes, the ZP Group continues its initiative devoted to transparency and a centrality of environmental issues….

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ZP renews its website about steeltube.sk products

News from our parent company: the new Železiarne Podbrezová website has just been inaugurated to make product research more user friendly. New graphics, more search filters, in one word greater ease in finding information on the offer portfolio. With the new version of www.steeltube.sk, the user can easily perform a series of actions with just…

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EPD. ZP’s Environmental Product Declaration document

Železiarne Podbrezová (ZP) is pleased to announce the publication of its first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The document reports the environmental performance of our seamless hot rolled pipes. These products today are employed in areas such as power production, fluid transport, mechanical and construction processing. The EPD certification is an essential tool that allows the…

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Wire & Tube 2022: fair postponed to June

Messe Düsseldorf has decided to postpone Wire and Tube 2022 – Leading International Trade Fairs.Following the surge in SARS-COV-2 infections, they consider necessary to delay the event originally planned for May. The fair will then take place from 20 to 24 June 2022. We are convinced that this deferral will give the opportunity to create an event…

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e-Pipex, our online shop for stainless steel

The goal is to make the most of the client’s knowledge to design a more modern and customized purchase path. When last July we launched e-Pipex, our primary objective was to simplify our customer’s purchasing process. In other words, we wanted to offer a way of reordering that would make him autonomous and independent. But,…

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Zeleziarne Podbrezova reached the record number of heats

Since its establishment in 1840, the steel mill of Železiarne Podbrezová has been characterized by the fast technology development, precision production and the high-quality standard of the final products. Over the years several significant milestones have been reached. If we look at modern history, the first automated control system was introduced in the eighties of…

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022

During the Christmas period, the Pipex Italia offices will remain open except for the following days: December 24th, 2021December 31st, 2021 eJanuary 6th, 2022. Our warehouse in Bagnatica, on the other hand, will be closed from December 20th to December 31st included. It will reopen on January 3rd, 2022. Pipex Italia wishes all its Customers…

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Great satisfaction and turnout at the Renaissance steel fair

Two keywords: innovation and sustainability. Made in Steel 2021 ends and we at Pipex thank the organization and all the visitors met in these intense days. The ninth edition of Made in Steel, the first international event in attendance for steel in the world since the outbreak of the pandemic, went well beyond expectations with 13,505 attendees from…

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Biocarbon: a precious resource for electric arc furnaces

A webinar dedicated to the theme of climate neutrality was held on 7th September in which our Green Manager, Ing. Luca Orefici, participated as a speaker. Furthermore, after the meeting, an interview was held which was subsequently published in the Scenarios / Experts’ corner section of the September issue of La Metallurgia Italiana. Among the…

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Made in Steel 2021: Luigi Cuzzolin interviewed by siderweb TV

During the ninth edition of Made in Steel, the European Exhibition dedicated to the world of steel, our CEO, Mr. Luigi Cuzzolin, was interviewed by Siderweb TV. Many are the topics that were discussed, from the closing in profit of financial year 2020, the year marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, to comments and forecasts regarding…

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Cogeneration: a 20 year-long practice in ZP

We have been producing combined power and heat for twenty years. View of the gas turbine of the cogeneration unit (on the lower left); in the background, the boiler of the cogeneration unit. The cogeneration unit, also known as steam-gas plant, replaced the outdated technology of separate electricity and steam production in 2001. Our company…

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Stainless steel: endless eco-sustainable solutions

The use of steel materials in many industrial sectors is increasingly frequent: have you ever wondered why? Expecially in the sphere of food and distribution; this phenomenon is certainly linked to a set of characteristics making them particularly suitable for lots of applications, from the simplest to the most complex ones. For example: corrosion resistance,…

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Made in Steel 2021: download your ticket for free

We are pleased to invite you to the ninth edition of Made in Steel. The Southern Europe’s premier tradeshow for the steel industry will be held from 5 to 7 October 2021 at Fieramilano Rho (Milan), from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm, Halls 9 and 11. Pipex Italia will be present in Hall 11, Stand…

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Open for holidays: we are up and running all August

The Pipex Italia offices will remain open throughout the month of August 2021. Our warehouse in Bagnatica, on the other hand, will be closed from 09 to 13 August inclusive. It will reopen on Monday 16th August. Pipex Italia wishes all its customers and suppliers happy summer holidays. For any need you can write to…

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Pipex Italia will attend Made in Steel 2021

Pipex Italia will participate in the Ninth Edition of the three-day event dedicated to the world of steel. You will find us in Hall 11, Stand P32. Come and visit us! Participation in the Ninth Edition of the Made in Steel 2021 event scheduled from 5th to 7th October 2021 has been confirmed.  Made in…

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Cuzzolin: “The world has discovered that steel exists”

“The world has discovered that steel exists”  –  So said Luigi Cuzzolin, CEO of Pipex Italia, during the steel market webinar “Mercato & Dintorni” held on June 4th. “The world has discovered that steel exists”Luigi CuzzolinCEO – Pipex Italia S.p.A. During this sixth appointment of the year with “Mercati & Dintorni”, specifically focussed on welded…

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ZP: a virtual example of an increasingly attentive steel production

Steel production is undoubtedly associated with unclean and polluting activities, affecting the environment and the neighbouring communities. In recent years, however, this conjecture proved to be no longer valid. In fact, more and more steel mills are now capable of complying with strict environmental regulations and integrate themselves with local communities. Our steelmaking plant, Zeleziarne…

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A chat with… T.A.L. Group (with subtitles)

We decided to propose once again the video interview we carried out with T.A.L. Group, because many of you told us that you were not able to watch the video and activate the English subtitles. We are now going to explain step by step how to watch it with the subtitles. In the meantime, we…

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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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