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 … Continued

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) … Continued

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. … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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…