Product Carbon Footprint – billets

The development of new economic models focused on environmental sustainability is a theme that has become central in commercial relations. The steel world in particular is today engaged in a transformation aimed at the production of an increasingly sustainable steel. An essential starting point for any initiative is the mapping of one’s own emissions. Both … Continued

Luigi Cuzzolin for La Stampa – business and energy crisis

Our CEO Luigi Cuzzolin sums up, in the Italian newspaper “La Stampa“, the industrial situation and how his group Železiarne Podbrezová is facing the energy crisis. We report below the translation of the article by Valentina Sarmenghi. Pipex Italia, synergies with Slovakia help not to feel the energy crisis From an economic point of view, … Continued

ZP builds the largest photovoltaic power plant in Slovakia

The largest photovoltaic power plant in Slovakia will be built on the roofs of our production halls. The current energy crisis is one of the most discussed topics today. The rising energy prices, raise concerns about their impact on economy for the coming years. The search for alternative sources, while addressing climate change threat, is … Continued

Tube Unit Converter: ZP’s new app

Our parent company Železiarne Podbrezová (ZP) created its first app: Tube Unit Converter. The application allows you to convert imperial units into metric units for a wide variety of steel tubes. It also includes useful cost formulas and technical specifications. The aim is to simplify navigation in the ZP product portfolio for all customers from … Continued

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 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, 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