Miory Steel officially began production activities in December 2020. Almost immediately, shipments of products - cold-worked cold-rolled steel - to buyers from European countries: Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland and others began.
The production of tinplate, the main product of the plant, was launched at the end of February, after the completion of the technology of the electrolytic tinning line. The first batch of 150 tons of products was shipped to buyers from Russia and Europe. In April, the Glubokoye Dairy Plant, widely known for its condensed milk, was added to the impressive list of contracts for the supply of tinplate.
“Miory Steel is an export-oriented production. It is able not only to satisfy the needs of Belarus, but also to supply the overwhelming part of its products to other countries. At this stage, contacts are being established with Belarusian enterprises. The first among them was the Glubokoye Dairy Plant. Coordination of product parameters, delivery of a trial batch - and at the beginning of May, the first industrial batch of tinplate in sheets was shipped to the plant. So the famous “Glubokoe” condensed milk is now packed in cans from our, Miory, tin, ”commented Petr SHIMUKOVICH, General Director of LLC“ MMPZ-group ”, on the beginning of cooperation.
The production capacity of the Miory Steel plant is 150 thousand tons of tinplate per year and up to 50 thousand tons per year of marketable cold-rolled steel products. Parameters of Miory Steel products - width from 750 mm to 1250 mm, thickness from 0.1 mm to 0.5 mm for tinplate and up to 1 mm for cold-rolled steel. Tinplate is produced in rolls and sheets.
The scope of application of tinplate is wide: from the manufacture of various types of cans for preserving food products, lids for glass jars, stoppers for glass bottles to aerosol cans, containers for paints and varnishes and other similar products. Tinplate is an environmentally friendly, durable, reliable material that provides a high degree of protection against dirt, bacteria, moisture, light and odor, which is driving the growing demand.