Yesterday, December 20, 2020, the general director of the Ukrtruboprom Association of Enterprises Leonid Petrovich Ksaverchuk passed away. Leonid Petrovich devoted more than 50 years of his life to the Ukrainian industry and the pipe industry, in particular. From 1997 to 2000, he worked as Deputy Director for Production, Deputy Commercial Director, Head of Interpipe NTZ Department. For 20 years, since 2000, he headed the Ukrtruboprom OP. L. Ksaverchuk was awarded the Order of Merit of the III degree, awarded the Certificate of Honor of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the Certificate of Honor of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, he was awarded the honorary title "Honored Worker of Industry of Ukraine". In 2005, he was elected Academician of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Ukraine, awarded a commemorative medal "For a significant contribution to the development of the Dnipropetrovsk region", as well as an honorary badge "For the development of the region".
The decision to form an association of pipe enterprises "Ukrtruboprom" was made at the constituent assembly on September 5, 1991 by seven pipe enterprises of Ukraine together with the pipe institute and a pilot plant that is part of it.