Metalloinvest, a leading manufacturer and supplier of iron ore products and hot briquetted iron on the world market, one of the regional producers of high-quality steel, announces that the Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant has been named after Aleksey Alekseevich Ugarov.
“Alexey Alekseevich Ugarov combined unique experience, deep knowledge, talent of a leader, love for the Motherland and his work. He is remembered and respected for his decisiveness, responsibility and adherence to principles, - noted the General Director of the Management Company "Metalloinvest" Nazim Efendiev. - Alexey Alekseevich strove to introduce advanced technologies, maintain leadership in the industry, take care of the welfare of employees and residents of the city - this is the basis of the OEMK development philosophy. It is a great honor and responsibility for the enterprise to bear his name. ”
“ I am grateful to the shareholders of the Company for the decision to name the plant, which was his life's work, ”comments the First Deputy General Director - Production Director of the Management Company Metalloinvest Andrey Ugarov. “This is a sign of personal respect for him, recognition of the importance and significance of the work of all metallurgists.”
“The history of OEMK, the creation of modern capacities, the construction of mill-350, the development of new types of products is associated with the name of Aleksey Alekseevich,” said the manager OEMK director Sergey Shishkovets. - In difficult years for our country, Aleksey Alekseevich managed to preserve the enterprise and the team, made a significant contribution to the development of the city. More than one generation of metallurgists and Stary Oskol residents will remember his creative deeds. ”
Alexey Alekseevich Ugarov was born in Moscow in 1930. Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys. He worked at the Cherepovets Metallurgical Plant and the Novolipetsk Metallurgical Plant. He began his career at OEMK as a chief engineer in August 1985, two months later he was appointed director. He was the head of the Oskol electrometallurgical plant for 26 years.
Alexey Alekseevich Ugarov - Honored Metallurgist of the RSFSR, twice winner of the RF Government Prize in the field of science and technology, had numerous state awards. In 1998 he was awarded the title of "Honorary Citizen of Stary Oskol", in 2000 - the title of "Honorary Citizen of the Belgorod Region".
The Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant is a unique enterprise of blast-furnace metallurgy in Russia. The plant operates a technology of direct reduction of iron and electric arc melting, which makes it possible to obtain steel free of harmful impurities and residual elements with minimal impact on the environment.
OEMK is a leading Russian manufacturer of special steels (SBQ) that meet the requirements of the modern world automotive and mechanical engineering.