Interpipe Novomoskovsk Pipe Plant

Interpipe Novomoskovsk Pipe Plant (NMPP) produces welded steel pipes. Its main products are small-diameter welded pipes for general use and medium-diameter pipes for oil pipelines. The company also provides pipe polymer coating services. Its main supplier of raw materials (strips) is Zaporizhstal.

Interpipe NMPP is part of the Interpipe Group, actively interacting with other companies within the Group. Interpipe NMPP leases out part of premises of the small- and medium-diameter pipe shop to Interpipe NTRP. The company sells most of its products to Interpipe Ukraine. In turn, Interpipe Ukraine sells part of its products under a commission agreement. Interpipe NMPP sells scrap, formated during the production of pipes, to Interpipe Steel.

Location: Novomoskovsk, Dnipropetrovsk oblast, Ukraine
Shareholders: Interpipe
Markets: Ukraine, EU, CIS
Products: Welded pipes

Production capacity

Production of pipes Mill 1020 — production of pipes 1,020 mm in diameter, wall thickness of 9–15 mm, welding under a layer of flux
Mill 159-529 — production of pipes 159–530 mm in diameter, wall thickness of 4.5–10 mm, RF welding
4 mills 20-76 — production of pipes 20–114 mm in diameter, wall thickness of 2–4 mm, as well as hollow sections of 17*17 to 100*80 mm.

Staff and wages

Number of employees 922
Average wage* UAH 116,000 per annum

* per worker before taxes

Charts and tables

Production results, thousand tons

200150100500
2012 110.6 kt2012
2013 126.7 kt2013
2014 73.8 kt2014
2015 74.5 kt2015
2016 83.1 kt2016
2017 70.6 kt2017
2018 79 kt2018
200150100500
2012 136.6 kt2012
2013 100 kt2013
2014 57.4 kt2014
2015 25.5 kt2015
2016 21.6 kt2016
2017 26.2 kt2017
2018 31 kt2018
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2012 5.5 kt2012
2013 0 kt2013
2014 0 kt2014
2015 0.8 kt2015

Indicative sales structure by products in 2018

Indicative sales structure by countries in 2018

* structure of sales volumes, metric tons

Financial performance, $ million

 201320142015201620172018
Sales211.3105.170.062.974.193.2
EBITDA 11.9 -2.7 24.2 -1.1 -0.6-5.0
EBITDA margin5.6% -2.5%34.5% -1.7% -0.8%-5.4%
Net income -9.8 -8.918.1 -9.1 -4.5-6.4
Net income margin -4.6% -8.4%25.9% -14.5% -6.1%-6.8%
CAPEX 1.5 0.6 0.40.70.30.8

Key facts

2018-2019

After a long break, Interpipe NMPP resumed export of welded pipes to the U.S. market. Notably, in 2018–2019, the company’s portfolio included 10 thousand tons.

In 2018–2020

Interpipe NMPP plans to conduct the following investment projects: launch production of hollow sections of 100*100 mm and pipes of 457 mm in diameter. The estimated budget is UAH 48 million.

In 2017

Interpipe NMPP’s hazardous substances emissions into the air amounted to 16.5 thousand tons, whereas in 2013 it was 35.7 thousand tons. The company sends sludge gas cleaning fluxes for recycling, which reduces the negative environmental impact of their storage. In 2017, 151 thousand tons of sludge were transferred for recycling.

2017

The basic capacity utilization rate of Interpipe NMPP in 2017 was 48.8%.

Sources: websites of the companies, media outlets