Nyzhnyodniprovskyi Tube Rolling Plant

Nyzhnyodniprovskyi Tube Rolling Plant (NTRP) produces seamless pipes for extraction and transportation of oil & gas products, special purpose pipes for the mechanical engineering and power industries, general-use pipes, wheels and tires for railway transport. It is part of the Interpipe Group.

Location: Dnipro, Dnipropetrovsk oblast, Ukraine
Shareholders: Interpipe
Markets: CIS, countries of the far abroad
Products: Forged railway wheels, tubular goods

Production capacity

Production of pipes Tube rolling shop No. 3: tube rolling unit with an Assel mill (76 to 203 mm in diameter)
Tube rolling shop No. 4: tube rolling unit with a Pilger rolling mill (168 to 426 mm in diameter)
Tube rolling shop No. 5: tube rolling unit with a plug mill (73 to 178 mm in diameter)
Production of forged railway wheels Wheel rolling shop: wheel rolling floor (700 to 1,262 mm in diameter)
Production of railway tires Ring and tire floor (650 to 1,250 mm in diameter)

Staff and wages

Number of employees 4,816
Average wage* UAH 143,000 per annum

* per worker before taxes

Charts and tables

Production results, thousand tons

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2012 209 kt2012
2013 186 kt2013
2014 121 kt2014
2015 94 kt2015
2016 105 kt2016
2017 165 kt2017
2018 134 kt2018
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2012 178 kt2012
2013 148 kt2013
2014 115 kt2014
2015 97 kt2015
2016 101 kt2016
2017 131 kt2017
2018 119 kt2018
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2012 221 kt2012
2013 174 kt2013
2014 167 kt2014
2015 57 kt2015
2016 43 kt2016
2017 106 kt2017
2018 144 kt2018

Indicative sales structure by products in 2018

Indicative sales structure by countries in 2018

* structure of sales volumes, metric tons

Financial performance, $ million

 201320142015201620172018
Sales731462262197392503
EBITDA87-53-10-204485
EBITDA margin 11.9% -11.4% -3.6% -9.9% 11.4%17.0%
Net income-8-86-37-441238
Net income margin -1.1% -18.6% -14.2% -22.5% 3.0%7.5%
CAPEX34-1-3311

Key facts

In 2017

Capacity utilization rate of the tube rolling shop No. 3 was 41%, the tube rolling shop No. 4 66%, the tube rolling shop No. 5 52%, the wheel rolling shop 73%, and the ring and tire floor 6%.

In 2018

Interpipe NTRP embarked on an investment project to increase capacity for the manufacture of finished wheels. The amount of investments totaled $15 million. The project is expected to be completed in the 4th quarter of 2019. The expected payback period is 2 years.

In 2018

Interpipe NTRP launched an investment project to increase capacity for the manufacture of casing pipes with premium threaded connections. The amount of investment is $14 million. A new line with the annual capacity of around 70 thousand tons of products with premium threaded connections is expected to be launched in 2019.

In 2018

Interpipe NTRP implemented an investment project to streamline the tube heat treatment line in the tube rolling shop No. 4. The amount of investment is estimated at $5 million.

Sources: websites of the companies, media outlets