For the rolling operators of cold-rolling shop No.1 the past year was a successful one. Fault-free work of the shop immediately affected the production performance and reduced down time of production equipment.
Commissioning of slitting line No.5 has become a significant event. With its start-up shipment of cold-rolled strips, which are in excess demand, has increased by 2.1 times in comparison with 2006.
The shop workers have also fulfilled the assignment on shipment of finished products. 1 mln 384 thousand 563 tons of products have been shipped to domestic and foreign customers, out of which 47 646 tons of products were produced exceeding the plan, including approximately 12 000 tons of cold-rolled products. It has also been possible to save 2384 tons of metal. There is also a positive dynamics regarding reduction of second grade products. Its share decreased to 0.071%.
Understanding the current market condition of power resources and those difficulties which the Works has faced, the shop teams with joint efforts have saved more than 1.5 mln UAH due to reduction of natural gas consumption (923.6 thousand m3 has been saved), water (970.5 m3 has been saved) and protective gas, which is produced from natural gas (1 mln 254 thousand m3).
Positive tendencies have remained in the current year. According to updated information the January shipment plan has been exceeded by 1000 tons. During production of goods approximately 70 thousand m3 of natural gas has been saved.