According to the construction schedule of the ∮180 Project, in May 2010, we signed the sawing machine contract and testing machine contract respectively with abroad suppliers we chose strictly.
The sawing machines have two kinds, one for billet, and one for pipe, both of them are for cutting the head and tail of billet and pipe or cutting them into required length. The testing machines are sets of Flux Leakage Equipments for testing the imperfection of pipes. Both of the sawing machines and testing machines are very important supporting parts for the ∮180 production line, along with the SMS rolling mill.
We invited all the foreign companies who had tendered for the two contracts to
After strict chooses of suppliers and cautious business negotiations, we finally decided to carry out further corporation with MFL in sawing machines and FOERSTER in testing machines, both of whom are giants in their own field around the world. According to the contracts, equipments are expected to be dispatched from suppliers in the middle of next year, just meet the construction schedule.
Along with the introduction of advanced technologies and equipments from abroad, nearly 90 technicians from our company will get professional training. The training gives technicians a chance to have further studies and thus can improve their technical skills. This also meets our company’s philosophy on personnel which aims to provide study chances for every employees and stages for them to show their talent.