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 Sufficient and suitable quality target management system
 The company sticks on the quality policy of “Quality first, Customer first, deepen overall quality control, improve the validity of the quality control system continuously, establish the world first class level”. The company formulates an annual quality target within the quality policy framework and then sets the quality targets for each production mills accordingly, makes statistics and analysis for the accomplishment situation for the quality targets monthly, and conducts the management review to the suitability of the quality targets annually.

 Reliable quality assurance system
1)Carry out the second party’s production supervision, the third party’s production supervision and the third party’s inspection
 Introduced the third party’s production supervision since 2005, there are five production supervision companies stay in Hengyang Steel for long term so far. Hengyang steel invested 20 million Yuan each year since 2007, consigned Shang Hai Moor Petroleum engineering material lab to conduct the full process production supervision to the key products such as OCTG and high pressure boiler pipe. 80,000tons of pipes were supervised within half a year of 2007. Basically all the key products have been gone through the second and third party’s production supervision. There are around 200,000 tons of pipes gone through third party’s production inspection annually since Hengyang Steel accepted the third party’s inspection since 2005.

2) Advanced ERP Information management system
 In 2007, Hengyang Steel reformed the ERP system, established a ERP quality module, it is able to trace the batch number and piece number from the material to finished products strictly, and to ensure the traceability of the products. The ERP also check on the put into storage for products, only when each and every inspection data are qualified the quality certification and storage bill can be issued from ERP system.

3) Perfect the effective quality management system
 Hengyang Steel establishes a quality management system according which is running effectively according to ISO9000. Hengyang Steel conducts the routine check and evaluation to the quality system. At least three times of internal audit shall be conducted to the running situation of the quality management system; and at least one management audit shall be conducted to the effectiveness and sufficiency of the quality system. To ensure the quality system be implemented effectively through the above mentioned measures.

 Hengyang Steel passed through ISO9002:1994 system attestation conducted by China Metallurgical industry quality system audit center in Jun. 1998, and obtained the registration;
 In 2001, passed through the ISO9001:2000 audit, and also passed through the ISO14001EMS and OHSMS18000 audit;
 Obtained the authorization to use the API Logo for tubing and line pipe in Nov. 1999(Licence No.:API 5CT---0480、API 5L---0377);
 In Sept. 2000, obtained TüV certificate for pressure container pipe, and received ü certificate for construction pipe(Licence No.:API 5D---0070);
 In Sept.2003, obtained EU PED certificate for pressure container pipe and obtained the authorization using API Logo for Drill pipe .
 In 2004, ship building pipe obtained the ship classification committee certificates from UK, Germany, France and Norway, threading processing got API certificate.
 In 2006, Hengsteel was rewarded the Hunan Quality Control
 In 2008, the low and medium pressure boiler seamless steel tube, high pressure boiler seamless steel tube, high pressure fertilizer seamless steel pipe, oil cracking seamless steel tube and high quality carbon round billet, high pressure purpose round billet passed through the certificate renewal of national <Pressure pipeline components manufacturing license>
3) Advanced perfect testing and inspection equipment
 Hengsteel has 28 type 57 sets physical testing equipment(including stretch, flattening, end flaring, diameter expanding, bending test, impact, hardness test, mechanical property test, metallography analysis), 11 types 11 sets of chemical elements analysis equipment, one type two sets of coal quality analysis equipment, 11 types 11 sets of measuring and calibration equipment, one set of refractory testing equipment. There are 27 sets of large scale NDT equipment, the total assets of NDT equipment is 200 million Yuan. For the NDT, there are eddy current, flux leakage, ultra sonic and magnetic powder inspections. There are pipe body and pipe end testing, 7 online testing lines, the most advanced flux leakage combined NDT equipment(made by Foerster and Tuboscope), ultra sonic testing machine(made by GE),electro magnetic ultra-sonic testing machine. They are able to find out the longitudinal, transversal, inclined, lamination and other internal and external defects as well as wall thickness and OD measurements. The automatization degree and testing precision have been improved greatly.

(For the certificates copies are as follows:)


ISO 9001
ISO 14000
KOC Casing
KOC Line Pipe
KOC Tubing



Shell HY Steel-89MPM2

Shell HY Steel-340MPM2

New OSHMS certificate
PDO Approval Certificate
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