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TAGMET signed a contract with the Spanish train builder CAF for cast iron bars

March 25, 2013 - TAGMET plant (part of the TMK Group) signed a contract with the Spanish company CAF for delivery of a trial lot of continuous cast bars made of R73 steel.

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) is a Spanish public company which manufactures light rail vehicles, rapid transit trains, railroad cars and locomotives. CAF has supplied railway rolling stock to a number of major urban transit operators around Europe, the USA, South America, East Asia, India and North Africa.

Representatives of CAF visited the production lines at TAGMET and were introduced to technologies of steel production and continuous cast bars. The visitors from Spain have been to the steel-making plant, stove-busket, and highly praised the vacuum degasser equipment and steel casting technologies used by the factory.

The contract stipulates end of March-early April 2013 as the time for the shipment of the trial lot of continuous cast bars.
Press release courtesy of Tagmet.Ru