About \ History
The Shchelkovo Metallurgical Works is Russia's unique metallurgical enterprise, which put into practice the newest achievements of engineering efforts of Russian scientific research institutes and those of leading West-European companies. ShchelMet is the only Russia-based works producing high quality superthin strip made of coldrolled steels and alloys with ultralow temper and predetermined levels of mechanical and physical properties. The Works' principal product is used for producing slot microstructural masks and magnetic screens for highresolution television picture tubes and PC monitors. The Works manufactures products for the electricbulb and cable industry and enterprises specializing on the production of accumulator batteries and chemical power supply equipment.
1949: establishment of a works for the production of thin sheet roof steel and derivative products.
1970: restructuring of the Works; launch of electrical steel production.
1990s: as a result of a complete restructuring, launch of a production, comparable for its quality standards with the aerospace industry, aimed at manufacturing precision steel strip designed for various industries, including the production of color TV picture tubes and PC monitors.
April 2001: after the implementation of an investment program, ShchelMet became part of United Metallurgical Company.