About \ Production
At present, the Shchelkovo Metallurgical Works, being a part of the OMK, is Russia's unique metallurgical enterprise, which put into practice the newest achievements of engineering efforts of Russian scientific research institutes and those of such leading West-European companies as Sundwig, Siemens, Hercules, Ebner, Vollmer, etc.
The ShchelMet equipment is used to produce precision cold-rolled steel strip and band with ultralow temper and predetermined levels of mechanical and physical properties within the thickness of 50 to 700 microns. The mechanical-and-physical properties and metal surface quality satisfy the strictest demands of consumers for various application areas.
The high stability of quality indicators meeting the highest world production standards are ensured by the following:
- skilled personnel;
- quality control, starting with the metal smelting process;
- integrated electronic production performance monitor system;
- modern technology;
- up-to-date equipment;
- highest degree of automation;
- stable mutual relations with partners.
The obvious confirmation of stable quality at the level of highest world standards is TUV's quality certificate for the Works products. Leading specialists of the Quality Service hold TUV's Quality System Manager Certificates. At present, the enterprise is doing its best to create its Quality Manage-ment System in compliance with international ISO 9000 standards.
Since 2002, the Works' Quality System has been certified in accordance with the requirements if international ISO 9001:2000 standard. Annual audits confirm the received certificate of compliance with international ISO 9001:2000 standard.
The unique feature of the metallurgical enterprises is that basically all their core products are manufactured in accordance with consumers' individual requirements.