Trubodetal Product Recognized in Russia's Top 100

The Trubodetal Manufacturing Facility (AO Trubodetal, Chelyabinsk, a United Metallurgical Company (AO OMK, Moscow) Subsidiary) won the Russia’s Top 100 Products Competition. The facility makes stamped T connectors for the Portovaya compressor station. The connectors were recognized with the Golder Hundred certificate and granted the status of the Innovation of the Year.

The connectors having a diameter of 219.1 mm and a gage of 28 mm were made for the most powerful compressor station in the world. The Portovaya Compressor Station is the starting point for the deliveries of Russian gas some 1,200 km along the bottom of the Baltic Sea through the Nord Stream pipeline and into on-land pipelines in Germany.

Trubodetal Certification and Standardization Department Manager Natalya Maslova was also recognized at an award ceremony and presented with a Quality Leader badge.

“It is very gratifying that our product is recognized every year by experts at the national level. It is a confirmation that we are, in fact, producing high-quality items capable of substituting for others that used to be brought in from abroad”, noted Trubodetal Managing Director Dmitri Markov.


This year the national Top 100 Products competition celebrated its 20th year. The Trubodetal facility has been participating in the competition since 2004, and its product has been winning the competition on a regular basis and has been winning Innovation of the Year status.