About the mill

NLMK Group is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality steel products with a vertically integrated business model. Mining and steelmaking are concentrated in cost-efficient regions; finished products are manufactured close to our main costumers in Russia, North America, and the EU.

Thanks to our self-sufficiency in key raw materials and energy, coupled with the technological superiority of our production capacity, NLMK is one of the most efficient and profitable steelmakers in the world. NLMK has a diversified product mix, ensuring our leading position in local markets and our sales effectiveness. By leveraging our advantages – our flexible production chain, balanced product mix, efficient sales system, and widespread customer base – we are able to react quickly to changing market conditions.

Market positions in 2015

  • 22% – Share of Russian steel production
  • 21% – Share of the Russian rebar market
  • 30% – Share of the Russian CRC market
  • 20% – Share of the Russian HDG market
  • 19% – Share of the Russian pre-painted steel market
  • 23% – Share of the global slab market

NLMK Group is consistently a financially stable business. Having completed the investment phase of its development, NLMK Group turned its focus to increasing the efficiency of its business processes, developing its resource base, strengthening its positions in strategic markets and enhancing production safety. Structural savings of $477 million in 2013-2014, generated by operational efficiency programmes have increased business profitability.


new grades of steel in 2000–2014 (long and flat products)

NLMK is actively investing in environmental projects, reducing the environmental footprint in the regions where it operates as it strives to comply with the most demanding environmental standards. NLMK Group ensures safe working conditions through process improvement measures, investment in training of personnel and applying best global occupational health and safety practices.

NLMK USA production or sales 2012-2016

In 2016, the division sales grew by 3% to 1.8 million metric tonnes against the backdrop of high demand from key consumers.


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m tonnes 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Production 0,726116 0,677647 0,662996 0,457444 0,560833
Sales 1,739218 1,803088 2,008798 1,757452 1,808335
Columns 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rows Production Sales