Outokumpu Degerfors achieves NORSOK qualification

Outokumpu Forta DX 2205, produced at Outokumpu Degerfors Long Products in Sweden, has been qualified according to NORSOK M-650 Ed. 4. Outokumpu is one of the first companies to meet the more stringent Revision 5 of the MDS D47 in NORSOK M-650 Ed. 4. The received NORSOK qualification covers 75–200mm black bar and 70–170mm peeled bar. The qualifying company has been Aker Solutions. “To be awarded the landmark NORSOK qualification is an official recognition of Outokumpu Degerfors Long Products’ commitment to quality and development of our products for greater customer value. We welcome this recognition and continue our work to fulfil the expectations of the petroleum industry”, said Olle Källgren, General Manager for Degerfors Long Products.

The NORSOK standards are developed by the Norwegian petroleum industry to ensure adequate safety, value adding and cost effectiveness for petroleum industry developments and operations. Furthermore, NORSOK standards aim to set a uniform specification for the industry and serve as references in the authorities’ regulations. Outokumpu delivers NORSOK approved products in different grades and dimensions from its mills in Avesta, Nyby and Degerfors in Sweden and Richburg, USA.

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