Severstal certified to ship rebar to Scandinavia

Severstal received the SFS1268 certificate permitting the Company to make shipments of rebar to Finland and other Baltic countries, where there is high demand for these steel products.

To date, Severstal has received certification for 10mm, 12mm and 16mm diameter rebar produced at the Cherepovets steel mill’s mill 250 (part of Severstal’s Russian Steel division). The company should receive certification for the whole range of 10mm to 32mm diameter rebar products by the year-end.

Photo courtesy of Severstal

Dmitriy Goroshkov, marketing and sales director of Severstal’s Russian Steel division, commented: “With these products now certified, Severstal is able to expand its target market and further enhance distribution efficiency by supplying these products to easily accessible export markets with promising growth potential, such as Scandinavia.” A first shipment of rebar, amounting to 1200t, has already been delivered to Finland in January 2015.

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