HOUSTON--TMK is pleased to announce the creation of TMK Industrial Solutions, LLC, effective May 16, 2016. This new company is part of the TMK European Division. TMK’s Industrial Pipe division will be responsible for globally managing the industrial pipe products produced by TMK. The company decided to consolidate its business to better serve its customers. While TMK IPSCO continues to focus its business on OCTG products, the industrial pipe division will take the experience it’s gained so far and apply it to its markets and customer services staff worldwide.
Mike Christopher, the company’s CEO, will be assisted by Florin Filea as Assistant Managing Director. Mr. Filea has more than 10 years sales and marketing experience with both the TMK Artrom and TMK Middle East Dubai offices. He returned to TMK Artrom in 2014 as Director of Techno-Marketing for industrial pipe.
TMK Industrial Solutions, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of TMK Artrom S.A. of Romania. The company’s products will include, but are not limited to: all seamless mechanical tube, coupling stock, boiler and heat exchanger tubing, nickel based alloys, stainless and heavy wright drill pipe, and billets. The company will be responsible for promotion and sales of tubular and value-added industrial products produced by TMK IPSCO, TMK Artrom and all TMK mills in Russia.
TMK (LSE: TMKS) is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of steel pipe for the oil and gas industry, operating 30 production sites in the United States, Russia, Canada, Romania, Oman, UAE, and Kazakhstan and two R&D centers in Russia and the USA. TMK’s pipe shipments vary from 4.0 to 5.0 million tonnes. The largest share of TMK’s sales belongs to high margin oil country tubular goods (OCTG) shipped to customers in over 80 countries. TMK delivers its products as well as an extensive package of services in heat treating, protective coating, premium connections threading, warehousing and pipe repair.