Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Honored Allies Wednesday: Kryvorizhstal (USSR)

"Kryvorizhstal was Ukraine's largest integrated steel company, founded in 1934 and located in Kryvyi Rih, in central Ukraine.  Bought in 2005 by Mittal Steel, the steel plant is one of the most important Ukrainian companies and a globally important steel producer.  In Ukraine it is the largest steel manufacturer of both rebar and wire rod.  ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih also specializes in the manufacture of sections, angles, strips and billets.  The plant produces over 6 MT of crude steel, 5 MT of rolled products and 5.5 MT of hot metal.  For its work for the Soviet Union it would be awarded the Order of Lenin"
More medals for Red industry,

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