OJSC “Nizhneserginsky hardware-metallurgy plant” renamed to OJSC “NLMK Ural”.
Thus, its name and corporate identity were harmonized with its production profile, geography and the fact that it is part of NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company.
NLMK Ural becomes part of NLMK Group
NLMK Ural joins NLMK Group, becoming the core enterprise of the Long Products Division.
Open-hearth shop is shut down
Construction of Melt shop No.2
The plant introduces a quality system
The plant introduces a quality system for compliance with GOST R ISO 9002
Construction of auxiliary shops
New auxiliary shops are built: casting, mechanical repair, electric, central boiler plant, main step-down substation, water pumping, oxygen and compressor stations.
A wood screw shop is built
A nail shop is built
A shop for wire got-dip galvanization is built
A new steel wire shop is built
Chain production is organized
A new open-hearth furnace is commissioned at Revdinsky ironworks
A wood screw shop is put into operation
New technology of galvanized wire production is introduced
The plant start to produce nails
Drawing production is started up
Switch to wire and nails production
A new wire rod rolling mill is put into operation
A new wire rod rolling mill with four lines, steam engine 2200 hp with cable transmission is launched. Old rolling mill converted into a forge and the boiler room. The new rolling shop differs from the old in that the old one used a water wheel and produced predominantly section iron, while the new one employed a steam engine, and produced the wire i.e. wire rod.
Narrow gauge railway is put into operation
The ironworks launches the narrow-gauge railway with two shuttle locomotives.
Second blast furnace is launched
Revdinsky ironworks launches a second blast furnace for smelting of nickel cast iron. High power electric generator is installed.
Open-hearth shop construction is under way
Brick plant is built for the production of refractory bricks
The electricity is switched on for the first time
Revdinsky ironworks receives a Large Silver Medal of the Mining Department
At the Siberian-Ural Industrial Exhibition Revdinsky ironworks receives a Large Silver Medal of the Mining Department for manufacturing rail fastenings of a very high quality, as well as for the introduction of nickel production.
Revdinsky ironworks is put into operation
Revdinsky ironworks is put into operation. The ironworks produces hot metal for the first time. This day is considered Revda's birthday.
The construction permit was received to build a plant at the Revda River
The State Berg-college allows Akinfy Demidov to build a plant on the Revda river and his brother Nikita - to build a plant on the Shaytanka river.
The first mention of magnetic ore deposits at the Volchya Mount
Farmer Michael Selin comes to A.A. Vinius (head of the Siberian Prikaz) and says that he knows of magnetic ore deposits at the Volchya Mount on the Chusovaya river, close to the Revda river. The same day stolnik Alexey Kalitin together with mine diggers make the drawing and take two pounds of ore samples.