Kharkov Bearing Plant (HARP) concluded a cooperation agreement with the leading metallurgical company and global steel producer ArcelorMittal, which Ukrainian representative office and production site are located in Kryvyi Rih.
According to the Contract concluded in April 2017, HARP will supply industrial bearings to PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih for repair of production facilities. At the moment, the first deliveries have already been performed.
“PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih is a part of the international corporation ArcelorMittal, which holds leading positions on the core metallurgical markets of the world, – says Vitaliy Bugrov, Director of Bearings Sales Department of UPEC TRADING. – ArcelorMittal has representative offices in 60 countries and production sites in 19 countries. Being an authorized supplier of ArcelorMittal in Ukraine, we are facing opportunities to supply our products to foreign branches of the corporation”.
At the moment HARP is establishing cooperation with ArcelorMittal in Kazakhstan, Poland and Romania.
“For today we are participating in the tender announced by the Kazakh representative office. We are investigating logistics, as there is no direct way of delivery to Kazakhstan. In addition, we start cooperation with ArcelorMittal Romania with the help of our dealer in this country. In the near future we are going to arrange a meeting with representatives of ArcelorMittal in Poland”,– adds Director of Bearings Sales Department.
HARP industrial bearings are distinguished with their high quality and reliability due to high-quality effective seals and high accuracy when manufacturing working surfaces. The HARP products meet the requirements of the Quality Management System international standards ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001.
“There is an increase in sales of bearings for general industrial use. This direction is promising, and now profit from is growing. We are entering new foreign markets, where there is a demand for our bearings, which meet international standards. Agreement on cooperation with one of the world leaders in metallurgical industry is not only a significant step in the development of HARP, but also a confirmation of high quality of innovative products, as well as an effective organization of production processes”, sums up Vitaliy Bugrov.
Kharkov Bearing Plant increases its output, develops new types of products, expands the geography of supplies, which in tern is positively reflects at the rate of export growth. Today HARP products are successfully sold in Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Moldova and other countries of Europe, Asia and the CIS.
Kharkov Bearing Plant (HARP) occupies a leading position in the CIS in the manufacture of bearings and bearing units for agricultural machinery, railway industry, transport engineering and automotive industries.
ArcelorMittal – the world’s leading metallurgical and mining company with the workforce of about 200 thousand employees and representations in 60 countries all over the world; supplier of steel products for the automotive, construction, home appliances and packaging industries.