The company’s procurements are divided into the following groups:
- Procurement of production materials:
- hot-rolled bars and rods, steel grades meeting GOST 380-2005, GOST 19281-89, GOST 1050-88, GOST 4543-71;
- tool steels meeting GOST 5590-2000 (5KhNМ, 7Kh3, etc.)
- Procurement of non-production materials and items needed for production process and product quality assurance.
- Procurement of materials and items needed for repair and operation;
- Procurement of services needed for production process and product quality assurance.
Suppliers are selected based on the following criteria:
- supplier’s market share;
- product quality level;
- capability to maintain stable supplies of necessary amount of products;
- pricing policy;
- remoteness of supplier’s location and availability of lines of communication;
- prior experience working with this supplier;
- certified Quality Management System.