The plant for production of steel products has been launched in Southern Kazakhstan
A new enterprise with unique equipment was established in Kazakhstan. The plant for production of steel products ‘Tokyo Rope Almaty’ has been launched in Southern Kazakhstan. Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the opening ceremony via teleconference. Currently, Kazakh President is on an official visit to Japan. Nursultan Nazarbayev was introduced to the activities of ‘Tokyo Rope’ and examined the manufactured products. The enterprise is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-tech steel ropes, shrouds for bridges, steel cord for tires, wires for the solar industry. Kazakh plant will also produce a variety of metal products, including ultra-strong grids for production of gabions systems, which are used for the prevention and elimination of emergency situations. The project capacity of the plant at the first stage will total 5 million tons of metal products per year, with a further increase. The products of the plant are expected to be sold not only in Kazakhstan, but also to be supplied to foreign markets.
SHIGETO TANAKA, CHAIRMAN, TOKYO ROPE MFG. CO. LTD.
Equipment, which is located in Almaty, is five-times more productive and effective than the Japanese analogues. The production lines are fully automated. Kazakhstan has all the conditions for doing business; this is one of the reasons for us to open our representative office here.