On 24th December, 2015 on the august visit of Hon'ble Prime Minister of India to Russia, agreements have been signed between the Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited, Republic of India and CNIITMASH of Russian federation.
CNIITMASH specializes in development of materials, method of production and quality control methods for manufacturing of equipment of the XXI century . CNIITMASH has developed unique technologies for production of world's largest billots, technology of special metal workings, stamping of shaped elements of pipelines and armature, pipe nipples for the shells of reactor vessels, bottom side of large sizes etc. The Institute contributes significantly into the development of welding processes theory; the works of CNIITMASH specialists became a scientific basis for development and wide use of automatic welding in industry, which have been widely used all over the world
With these agreements HEC will be able to develop larger size ingots for use of the shipping industry, strategic industry and energy sector. This will be first time in India that four Centres of Excellence will be created for the industries at large and for students eager for higher learning in the areas of welding, forging, gear items and exclusive areas of electro slag remelting. The center of excellence will augment the research and development activities in the country in the specific areas of chosen areas.
The acquisition of these cutting edge technologies will bring HEC parallel to those companies of the world which are catering exclusively in the areas of high class metallurgical ingots and will serve the steel sector, energy sector and strategic sector a long way . It will help the country become self sufficient in these areas for coming years.
Chairman cum Managing Director of HEC, Mr Avijit Ghosh and General Director of From CNIITMASH Mr. Mikhailov Vladimir Evgenjevich signing the Agreements