On November 19, the first tube was produced at the new rolling mill at TenarisTamsa in Veracruz. The event is a landmark in the millís construction, which has been completed on time and in budget.
The new rolling mill is the main component in a realignment of Tenarisís industrial system worldwide, which will make operations more efficient and reduce their environmental impact. It will incorporate the latest rolling technology and produce 2 3/8Ē up to 7Ē seamless pipe, expanding the product offer and optimizing response times for local customers such as Pemex and certain international companies.
ďThe new mill was designed following the highest safety, technological, engineering and environmental standards. It is a demonstration of our organizationís ability to successfully execute milestone projects,Ē said Paolo Rocca, Tenaris Chairman and CEO.
The mill is expected to be fully operative by mid-2011.