About the business

CherMK (Cherepovets Steel Mill of PAO Severstal) is one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel companies.

General information

Cherepovets Steel Mill is the key asset of  “SEVERSTAL RUSSIAN STEEL” division and is one of the most profitable metallurgic enterprises in the world.

Development of Cherepovets Steel Mill is primarily focused at innovations involving both manufacturing process, designing of new products and improvement of business model.

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Cherepovets Steel Mill produces the Russia’s widest range of steel mill products among the Russian metallurgical enterprises. Own product range is constantly expanding with emphasize on hi-tech customized products with high added value and taking into account requirements of clients.

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Own customers base of the enterprise including distributing network incorporates over 10 thousand of both Russian and foreign enterprises working in the field of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive industry and oil and gas sector.

The company focuses on building up the “Superior customer’s experience” with providing the customers with new service models and unique complex solutions.


Quality policy

The quality policy is the basis for functioning and improvement of the quality management system of PAO Severstal, which complies with the requirements of international standards ISO 9001:2015, ISO/TS 16949:2016 and also requirements of STO Gazprom ISO 9001.

High quality level of production is certified both by international (ABS, Bureau Veritas, Det NorskeVeritas, Germanischer Lloyd's, Lloyd's Register), and Russian (Russian Maritime Register, Russian River Register. GOST R) certificates.

By a Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated November 6, 2015 No. 1202, in 2015 PAO Severstal was awarded the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation for achieving significant results in product and service quality and introducing highly efficient quality management methods.

Social Responsibility

Partnership with the Company’s employees, society and Government has become the basis for the social policy of PAO Severstal.

Being the largest employer and taxpayer across Cherepovets and Vologda Oblast, the company is committed to addressing the entire range of social issues: from arranging of leisure activities and recreation for children of employees, to payment of retirement benefits in favor of the retiring veterans of the company, from implementation of Severstal Health Program to charitable projects and programs for preservation of the historical and cultural heritage.

Cherepovets Steel Mill is a repeated winner of All-Russian Contest "Russian organization of high social efficiency."


Mission, Vision and Values

Severstal is an international vertically integrated steel and mining company. We aspire to become the leader in value creation through a focus on the following key elements:


Our mission is to be the leader in value creation.

Insight into the Company

Lear more about modern steel company and how does it work


Blast Furnaces.|| Blast Furnace Shop. Iron sampling

Blast Furnaces.

Blast Furnace Shop. Iron sampling
Cold Rolling Operation.|| Severgal Galvanizing line

Cold Rolling Operation.

Severgal Galvanizing line
Mill for rolling sections Section rolling shop.|| Mill 150. Stelmor cooling line.

Mill for rolling sections Section rolling shop.

Mill 150. Stelmor cooling line.
Pipe Mill.|| Large diameter pipe mill

Pipe Mill.

Large diameter pipe mill
Cold Rolling Operation.|| Shop for polymer coating of metal

Cold Rolling Operation.

Shop for polymer coating of metal
Pipe Mill.|| Large diameter pipe mill

Pipe Mill.

Large diameter pipe mill
Pipe Mill.|| Sheksna Pipe Section Plant

Pipe Mill.

Sheksna Pipe Section Plant

Company in Figures

56,6 billion RUB

will be allocated in 2019 for development of the Cherepovets Steel Mill and other assets of the Severstal Russian Steel Division

1.2 billion RUB

was invested in 2018 into occupational safety at CherMK

19,8 billion RUB

was allocated in 2018 by Severstal for the repair programme at CherMK

23,000 people

average number of employees of CherMK

10 billion RUB

has been invested by the Company into environmental sustainability at CherMK facilities during the last 10 years.

Facts about the company

We work since 1955

On August 24, 1955, the first Cherepovets cast iron was produced at blast furnace No. 1. This was the birth of the Cherepovets Steel Mill.

The best labor contract

PAO Severstal has been awarded the honour «Enterprise of the mining and metallurgical complex of high social efficiency». The Company was recognized as a leader in the nominated category «Social and economic efficiency of the collective agreement».

We improve working conditions

Since 2011, 3.2 billion rubles have been allocated to improve the social and living conditions of CherMK employees.

Reducing emissions

  • During the past 10 years Severstal has halved its dust emissions (from 3.26 to 1.62 kg/ton of rolled products).
  • The discharge of pollutants into water bodies decreased by almost 20 per cent (from 1.7 to 1.4 kg/ton of rolled products).

Complete metallurgical cycle

The Company has full metallurgical cycle including coke and by-product, sintering, blast-furnace, steel making and rolling production. It ensures end-to-end production and quality control.

Advantageous location

Cherepovets, where the Mill is built, is situated at the juncture of three economic regions: European North, North-West and Central Russia. The Mill benefits from convenient railway access to own production facilities of the enterprise and cost-effective transportation to the Baltic ports by river.

History of the Company

Over 600 million tons of steel have been manufactured throughout the Company operation.

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