TMK Joins Industrial Liaison Program at MIT

September 1, 2010

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ — TMK, one of the world’s leading producers of steel pipe for the oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to become a member company in the school’s Industrial Liaison Program (ILP). TMK becomes one of approximately 200 companies across the globe (and the first Russian company) to gain access to MIT resources and receive benefits from the ILP’s extensive human and intellectual capital.

Piotr Galitzine, Chairman of TMK IPSCO, the American division of TMK, is eager for this new relationship between academia and industry. “MIT is one of the world’s outstanding research universities, and TMK is one of the world’s leading oil and gas pipe producers,” said Galitzine. “By joining the ILP, TMK will partner with internationally recognized experts in business and technology, and have access to unique research and development opportunities. This is an exciting demonstration of TMK’s leadership and innovation in our industry.”

TMK IPSCO operates in North America as a division of TMK, one of the three global market leaders in energy pipe production. TMK operates twenty three production facilities around the world. TMK product offerings include a wide range of seamless and welded energy tubular products including oil & gas drill pipe, well casing and tubing, line pipe, LD pipe, standard pipe, hollow structural sections and related services. TMK also manufactures premium connections for oil and natural gas drilling and production under the ULTRA(TM) and TMK Premium brand names.

    TMK IPSCO Manufacturing
    Ambridge, Pennsylvania  Baytown, Texas   Blytheville, Arkansas
    Brookfield, Ohio        Camanche, Iowa   Catoosa, Oklahoma
    Geneva, Nebraska        Houston, Texas   Koppel, Pennsylvania
    Odessa, Texas           Wilder, Kentucky

For further information about TMK IPSCO, including ULTRA Premium Connections, please visit www.tmk-ipsco.com or contact Ivonne A. Baez at 630-874-1257.


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