The mechanical repair shop of the Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has produced iron castings, which are considered to be the plant's first products of non-core operation.
Commissioning of the Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant; Commissioning of the Novocherkassk Electrode Plant.
Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has reached full production capacity. The plant has produced 9.5 thous. tons of graphitized electrodes, which is more than output of the entire electrode industry in 1945.
Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has set up the production of new products, chemical anodes, thermo-graphite as well as launched the production of shaped products from electrode blanks.
Production of cathode blocks has been started at the Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant.
ATCM (anticorrosive graphit-plastic thermally conductive material) material production shop has been put into operation at the Novocherkassk Electrode Plant.
Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has launched the production of carbon cathode blocks for aluminum industry.
Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has put into operation the second stage of the shop intended for the production of chemical apparatus. The only shop in the country began to produce all types of carbon-graphite equipment known internationally and operating in chemically aggressive environments.
Second stage of the graphitization shop has been commissioned at the Novocherkassk Electrode Plant. Implementation of technical measures to increase the power load on graphitization furnace transformers equipped with more efficient cooling systems made it possible to increase the production of graphitized electrodes in 1965 up to 27.4 thous. tons.
Chemical apparatuses of the Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has been awarded the 1st Degree diploma of the USSR VDHKh (Exhibition of Economic Achievements).
Production of silicified goods has been launched at the Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant.
The production of electrodes has been started at the Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant.
Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has set up the production of baked anodes for aluminum electrolysis.
The Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has started the production of reactive graphite.
Commissioning of the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant.
The first anode paste has been produced at the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant.
The State Commission Certificate "On acceptance of industrial facilities of Novosibirsk Electrode Plant" was signed.
The Shop for mechanical processing of carbon-graphite products (currently the Shop for mechanical processing of electrode products) of the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant has been launched.
Completion of the first furnace construction in the baking shop of the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant
The first bottom block has been pressed in the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant.
Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has mastered the technology of producing carbon electrodes with a diameter of 1,205 mm.
The first stage of the graphitized products shop has been commissioned at the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant.
Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has launched the second stage of the shop manufacturing goods from the carbon-based composite materials. Its serial supply to aerospace companies has begun.
The Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has started the production of the carbon fiber-based goods.
Automatic line for production of the TRACTIONEL graphitized electrodes has been put into operation at the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant.
The Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has mastered the production of graphitized electrodes with large cross-sections based on needle coke.
Completion of the main phase of construction and expansion of the Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant.
Automatic line for production of nipples for the RAVENSBURG graphitized electrodes has been put into operation at the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant.
Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has started the production of graphitized and carbon blocks for the blast furnace lining.
Sart of exclusive cooperation between ZAO ENERGOPROM MANAGEMENT and Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk and Novocherkassk Electrode Plants.
Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has implemented a set of measures to increase production of large-sized baked anode blocks with two and three nipple holes.
Large-scale program of overhaul and modernization of equipment and production infrastructure at the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant has been implemented to result in a significant increase of the production output.
Doncarb has introduced the quality management system in accordance with the ISO 9001:2000 international standard. Certificate of the International certification organization TUV CERT Anlagentechnik GmbH was received.
Novocherkassk Electrode Plant has received an international quality certificate documenting that its products meet high international standards.
Novosibirsk Electrode Plant has put into operation a powerful joggling machine for the production of large-sized special electrodes and anode blocks.
Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant has received the "Certificate of Conformity of the ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System”
Research and technology center has been created at the Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant.
Transfer of management functions at the electrode plants to ENERGOPROM MANAGEMENT Company.
The ENERGOPROM Group consolidates shares of Russian electrode companies; ENERGOPROM ranks among the top five world manufacturers of carbon and graphite products.
Rebranding the ENERGOPROM Group enterprises.
Establishment of LLC Donkarb Graphite.
Inclusion of the ENERGOPROM Group in the list of strategic enterprises of the Russian Federation.
Novocherkassk and Novosibirsk Electrode Plants receive Best Exporter 2009 awards by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade in nominations "Most dynamically developing Russian exporter" and "Best Exporter to CIS countries".
Start of strategic partnership between the ENERGOPROM Group and the State Research Institute of Graphite-Based Structural Composites "NIIgrafit".
Establishment of the first representative office of the ENERGOPROM Group in Europe (Germany).
Approval of the ENERGOPROM Group's development strategy up to 2015.
Launch of unique investment projects for the production of pre-baked baked anodes and isostatic graphite at the Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant.
Establishment of the Association of Carbon and Graphite Manufacturers (the Carbon and Graphite Association).
ENERGOPROM Group joins Skolkovo innovation centre.
Launch of electronic trading facility B2B ENERGOPROM.
Launch of corporate R&D centre project.
Opening of pre-baked anode factory at the facilities of Chelyabinsk Electrode Plant.
RUSAL production system is launched at the Group’s plants.
Corporate R&D center signs cooperation agreements with MEPHI, R&D Carbon, RAS Siberian branch, Sigma Innovations centre.
The Group’s representative office opens in Shanghai, China.
Partnership with Skolkovo.
ENERGOPROM Group project received financing from the Industry Developments Fund of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation.
Commissioning of the direct-fired kiln No. 9 at the EPM-NovEP. Production of the UHP-610 graphitized electrodes has been resumed at the EPM-NovEP.
Opening of the Novosibirsk Electrode Plant Museum.
Doncarb Graphite has launched the coal tar impregnation section to complete first stage of the IZOSTAT project
Investment project has been completed to reconstruct the 8-retort calcining furnace at the Doncarb Graphite site in Chelyabinsk.
Chelyabinsk enterprises of the EPM Group has created the Unified Ecological Center and launched a fixed station for the atmospheric air monitoring.
Arrangement of the Company rebranding, switching to the EPM brand.
Launching the major investment program of the EPM Group to expand the production capacity. Launching the construction of the RIEDHAMMER circular kiln at the EPM-Novocherkassk Electrode Plant.
Overhaul of the press, which produces blanks for the company's main product - structural graphite has been completed at the Doncarb Graphite Chelyabinsk site.
Novocherkassk-based Doncarb Graphite has completed an investment project to upgrade its electric vacuum furnace (EVF) cooling system.
Doncarb Graphite LLC has completed its registration in Chelyabinsk, and the former head organization in Novocherkassk has now become its branch.
Unique anodes of the EPM Group for magnesium electrolytic furnaces have been put into series production.
EPM Group has started the consolidation of production assets.
EPM Group has declared the rebranding. New Company’s name – El 6, name of plants: El 6 Novosibirsk, El 6 Novocherkassk, El 6 Chelyabinsk.
El 6 assets consolidation (formerly EPM Group) has been completed.