Steelmakers NLMK, producers of Structural Wear Products’ Quard® and Quend® abrasion-resistant and high-strength steels, have been named a preferred supplier of Grain Oriented Electrical Steels (GOES) to Alstom. Following audits of the steelmaker’s operations, NLMK was designated “category A”.

“Alstom auditors remarked on the high quality of NLMK Group companies in terms of technology, equipment and production control throughout the cycle,” Ilya Gushins, NLMK VP for Sales said in a statement, noting that the company supplies roughly 9 per cent of the world market.

Alstom is the leading producer of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure posting $25.3 billion in its most recent fiscal year.

Structural Wear Products specializes in abrasion resistant and high strength steel products as well as other carbon steel plate. Headquartered in Pitt Meadows, Canada our experienced and professional team has more than five decades of steel application experience. We have extensive knowledge in a wide variety of industries, including mining, oil and gas, on- and off-highway transport, mobile and offshore cranes, and ground-engaging applications and solutions. We supply abrasion-resistant wear plate and high strength steel under the Quard® and Quend® trade names.