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EBK announces equipment investment as confidence returns to oil and gas

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Steel pipe-producer Eisenbau Krämer (EBK) has announced a multi-million euro investment in equipment, as the global oil and gas industry shows signs of recovery.

The investment programme across the company’s three production bases in Germany will see developments in pipe end dimensional and shape tolerances, state-of-the-art laser measurement technologies and pipe end expansion, intended to increase consistency in areas of ovality and out-of-roundness.

Further investments have been made in EBK's capabilities in pipe profile cutting, full body pipe measuring, pipe tracking and traceability and plate edge crimping.

The investment precedes the launch of an internal programme focusing on efficiency, waste reduction, increasing product quality and improving delivery performance.

It is prompted by what EBK sees as an improvement in industry confidence. EBK Technical Managing Director, Dr. Scott McCann, said: "While the industry has not returned to a full recovery by any means, we believe that the outlook looks strong, particularly in the business for structural steels and specialised products such as corrosion resistant alloys."

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