TMK IPSCO hosts open house at Houston R&D center

October 9, 2012

TMK IPSCO, the North American division of global pipe manufacturer OAO TMK, hosted an open house Oct. 1 at its new R&D center in Houston. During the event, visitors toured several areas of the facility, including the scanning electron microscope (SEM) lab, areas housing mechanical and collapse testing equipment, the corrosion lab, and an area featuring connection load testers.

The new center, which houses new product design and development, experimental and validation testing, and advanced metallurgical research, is part of the company's long-term strategy to drive growth in oil and gas markets.

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