Company History KUMZ


Kamensk Uralsky Metallurgical Works (abbreviated KUMZ, in Russian) is one of the largest and diversified downstream companies in Russia. KUMZ has a rich history as it was founded in 1944 as a manufacturer of semi-finished products in aluminium-, magnesium-based and aluminium-lithium alloys. Today KUMZ supplies high quality aluminium plates, a wide variety of extruded products (rods & bars, profiles of different shapes, wide railway extruded panels) as well as aluminium tubes & drill pipes. All above production lines are concentrated in the same location.

KUMZ serves Russian and CIS markets as well as exports worldwide. Export sales cover North American market (USA and Canada), West and East European markets, Asian and Far Eastern markets.

KUMZ has a number of advantages:

  • On-site casting providing high quality ingot for further manufacturing of semi-finished products;
  • In-house tooling production allowing to make and maintain dies for extrusions and forgings;
  • On-site R&D Centre.


Major milestones:

05.05.1944 - Founded in Kamensk-Uralskiy as KUMZ.

1972 - Start-up of the drill pipes shop.

2006 - KUMZ quality system is certified according to  AS 9100; ISO 9001-2000; ISO 14001:1996; OHSAS 18001:1999.

12.12.2007 - Commissioning of the "Chkalovskiy".

2019 - Commissioning of "New Rolling Mill".