More than one fourth of the products shipped by BSW in 2018 is innovative
In 2018 OJSC "BSW - management company of "BMC" holding" sold more than 2,36 mln t. of steel products, and more than 26% of which is innovative.
In 2018 BSW produced 283 types of innovative products, 18 out of them were mastered for the first time, i.e. new types of a round bar, wire rod, rebar and steel cord. The company has shipped innovative products to customers to the amount of more than $380 mln over 12 months in 2018.
Last year BSW developed and produced trial samples of new constructions of bead bronzed wire and steel cord for top tyre companies. When all required tests are passed, they will go into production. Within the reporting period of time, the company also carried out 25 research works, development works and experimental-production works. In total BSW invested into R&D around $1,9 mln. in 2018. It is important that practically all these funds were drawn by the company, i.e. research center, technical dpt., central lab and design & reconstruction dpt..
In 2017 BSW was accredited as a science organization on the basis of a conclusion issued by State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and now BSW owns 16 inventions, 2 utility models and 51 trademarks.