Mechel PAO - Form 6-K

Washington, D.C. 20549


PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

November 20, 2017

Commission File Number: 001-32328

Mechel PAO
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
Krasnoarmeyskaya 1,
Moscow 125167
Russian Federation
(Address of principal executive office)
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Moscow, Russia – November 20, 2017 – Mechel PAO (MOEX: MTLR; NYSE: MTL), one of
the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports its facilities’
participation in the 23rd International Industrial Exhibition Metal-Expo, which
was held at the All-Russia Exhibition Center in Moscow on November 14-17, 2017.
Mechel’s corporate booth showcased the products of Chelyabinsk Metallurgical
Plant, Urals Stampings Plant, Beloretsk Metallurgical Plant, Izhstal and
Vyartsilya Metal Products Plant. Over the four days of the exhibition, some 30
employees of Mechel’s steel division, including the service and sales company
Mechel Service OOO, worked at the booth. Guests were offered full information
about various kinds of the Group’s products.
“Metal-Expo offers a good opportunity to strengthen our ties with our current
clients and attract new ones. During the exposition, several thousand people
visited Mechel’s booth, and the work was hard. Our managers held dozens of
meetings and reached agreements on many contracts,” Mechel-Steel Management
Company OOO’s Chief Executive Officer Andrey Ponomarev noted.
Three of Mechel’s enterprises won prestigious awards at Metal-Expo’2017. In the
contest of projects on developing and implementing new technologies, equipment
and products, Beloretsk Metallurgical Plant won a silver medal for mastering
production of steel spring wire tempered in oil. The wire has high plastic and
strength properties, which affords its products high elasticity and cyclic life.
The wire  is used in automobile industry. Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant also
won a silver medal for its project on producing oversize 50-tonne steel ingots.
The plant launched production of these ingots in 2017. Production of oversize
ingots requires a powerful steelmaking complex and development and
implementation of complicated engineering solutions. Today only a few companies
worldwide produce this type of ingot. Izhstal PAO won a silver medal for
developing and implementing a new method of smelting stainless nitrogen steel.
Products from this type of steel are used in shipbuilding, automobile and oil
Also, several of the Group’s corporate media became winners of the Best
Corporate Media in the Steelmaking Industry of Russia and the CIS 2017 contest.
Southern Kuzbass Coal Company PAO’s Miner’s Banner newspaper won the Best in
Mining Industry nomination, while Mechel Service OOO’s Steel Service newspaper
was acknowledged the best metal trade corporate electronic media.
Metal-Expo is one of Russia’s most popular industrial exhibitions. This year,
over 530 companies from 35 countries took part in the expo, with over 30,000
visitors from construction, engineering, fuel and energy, transport, logistics
and steel trade industries.

Mechel PAO
Ekaterina Videman
Tel: + 7 495 221 88 88

Mechel is an international mining and steel company. Its products are marketed
in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa. Mechel unites producers of
coal, iron ore concentrate, steel, rolled products, ferroalloys, heat and
electric power. All of its enterprises work in a single production chain, from
raw materials to high value-added products.

Some of the information in this press release may contain projections or other
forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial
performance of Mechel, as defined in the safe harbor provisions of the U.S.
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We wish to caution you that
these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may
differ materially. We do not intend to update these statements. We refer you to
the documents Mechel files from time to time with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission, including our Form 20-F. These documents contain and
identify important factors, including those contained in the section captioned
“Risk Factors” and “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” in our
Form 20-F, that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those
contained in our projections or forward-looking statements, including, among
others, the achievement of anticipated levels of profitability, growth, cost and
synergy of our recent acquisitions, the impact of competitive pricing, the
ability to obtain necessary regulatory approvals and licenses, the impact of
developments in the Russian economic, political and legal environment,
volatility in stock markets or in the price of our shares or ADRs, financial
risk management and the impact of general business and global economic

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
    Mechel PAO
Date: November 20, 2017 By: Oleg V. Korzhov

  Name:  Oleg V. Korzhov
  Title: CEO