OMZ Special Steels, part of the OMZ Group, successfully passed certification organized by the Germanischer Lloyd classification society for forging for shipbuilding and machine building. The company was granted an approval certificate for the production of forgings made of carbon and carbon-manganese steels for shipbuilding and engineering. The certificate further strengthens OMZ Special Steels position in the domestic and foreign forging markets. Germanischer Lloyd, founded in Germany in 1867, is a member of the International Association of Classification Societies and develops rules and standards for manufacturing and technical strength.