During INNOPROM Industrial Exhibition Tecknomash llc – a subsidiary of HILONG company from China – signed an Agreement with Development Corporation of Middle Ural confirming the continuing cooperation. On June 8th, 2016 Chinese holding launched new manufacturing line for applying cutting edge surface coating to the drilling pipes; the line is based in the facilities of Technomash llc in the town of Nevyansk. The company is contemplating to expand its manufacturing capacity in Sverdlovsk Region. The matter of the Agreement signed by DCMU Director General Dmitry Popov and Technomash llc Director General Lyan Caway is to increase manufacturing localization of the following products: thick-walled and weighted drilling pipes, locks for it as well as chemical materials for internal surface coating. New production lines of Tecknomash llc could start functioning as early as in 2017.