​Avesta and Nyby, Sweden

​Outokumpu's operations in Sweden include integrated stainless steel mill in Avesta and cold rolling mills in Nyby. Swedish mills focus on high performance stainless grades, and they became part of Outokumpu after Avesta Sheffield acquisition in 2001. They both belong to the Europe business area.

In addition, Outokumpu has quarto plate and long products operations in Degerfors are part of the Quarto Plate business area.

Avesta mill

Outokumpu's integrated stainless steel mill in Avesta includes melt shop, hot rolling mill and cold rolling mill. Avesta produces thick, two-metre wide coil and plate, with particular emphasis on special grades, such as duplex grades. The site also houses an R&D centre. Avesta, together with Nyby mill, is part of the Europe business area.

The Avesta site has a long history of producing steel, especially duplex grades: Avesta invented and produced first commercial duplex stainless steel in 1924.

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Nyby mill

Our Nyby mill, located in Torshälla, Sweden, produces cold rolled coil and sheet from black hot band produced by Avesta in high performance stainless grades, focusin in duplex, high-alloyed austenitic and heat resistant special grades. The suface structures of products can be also processed to fulfill various customer requirements for function and decoration. The production site is part of the Europe business area.

The mill has a long history and was founded in 1829, although first documented production operations are from the 15th century.

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