​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Stainless steel – 
superior lifecycle properties


​​​​​​​​​​​Outokumpu is the world le​​ader in stainless steel. With a history tracing back to the very beginnings of stainless steel, you can count on us to help you improve the performance of your operations – whatever your industry and wherever in the world you may be.

Outokumpu stainless steel offers superior lifecycle properties which enable sustainable solutions to benefit our customers, their businesses and the whole of society. 

More than 80% recycled content • Less maintenance • Lasts for centuries • Less coating chemicals • 100% recyclable • Corrosion & heat resistant • High strength • Hygienic and aesthetic • Competitive lifecycle costs

Working with us means you not only gain access to the widest range of stainless steels produced to the most precise quality requirements, but also a host of other value adding products and services. These include a wide variety of surface finishes and finishing actions performed by our service centers in the China, Europe and Australia, as well as industry-leading technical support. ​​​​​​​​

How is stainless steel made?

Learn how stainless steel is made and also about the four families of stainless steel grades and their properties

More about stainless steel

Typical grades for selected industries

The wide variety of alloys ensures that there is an appopriate grade with performance optimised to the needs often ranging between strength, corrosion resistance, ductility and cost

More about choosing your grade