The world needs more sustainable solutions to fight the climate change. We are working towards a world that lasts forever and are proud to be the producer of the most sustainable stainless steel in the world: we are able to help our customers to reduce their carbon footprint.
Business based on circular economy
Our mills are in fact significant recycling facilities. Every year, our mills in process more than 2 million tonnes of scrap, or recycled steel and turn it into more than 2 million tonnes of sustainable, long-lasting material. It does not need maintenance, and at the end of its long lifecycle, it is fully recyclable. And it is not only what we do, but how we do it: Outokumpu aims to minimize the environmental impacts of its production.
Our customers use our stainless steel to build bridges and buildings, produce cars, trains and trucks, and manufacture household appliances and utensils. Outokumpu is known in the market for our unmatched expertise in stainless steel as well as the quality of our products. We have 8,500 experts around the world: they produce stainless steel in our mills in Finland, Germany, Mexico, Sweden and the US; research and develop it further at our research centers and mills, and help and advise our customers in choosing, using, and processing stainless steel.