Business Area Europe

Outokumpu’s Krefeld mill produces flawless surface finishes made possible by highly advanced technology designed to optimize ferritic stainless steel production.


Ferritic and austenitic stainless steel products with thicknesses of 0.2 to 2.5 millimeters. These products are from the Outokumpu Classic product family and they represent Moda, Core and Supra products.

Certificates and approvals

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 50001
  • ISO 14001
  • IATF 16949
  • AD 2000-Merkblatt W0
  • Quality-Assurance 2014/68/EU

Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH

Oberschlesienstraße 16, 47807, Krefeld, Germany
Phone: +49 2151 83 01
Fax: +49 2151 83 2022
VAT: DE811 660170

Outokumpu’s main site in Germany, Krefeld is a center of excellence in cold rolling. Krefeld focuses on austenitic and ferritic flat stainless steel materials with exceptionally high quality surface finishes. Krefeld is also home to one of Outokumpu’s three R&D centers where innovation is standard operating procedure. Recently, Outokumpu completed a project to greatly enhance ferritic capabilities at Krefeld, a step into a new era of cutting edge technology. Offering a comprehensive range of grades, dimensions and finishes, Krefeld works with the Outokumpu Classic family’s Moda, Core and Supra products. In production since 1950, the Krefeld mill has earned a proud reputation as an industry leader committed to ever improved new processes and technologies to operate at the very highest performance standards.


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Krefeld has a long tradition of innovation in new processes and technologies.



Krefeld’s specialties include exceptionally high quality surface finishes on austenitic and ferritic flat stainless steel products.

Key capabilities

Produced to specification

  • Exceptionally high quality surface finishes for unique applications

Close to the customer

  • A blanking line at a central European site allows for fast deliveries such as needed in the appliance industry production chain

Special expertise

  • With a steelmaking tradition built over decades, Krefeld boasts industry-leading expertise in cold-rolling processes

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