Sheffield ASR Rod Mill

Business Area Long Products

Outokumpu’s wire rod mill in Sheffield, UK is a global wire rod supplier in a broad range of stainless steel grades, sizes, and shapes. ASR strives to be the most responsive specialist supplier, with industry-leading customer service backed by a flexible, high quality manufacturing program.


  • Round wire rod: 5–25 mm
  • Square wire rod: 9–23.5 mm
  • Hexagon wire rod: 9–27 mm
  • Rebar: 6–40 mm

Certificates and approvals

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • BS OHSAS 18001
  • AD 2000 – Merkblatt WO
  • PED 97/23/EC

Outokumpu Stainless Ltd – ASR Rod Mill, Sheffield Operations

Stevenson Road, S9 3XG, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 114 261 5210
VAT: GB248 3734 42


With a long and proud tradition of steelmaking – the world’s first martensitic stainless steel was produced here more than 100 years ago – Sheffield is home to SMACC (Stainless Melting and Continuous Casting), wire rod mill ASR (Alloy Steel Rods) and bar finishing facility SSB (Sheffield Stainless Bar). In addition to long products units, Outokumpu has a coil and plate service center in Sheffield.

Bar and wire producers, as well as welding companies, rely on Sheffield’s ASR wire rod mill for uniquely specialized products in a wide range of grades. ASR uses SMACC feedstock billets to produce wire rod in round, hexagon, and square shapes, as well as rebar coil. 

What sets Sheffield ASR apart? It is the exceptional source material produced onsite to customer specifications. As the only producer in its category with its own melt shop, Sheffield delivers premium quality, industry leading technical service, and tailored solutions set Sheffield in a class of its own.

Key capabilities

Uniquely versatile

  • Wire rod and rod coil in a broad product portfolio including shapes. Good capability on difficult grades, as well as rebar rolling capability.

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