Outokumpu – an international stainless steel company


Outokumpu is a global leader in stainless steel with the vision to be the undisputed number one. Customers in a wide range of industries use our stainless steel and services worldwide. Being fully recyclable, maintenance-free, as well as very strong and durable material, stainless steel is one of the key building blocks for sustainable future. Outokumpu employs some 8 000 people in more than 30 countries. The Group's head office is located in Espoo, Finland. Outokumpu is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.


Main Products
  • Cold and hot rolled stainless steel coil
  • Sheet and plate
  • Quarto plate
  • Thin strip
  • Tubular and long products
  • Full range of standard and high alloyed austenitic grades
  • Duplex
  • Ferritic
  • Manganese grades
  • Cold rolled flat products in thickness range from 0.12 mm to 6.50 mm
  • White hot strip and hot rolled plate in varying widths and thicknesses
  • Full range of tubular products from small diameter tubes to heavy walled pipe
  • Distributors
  • Re-rollers and further processors
  • Tube makers
  • End-user and project customers in various industrial segments
Typical customer industries using stainless steel
  • Architecture, building and construction
  • Chemical, petrochemical and energy
  • Transportation
  • Catering and appliances
  • Process industries and resources
  • Various other industries and applications
Main production plants
  • Tornio (ferrochrome smelter, steel melting shops, hot and cold rolling mills) and Kemi (chromium mine) in Finland
  • Avesta (steel melting shop, hot and cold rolling mills), Nyby, Kloster (cold rolling mills at both) and Degerfors (hot rolling mill) in Sweden
  • Sheffield (steel melting shop) in the UK
  • New Castle (hot rolling mill) in the US
  • Long products are manufactured in Sweden, the US and the UK, whereas welded tubes and tube components are produced in Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Canada and the US
Sales companies and service centres 
  • A comprehensive network of sales companies in some 30 countries and service centres in 10 countries

Our main products are hot and cold rolled stainless steel sheets, plates and strips that are used in numerous applications – such as the construction industry, the automotive industry and equipment for the process industry. Wide and thick individually rolled quarto plates are used in the energy sector, chemical transportation, desalination, and in the process industry in pressure cylinders, tanks, thick-walled tubes, bridge structures and process equipment. Our tubes are mainly used by the process industry, such as the oil refining and the pulp and paper industries; bars are so-called long products, from which i.e. wire and reinforcement bars are manufactured.

Good qualities of stainless steel

  • Fully recyclable
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Aesthetic
  • High-strength
  • Low life-cycle costs
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