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Top 20 Stainless Steel Flat Products Producers in 2013

Shanxi TISCO (2 plants), Posco (6 plants) and Yusco (2 plants) were the biggest in 2013 followed by the newly formed Outokumpu Group (11 plants) and the Chinese Baosteel Group (3 plants).

  1. Shanxi TISCO
  2. POSCO Group
  3. YUSCO Group
  4. Outokumpu Group
  5. Baosteel Group*
  6. Acerinox Group
  7. Aperam Group
  8. Tsingshan Group
  9. Jindal Stainless
  10. Jisco
  11. ThyssenKrupp AST
  12. Jinguang Group**
  13. Beihai Chengde
  14. NSSMC
  15. Zhenshi Group Eastern Special Steel
  16. Nisshin Steel***
  17. AK Steel
  18. Fujian Wuhang
  19. JFE Steel
  20. Henan Xinjinhui

*incl. Baosteel Deshang, Fujian
**incl. Southwest Stainless
***incl. NTK


Top 20 Stainless Steel Long Products Producers in 2013

In the long products market segment, the mostly unknown Chinese producer Tsingshan is volume-wise by far the biggest producer in the world. Based on revenues, the No. 1 position is still taken by the Schmolz + Bickenbach Group, which ranks No. 2 based on volume terms. No. 3 is Taiwan’s Walsin Lihwa Group which maintains 3 plants in China and Taiwan. The fast growing Indian producer Viraj is already bigger in output than most European mills.

  1. Tsingshan
  2. Schmolz + Bickenbach
  3. Walsin Lihwa
  4. Viraj Group
  5. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metals (NSSMC)*
  6. Dongbei Special Steel
  7. Yongxing Special Stainless
  8. Acerinox Group (Roldan & NAS)
  9. POSCO Special Steel (PSS)
  10. Valbruna Group
  11. Outokumpu (incl. 50% FSAB)
  12. Daido Steel
  13. Baosteel Special Materials
  14. Cogne
  15. Sandvik (incl. 50% FSAB)
  16. Shanxi TISCO
  17. Fujian Wuhang
  18. Changcheng
  19. Rim Jhim Ispat
  20. Aceralava

*incl. 13CrOCTG
**incl. Toll Rolling