The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research organisation, which serves as the world forum on various aspects of the international stainless steel industry. ISSF was founded in 1996.
The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first nine months of 2015 totaling 31.3 million metric tons stainless steel melt shop production, a decrease of 0.5% year–on–year. Production increased in the Americas and in China.
To inform about the possibilities with stainless steel rebar, the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has launched a website devoted to stainless steel reinforcing bar. It points out how concrete structures, for instance bridges and piers, can be made to last a hundred years or more with virtually no maintenance.
The continuing safety of using stainless steel in food preparation has been confirmed in an independent study following the introduction of new test criteria in Europe.