worldstainless is a not-for-profit research and development association which was founded in 1996 as the International Stainless Steel Forum.
Its primary roles are to undertake stainless steel industry beneficial tasks that are better coordinated centrally in the fields of
- Promoting industry and material sustainability benefits
- Conserving resources and promoting the circular economy
- Providing economic and industry- leading statistics
- Support industry health & safety needs and developments
- Outlining market development and expansion opportunities
- Maintaining brand reputational positioning
- Materials education
Sustain our world’s future with stainless steels.
worldstainless has six working committees:
A short summary of the benefits of membership is given here.
The members of the world stainless association are producers of stainless steel (integrated mills and rerollers) and stainless steel development associations.
The association and its work are governed by the worldstainless Board, which meets twice a year. Elected by the members, the Board is composed of up to 18 members. The Board elects the Executive Committee which consists of the worldstainless Chairman, four Vice Chairmen, the Treasurer and the Secretary-General and four other members. The Executive Committee meets one to two times a year.
The following people form the worldstainless Team:
The world stainless association (worldstainless) is an international trade association with high public visibility. The Members of worldstainless represent most of the globe’s international stainless steel output.
Members can access the worldstainless Extranet through the homepage of the main website.
Although worldstainless acts completely independently from the World Steel Association AISBL having its own budgets, board, etc., worldstainless is not a separate legal entity. The World Steel Association provides administrative support to worldstainless.