The industries producing the material show long-term sustainability and growth, provide excellent reliability and quality for their customers, and ensure a solid and reliable supplychain to the end consumer.
The members of ISSF commit to operate their businesses in a financially responsible way to ensure the long-term viability of the industry, jobs and communities. Stainless steel has been adding value to the communities in which it operates since the production process was first industrialised.
- 300,000 people directly or indirectly employed in the stainless steel industry worldwide
- 6% average increase in production each year since 1970
- 30 million tonnes stainless steel fabricated in 2010
- 100% recyclable forever
- US$130 billion turnover of the global stainless industry, 2010
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