Economical sustainability

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 worldstainless 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
  • 55 million tonnes stainless steel fabricated in 2022
  • 100% recyclable forever


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