List of steel producers


List of steel producers

This article summarizes the world steel production by company. "For the country-oriented account, see Steel production by country."

Top-40 producers by International Iron & Steel Institute

This is a list of the largest steel-producing companies in the world according to the International Iron and Steel Institute. The list is compiled from its page [http://www.worldsteel.org/?action=programs&id=53 Top Steel Producers 2007] . "Note that not all steel is the same, some steel is far more valuable than other steel."

(Output in million metric tons crude steel; the country/region of producer's basing specified in brackets)
# 116.4 Mton ArcelorMittal (Global)
# 35.7 Mton Nippon Steel (Japan)
# 34.0 Mton JFE (Japan)
# 31.1 Mton POSCO (South Korea)
# 28.6 Mton Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation (China)
# 26.5 Mton Tata Steel (India head office) (Global)
# 23.6 Mton LiaoNing An-Ben Iron and Steel Group (China)
# 22.9 Mton Shagang Group (China)
# 22.8 Mton HeBei Tangshan Iron & Steel Group (China)
# 21.5 Mton United States Steel Corporation (United States)
# 20.2 Mton Wuhan Iron and Steel (China)
# 20.0 Mton Nucor Corporation (United States)
# 18.6 Mton Gerdau (Brazil)
# 17.9 Mton Gruppo Riva (Italy)
# 17.3 Mton Severstal (Russia)
# 17.0 Mton ThyssenKrupp (Germany)
# 16.2 Mton EvrazHolding (Russia)
# 14.2 Mton Magang Group (China)
# 13.9 Mton Steel Authority of India Limited (India)
# 13.8 Mton Sumitomo Metal Industries (Japan)
# 13.3 Mton Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (Russia)
# 13.1 Mton Techint (Argentina/Italy)
# 12.9 Mton Shougang (China)
# 12.1 Mton ShanDong Jinan (China)
# 11.7 Mton ShanDong Laiwu Steel (China)
# 11.1 Mton Valin Steel Group (China)
# 10.9 Mton China Steel (Taiwan)
# 10.1 Mton Imidro (Iran)
# 10.0 Mton Hyundai INI Steel (South Korea)
# 9.7 Mton Novolipetsk (Russia)
# 9.3 Mton ShanXi Taiyuan Iron and Steel Company (China)
# 9.1 Mton Metalloinvest (Russia)
# 9.0 Mton HeNan Anyang Iron & Steel (China)
# 8.8 Mton Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel (China)
# 8.7 Mton Usiminas (Brazil)
# 8.3 Mton Hebei Handan Iron & Steel (China)
# 8.1 Mton Celsa Group (Spain)
# 8.1 Mton Kobe Steel (Japan)
# 7.6 Mton Hebei Tangshan Jianlong (China)
# 7.4 Mton Gansu Jiuquan Iron & Steel Group (China) Total world steel output in 2007: 1,344,3 million metric tons (mmt)

It should be noted that the International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI) reports and analyzes its rankings in terms of steel volumes. There are many arguments suggesting that a better ranking should be based on steel revenues - probably based in US dollarsFact|date=July 2008. This can either be obtained by studying the company financials, or by estimating the average selling price per tonne of steel shipped (based on product mix) multiplied by the shipped tonnes in that year.

Integer Research Ltd., a London based company, claims to produce a ranking based on steel revenuesFact|date=July 2008. It is not clear how this compares to a ranking based on steel volumes, but is likely to represent the value added elements in the steel making process.

Other major steel producers

*Aichi Steel Corporation
*Al Tawarqee Steel Mills KarachiFact|date=July 2008, Pakistan
*AK Steel, formerly Armco, Middletown, Ohio
*BlueScope Steel, primarily in Australia
*Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, Brasil
*Dongkuk Steel in Seoul, South Korea
*Essar Steel, India
*Erdemir in Karadeniz Ereğli, Turkey
*Beshay Steel, Egypt
*EZDK, Egypt
*Ilyich Mariupol steel and iron works, Ukraine
*Japan Steel Works, Japan
*Jindal Steel, India
*JSW SteelFact|date=July 2008, India
*KVS IspatFact|date=July 2008, India
*Libyan Iron and Steel Company, Libya
*Lone Star Steel Company
*Outokumpu, based in Finland
*OvakoFact|date=July 2008, Sweden & Finland
*Pakistan Steel Mills Pakistan
*Panzhihua, China
*Rautaruukki, Finland
*Salzgitter AG, Germany
*SCM Holdings (divisions of), Ukraine
*Sheffield ForgemastersFact|date=July 2008 in Sheffield, England
*Sidetur, Venezuela
*SSAB, Sweden
*Stelco in Hamilton, Ontario
*Ternium -- Hylsa in Mexico, Siderar in Argentina, & Sidor in Venezuela
*Vizag Steel, India
*Voestalpine, Austria

teel producers merged with other companies or no longer operating

*Arbed (merged in 2002 forming Arcelor)
*Arcelor (merged with Mittal forming Arcelor Mittal)
*Corus Group (acquired by Tata Steel in 2007)
*Dofasco in Hamilton, Ontario (acquired by Arcelor, now Arcelor Mittal)
*Bethlehem Steel Corporation (assets bought by ISG in 2003. ISG merged with Mittal, now Arcelor Mittal)
*British Steel (merged with Koninklijke Hoogovens (NL) in 1999 to form Corus, now Tata Steel)
*Algoma Steel (assests bought by Essar Steel, India in April 2007)
*Koninklijke Hoogovens (merged with British Steel (UK) in 1999 to form Corus, now Tata Steel)
*Cockerill-Sambre (acquired by Usinor in 1998, which became part of Arcelor in 2002, now Arcelor Mittal)
*Hoesch Stahl AG (acquired by ThyssenKrupp)
*Inland Steel Company (acquired by Ispat International became Mittal, now Arcelor Mittal)
*International Steel Group (merged with Mittal, now Arcelor Mittal)
*Mittal Steel Company (merged with Arcelor forming Arcelor Mittal)
*Rouge Steel (formerly owned by Ford Motor Corporation) acquired by Severstal in 2004.
*National Steel Corporation (acquired by U.S. Steel in 2003)
*Republic Steel (acquired by ISG, which merged with Mittal, now Arcelor Mittal)
*Weirton Steel (acquired by ISG, which merged with Mittal, now Arcelor Mittal)
*Youngstown Sheet and Tube (acquired by ISG, which merged with Mittal, now Arcelor Mittal)
*Northwestern Steel and Wire

ee also

* Steel production by country

External links

* [http://worldsteel.org International Iron & Steel Institute]


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