About Outokumpu

We are the global leader in stainless steel working towards a world that lasts forever.

We believe in a world that lasts forever. The cornerstone of our business is enabling growth and innovation through environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable stainless steel products to benefit modern society for generations to come.

We are our people, our expertise and our legacy 

Our history goes back to the invention of steel and we continue to drive stainless steel innovation. 

Our history

Our strategy

Our ways of working

How we are organized

Outokumpu is organized into four business areas – Europe, Americas, Ferrochrome and Long Products. We employ some 9,500 professionals in more than 30 countries, with the headquarters in Helsinki, Finland.

Our organization

Our Code of Conduct


Meet the members of the Outokumpu Leadership Team and Board of Directors. 

Board of Directors

Outokumpu Leadership team

Our governance

Sustainable solutions and operations

Did you know that our mills are in fact giant recycling centers? We are at the heart of moving society towards more ecologically, socially, and economically sustainable solutions. Outokumpu contributes to a more sustainable world by producing stainless steel out of recycled material – a material with superior durability, longevity and recyclability. And it is not only about what we produce, but how we produce it.

Our approach on sustainability

Sustainable supply chain

Unmatched expertise

Did you know that we are the investor stainless steel? Our unmatched expertise of stainless steel is avalaible to our customers, who use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. They manufacture cars and appliances or operate in energy and heavy industries. Read more of our unmatched expertise in the stainless steel industry and get insights and inspiration from our case stories and articles.

Our expertise

Our customer industries

Global leader in stainless steel

Outokumpu operates in the global stainless steel market. Global consumption of stainless steel is growing due to the increasing need of long-lasting and sustainable solutions for the world’s most critical challenges. The long-term prospects for the increasing use of stainless steel are positive. Outokumpu's market share in the global market for cold-rolled products is approximately 6%. In Europe, we are the market leader with some 30% market share and the clear number two in the Americas with a market share of approximately 22%.

Outokumpu as an investment

Our operating environment

Towards a world that lasts forever


Comparing carbon footprints – how to avoid the pitfalls


Stainless steel for a sustainable solution


Committed to carbon neutrality by 2050

Working towards a world that lasts forever

Sustainability is at the heart of our operations and for us that means working toward long-term solutions that ecological, economical and socially responsible.

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