SSAB introduces product sector Tubes & Profiles

SSAB will introduce its new product sector Tubes & Profiles in connection with the Bauma trade fair in Germany. This new area of steel tubes will act as a complement to the company’s offer of high strength steel. The high strength steel tubes are offered with the same opportunities for flexible, customer-tailored solutions as flat high strength steel.

SSAB’s investment in the production of high strength steel tubes is a part of the company’s goal of meeting the growing needs of customers for different high strength steel products.

– We are well prepared for the start up of the business, said Anna Stiwne at SSAB. We are initially able to offer tubes in our well-known brands Hardox, Domex and Docol. This means that we have tubes that cover a host of different application areas, from structural tubes to wear plate tubes for, for example, the concrete industry.

Tubes & Profiles is a part of SSAB Shape, which is an effort made by SSAB to offer more processed and customer-tailored products. The aim is to be able to offer, in an even more substantial way, technical and practical support to customers when they upgrade to more high strength steel for their products.

Hardox is widely recognized for its wear resistance and strength, and is often used in structures exposed to extreme wear such as excavators, heavy machinery, crushers and trucks.

Domex is used in constructions all over the world, and with the company’s new range of tubes, SSAB wants to broaden the possibilities open to designers to find new lighter, stronger and more environmental solutions. The steel’s strong and light characteristics contribute to vehicles and equipment that can manage a higher payload with lower fuel consumption, and which at the same time have a longer lifespan.
Along with the possibility for placing special orders, large parts of the range are ready for fast delivery directly from the company’s finished stocks.

– SSAB’s vision is to contribute to a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world, and SSAB Shape is a part of our efforts to achieve that vision, concluded Stiwne.

For further information, please contact
Anna Stiwne, Sales SSAB Shape, +46 70-244 77 16

SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers products developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world.SSAB has employees in over 45 countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm. www.ssab.com

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SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. SSAB offers value added products and servicesdeveloped in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainableworld. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries. SSAB has production facilities in Sweden, Finlandand the US. SSAB is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm and has asecondary listing on the Nasdaq OMX in Helsinki. www.ssab.com