Outokumpu wins a stainless steel rebar order for the Rodanthe bridge project in North Carolina, USA

Outokumpu Oyj
Press release
April 4, 2018 at 10.00 am EET


Outokumpu wins a stainless steel rebar order for the Rodanthe bridge project in North Carolina, USA

Outokumpu Long Products has won a contract to supply more than 2,500 metric tons stainless steel rebar to the Rodanthe Bridge project in North Carolina, USA. Deliveries will be started in Q2 2018 and continue through 2020.

The contract is with Harris Rebar to supply domestic fabricated stainless steel rebar in grade XM-28 in sizes #4 through #9. This is the biggest order of domestic made rebar for Outokumpu in the US so far.

This 2.4-mile bridge will ensure safe and reliable passage for travellers, as well as providing better traffic flows among Outer Banks’ communities, beaches, and protected areas. The bridge is planned to become operational in 2020.

Head of Outokumpu Stainless Bar, Bob Beatty says: “The order is very significant for Richburg unit. We are excited to have been awarded this project and we are fully committed in working closely with Harris Rebar to ensure that we meet the quality, time and delivery requirements set by Department of Transportation in North Carolina. Stainless steel is the ideal material for infrastructure projects such as the Rodanthe Bridge due to its high corrosion resistance and low life-cycle costs.”

Outokumpu has a century of experience creating efficient, long-lasting, recyclable stainless steels. Its global offering includes quality-critical Long Products for infrastructures. Outokumpu’s Long Products sites are located in the UK, Sweden and the US, all renowned for their high quality products, flexibility and world-class delivery performance.

Read more about Outokumpu Long Products rebar offering at outokumpu.com/rebar.

For more information: Corporate Communications, tel. +358 9 421 3840

Outokumpu Group



Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. We aim to be the best value creator in stainless by 2020, through our competitive edge of customer orientation and efficiency. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs 10,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.outokumpu.com       outokumpu.com/stainless-news