Sustainable building and construction products and services in Europe
Number of employees: Approximately 1,800
Share or SSAB Group's total EBITDA: 3%
Sales in 2018: SEK 6,140 million
Head of Ruukki Construction: Sami Eronen (1971)
Share of SSAB Group's total sales: 8%
Ruukki Construction offers sustainable building and construction products and services such as roofs, envelopes and frame structures. Core business segments are non-residential, residential and industrial construction. Ruukki Construction has operations in 10 countries and production units are in Finland, Poland, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Ruukki’s customers are active in construction and real estate sectors.
Environmentally-aware construction has become normal practice. Alongside environmental awareness, customers’ requirements include the construction of high-quality, healthy buildings. Ruukki is responding to evolving requirements by offering customers the best products and solutions to promote sustainability. Examples of this include increasingly more energy-efficient panels and the Ruukki Life panel, which is mostly made from recycled material which cuts carbon dioxide emissions originating in production by as much as 20%.
Ruukki’s major strengths include a strong, recognized brand in core customer segments. The brand incorporates reliability, extensive, up-to-date competence, strong production capacity as well as a broad range of advanced products.
Recognized brand in core customer segments
Product and service innovations benefitting from advanced technology
Quality, sustainable, certified products with extensive warranties
Wide-ranging know-how covering frame and envelope structure design, consultancy, manufacturing and installation optimized from one and the same supplier
Production capacity to meet requirements for large projects
Strong steel construction materials know-how
Professional optimization of structures to support lifecycle objective in customer projects
In-depth expertise in steel structures generates customer value especially in structurally demanding projects
Ruukki Construction’s strategy is to be at the forefront of construction through its advanced products and services. The product businesses - Residential Roofing and Building Components – play a key role in Ruukki’s pursuit of profitable growth by being a leading player, for example, in product development, the provision of premium products and services and as a user of digitalization.
Residential roofing products:
Ensure and easy and reliable roofing experience for customers.
Provide a complete steel roof package for private consumers, prefabricated house factories, roof installers and tinsmiths both for the construction of new houses and the renovation of existing ones. Serve these end-customers in efficient cooperation with existing channels: dealer specialists, dealer generalists and direct sales.
Focus on the whole building lifecycle.
Providing leading energy efficient and architectural envelope solutions for construction companies, tinsmiths, installation companies and frame & envelope contractors. Expand value chain towards decision makers and influencers; architects, designers and real estate investors. Focus on value sales. Providing components such as sandwich panels and claddings also for renovating existing buildings.
Improve cost efficiency every day without compromising safety, quality and customer collaboration.
Develop project portfolio by increasing design responsibility. Collaborate with customers already at the project development stage.
Core business segments:
Ruukki Construction’s customers operate in many activities in real estate and construction. The most important decision groups are:
Ruukki Construction has production units in Finland, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Estonia and Ukraine. Ruukki Construction’s major steel supplier is SSAB Europe. There are also external steel suppliers, mainly in CEE and Russia. Competitiveness is secured by market level pricing from all suppliers.
Ruukki Construction’s competitors include companies, such as Kingspan, Paroc, Lindab, Areco, the construction business of steel companies, small local companies and alternative construction materials.
Building components and residential roofing products: