Ruukki Construction

Ruukki Construction produces and sells energy-efficient building solutions, with a focus on northern and eastern Europe.

Fast facts

Ruukki Construction is a supplier of steel-based building products and services for roofs and walls for sustainable buildings.

Employees, approximately: 1,400

Revenue in 2023: 5,810 million SEK

Head of Ruukki Construction: Sami Eronen

Operations in 10 countries

Ruukki Construction offers sustainable building products and services such as roofs and building envelopes. Core business segments are non-residential and residential construction. Ruukki Construction has operations in 10 countries and production units are in Finland, Poland, Sweden, Estonia 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%.

Market position

Ruukki Construction has a strong market position in residential and non-residential construction in Finland, Scandinavia, the Baltic states, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which are Ruukki’s key geographical market areas.

Demand drivers and trends

Construction business cycles affect greatly on demand in Ruukki Construction’s market area. Recent years have seen strong demand in the construction markets in the Nordic countries and in Europe, but growth is now gradually plateauing. Alongside this, demand and the markets are being driven strongly by trends such as digitalization, consumer behavior, urbanization and sustainable construction.

Market position


  • Recognized brand with focus on product and service innovations
  • Reliability with high-quality and certified products as well as extensive warranties
  • Strong know-how in steel-based building products


Ruukki Construction offers complete steel-based roofing and wall solutions for buildings. This includes products, design and technical support, with SSAB as the main steel supplier. Several restructures in recent years have given Ruukki Construction a solid foundation on which to achieve sustainable growth with customers in the core business areas – roofing and building envelopes in the Nordics, Baltics and Central Eastern Europe.


Ruukki Construction contributes to SSAB's strategy by:

  • Strengthening the position on the Nordic home market by focusing on the building segment
  • Strong competence in steel-based building products as a basis for future product development in SSAB
  • Developing the fossil-free offering in the building segment
Customers and end users

Customers and end-users

Core business segments:

  • Non-residential construction
  • Residential construction
  • Industrial construction

Ruukki Construction’s customers operate in many activities in real estate and construction. The most important decision groups are:

  • Architects and structural designers
  • Main contractors and installation companies
  • Real estate owners and developers
  • Residential roofing dealers and tin smiths
  • House owners

Products and services

  • Steel roofs, rainwater systems, roof safety products and accessories for residential construction
  • Building envelopes such as sandwich panels, load-bearing sheets and façade claddings for non-residential construction
  • Design and product optimization services

Ruukki Construction has production units in Finland, Poland, Sweden, Estonia and Ukraine. Ruukki Construction’s major steel supplier is SSAB Europe. There are also external steel suppliers, mainly in CEE. Competitiveness is secured by market level pricing from all suppliers.


Other steel-based building product suppliers like Kingspan, Lindab and Areco.