SSAB’s primary competitors for quenched and tempered plates in Europe include ThyssenKrupp AG, AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke and Salzgitter AG.
SSAB’s primary European competitors for strip products vary by market and include ArcelorMittal S.A., Dillinger Hütte AG, Salzgitter AG, ThyssenKrupp and Voest Alpine.
SSAB’s primary competitors in the US include Nucor Corporation, Cleveland Cliffs and Evraz plc and SSAB primarily competes with Essar Steel Limited in Canada.
In Latin America, SSAB primarily competes with local producers such as Usiminas S.A. and imported product from suppliers such as JFE Steel Corporation and ThyssenKrupp.
SSAB’s primary competitors in the Asia-Pacific region include both local and European steel producers. Local steel producers include the Japanese companies JFE and Nippon Steel & Sumimoto Metal Corporation, the South Korean company POSCO, and the Chinese companies Baosteel Group co. Ltd., Hebei Metals and Mineral Corporation Limited, Nanjing Iron & Steel United Co., Ltd and Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation as well as the Australian company Bisalloy Steel Group Limited and the Indian company Essar.
Tibnor’s primary competitors include BE Group AB as well as a number of companies (independent or owned by foreign producers) with a narrow product focus and other steel service centres.