Business area Americas

Outokumpu Americas is built on the best of what stainless steel has to offer.

Starting with one of the most technically-advanced stainless steel mills in the region, the Americas team has built on Outokumpu’s legacy of steel making and added the expertise of its diverse workforce to serve the Americas market with an unmatched passion for producing high quality stainless steel.
Page last updated: 10 May 2024

The industry’s most comprehensive technical expertise

With a growing portfolio of both austenitic and ferritic grades from melt shop and cold-rolling mill in Calvert, Alabama, and our stainless steel finishing mill in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. We are a clear #2 in the Americas market and market leader in Mexico, where we have our own cold rolling mill as the only stainless steel producer.  

Outokumpu's Americas business area is well-positioned to serve the expanding needs of the Americas’ market. As the second largest producer in the market and as part of the phase three preparations, we are looking to increase our cold-rolling capacity, which we have commented in August and in November.  

Clear #2 in the Americas market and #1 in Mexico

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Our operations in the Americas have a market share of 23%, and in the US market our share is around 21%. In Mexico, we are the market leader and the only stainless steel producer to have its own mill. 

27% of Outokumpu sales in 2023

Hot and cold roll

With sales of EUR 1,892 million, the Americas business area sells all its products directly from the mill and significant majority goes to distributors.

1,800 employees in the Americas


Most of our employees work in our stainless steel mills in Calvert, Alabama, and San Luis Potosí, Mexico. 

Strategic targets for profitability and capacity

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The Americas' targets are sustaining the high profitability levels and to improve capacity by 80 kilotons with small investments.

Known for its unmatched technical expertise, the Americas’ team offers the industry’s most comprehensive resources for material selection, technical support and product development. Focused on service center partnerships along with end use markets including the appliance, consumer goods and automotive industries, the Outokumpu team is poised to be the partner-of-choice across the Americas’ market.

The Americas’ team continues to grow its portfolio of austenitic and ferritic grades of coil, strip and sheet complementing Outokumpu’s global portfolio that is available to all Americas-based customers. 

Our mills and service center in the Americas

Calvert, Alabama, USA
San Luis Potosí, Mexico