SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. SSAB is a leading manufacturer of high strength steel including several armor steel grades (Armox/Ramor). SSAB offers value added products and services developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries. SSAB has production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the US. Armox/Ramor though are only manufactured in Sweden (Oxelösund – Home of Armox) and Finland (Raahe – Home of Ramor). SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm and has a secondary listing on the NASDAQ OMX in Helsinki.
SSAB PRESENTERS: Heikki Kinnunen and Ludger Weichert
Heikki Kinnunen, MSc University of Oulu, Department of metallurgy. He joined Raahe Steel Mill 1997 and participated first years heavy plate R&D of TM rolled steels plates. Between 2002 – 2008 as an application engineer for shipbuilding and offshore steels. Work with protection steels started 2008 and journey continues.
Ludger Weichert, graduate in Business Administration, Dipl.Kfm. Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. He joined SSAB in Feb. 1989, since then in different positions in Germany, Sweden and USA, work with protection approx.. 10 years ago.