Salzgitter AG ranks as one of Germany’s companies rooted in a long tradition. The business activities are concentrated on steel and technology. Through its sustainable organic and external growth, the company has advanced to take its place as one of Europe’s leading steel and technology groups – with external sales of € 9 billion in 2013, a crude steel capacity of nearly 9 million tons and a workforce of more than 25,000 employees.
It is one of Europe's largest steel producers and the global market leader in the large-diameter pipes business. The Group operates cutting-edge and resource-efficient production sites in Germany and abroad. It consists of more than 200 subsidiary and holding companies and, headed by Salzgitter AG, is structured as a holding comprising the five business units of Strip Steel, Plate/Section Steel, Trading, Energy and Technology.
The product portfolio includes a wide variety of strip steel products, beams, heavy plate, as well as seamless and welded tubes in all dimensions. Furthermore, Salzgitter AG manufactures processed products for the automotive and construction industries. The Technology Business Unit comprises several specialist machine construction companies, including one of the world's leading manufacturers of filling and packaging plants for the beverages, food and non-food industry.
The share of Salzgitter AG is listed on the MDAX index of Deutsche Börse AG.