Tag: Outokumpu

Outokumpu, a global powerhouse in the stainless steel sector, has its roots in Finland but has significantly expanded its reach, including a notable presence in Germany. This company is acclaimed for its sophisticated production techniques and a steadfast dedication to delivering high-quality products.

AvestaPolarit to close Wales factory

Outokumpu's stainless steel subsidiary AvestaPolarit has announced its intention to close its Panteg plant in Wales, UK, at the end of March 2004.

Outokumpu: management changes

Executive Vice President Tapani Järvinen has taken over responsibility for the operative management of the Outokumpu Technology division.

New appointments at AvestaPolarit (4/4)

Mr Karri Kaitue, currently Executive Vice President in charge of strategy and business development at AvestaPolarit, has been appointed to succeed Pekka Erkkilä as President of AvestaPolarit's Coil Products Division.

New business unit manager for Ferrochrome

Mr Antti Pihko has been appointed new manager for AvestaPolarit's Ferrochrome business unit, as Senior Vice President – Ferrochrome, with effect from 1 January 2003.

AvestaPolarit closes Stockholm office

Outokumpu's ownership in AvestaPolarit now exceeds 90%, which allows the parties to proceed with their plans to promptly integrate certain central administrative activities.

Avesta officials to join Outokumpu committee

Outokumpu Oyj's Board of Directors has appointed as members to the Outokumpu Executive Committee Mr Ossi Virolainen, CEO of AvestaPolarit, and Mr Karri Kaitue, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at AvestaPolarit.

Outokumpu streamlines management

Outokumpu's corporate management will be streamlined to some 25 staff.

Outokumpu: mining continues at Hitura

Outokumpu has made a partnership agreement with OMG Harjavalta Nickel Oy which enables Outokumpu to continue mining the Hitura nickel mine in Nivala, Finland, with acceptable profitability to both partners.

Outokumpu Oyj discusses mine closure

Talks to start with employees at Outokumpu’s Hitura mine about possible closing of the mine.

Outokumpu may acquire Metso grinding mills

The US Federal Trade Commission has approved Outokumpu's acquisition of the grinding mill business (earlier Nordberg's mill business) from the Finnish Metso Corporation.