Stainless Steel:Its Future as a Sustainable Material

Paper originally delivered at the BSSA Conference 'Stainless Solutions for a Sustainable Future' held in Rotherham on 3rd April 2003. This paper reviews the maintenance of economic growth in the stainless steel industry The social responsibilities adopted by AvestaPolarit towards its employees, protection of the environment and the ways in which the company has adopted a policy of prudent use of resources are discussed. The life cycle cost benefits of stainless steels are contributing to the market growth and sustainability of stainless steels.


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