North American Stainless & Special Alloys Conference 2024

Date:
Thursday, November 07 to Friday, November 08, 2024
(Welcome Reception Nov. 6, Conference Nov. 7 - 8)
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Venue:
The Westin Nashville
 
Motto:
Innovative Stainless Solutions - Capture Future Growth Trends!

Stainless & Special Alloys Conference will also come back to Nashville in 2024!

Organized by SMR Events in cooperation with World Steel Dynamics.

After successful events in Nashville in 2022 & 2023, with more than 220 participants from the entire stainless steel supply chain, we will meet again at the same location in 2024.

We will gather in Nashville, TN, USA, from Nov. 6 - 8, 2024 in order to discuss the current state of the global and North American stainless & special alloys industry and all relevant issues that will shape the business in 2024 and beyond.

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Gold-Sponsors


Silver-Sponsors


Bronze-Sponsors


Exhibitors

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North American Stainless & Special Alloys Conference 2024 will take place in the following venue:

The Westin Nashville
807 Clark Place Ave, Nashville, TN, 37203

For further information and queries, please contact the hotel directly (Telephone +1 629 800 5213).

As the conference venue is located close to the city centre, many other hotels can be reached within walking distance. Please check booking platforms for a suitable choice.

Representatives from the following companies attended the event in 2023 - we expect a similar audience in 2024.

  • ACERINOX, SA
  • Ahlstrom
  • All-Clad Metalcrafters/Groupe SEB
  • Ambica Steels Ltd
  • Amerinox Processing, Inc.
  • Aperam Stainless Services & Solutions USA
  • Armour Alloys
  • ASA Alloys
  • ATI Specialty Rolled Products
  • Banner Industries
  • Basic Metals, Inc.
  • Berlin Metals
  • Boellinghaus Steel Americas Corp.
  • Canada Nickel
  • CBMM Niobium
  • Central Wire Inc
  • Centravis
  • C.F.F Stainless Steels
  • Cleveland Cliffs
  • Climax Molybdenum Company
  • Cogne Specialty Steel USA, Inc.
  • Combined Metals Company LLC
  • Cronimet Corporation
  • Daido Steel (America) Inc
  • Deutsche nickel America
  • Electralloy
  • Ellwood National Steel
  • EMI Industries
  • ESP Specialty Steel Products
  • Evershining International (H.K.) Limited
  • Excel Stainless USA LLC
  • Felker Brothers
  • First River LLC
  • Fischer Group
  • Fortis Menals NA
  • FPT Stainless
  • Frisa
  • Global Stainless Steel Inc.
  • Globus 8 Alloys
  • IMA Inox Market America LLC
  • Independent Stainless
  • Industeel USA LLC
  • Inoxium Tubi
  • Integrity Stainless
  • Jacquet Metals France
  • Jacquet USA
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Kloeckner Metals
  • Laxcon Steels Limited
  • LE Commodities, LLC
  • Magellan Corp
  • Magna Stainless and Aluminum
  • Marcegaglia Specialties
  • Marubeni Itochu Steel Canada Inc
  • McGrath Global Limited
  • Metals Hub
  • Middleby
  • Millenium Forms, LLC
  • Mill Steel Stainless & Aluminum
  • Misetal Trading Solutions
  • NAS - North American Stainless
  • National Material L.P
  • NIM Group
  • Nippon Yakin America
  • Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
  • Olbert Metals Sales Limited
  • Olympic Steel
  • OMP
  • Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC
  • Production Metals
  • Purem GmbH
  • Quarto North America, LLC
  • RathGibson
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum
  • Rolled Alloys
  • Ryerson Inc.
  • Sachin Steel Inc
  • Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd
  • SIJ Americas
  • SMR – Steel & Metals Market Research
  • Solar Turbines, Inc.
  • Ta Chen
  • Trafilix Industries SpA
  • Triple M Metal LP
  • T. Sendzimir Inc
  • Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, Inc.
  • Universal Metals Inc
  • Universal Stainless and Alloy Products Inc.
  • UPG Enterprises LLC
  • Valbruna Stainless, Inc
  • Venus Wire Industries
  • WESTMET International
  • World Steel Dynamics
  • Yarde Metals
  • Zapp Precision Strip

Gold-Sponsors

Global Stainless Steel Inc.

Global Stainless Steel Inc. is a Canadian based company selling stainless flat, long and aluminum flat products on 5 continents. They started in 1996 and they now have offices in Canada, USA, England, Italy, Australia and China. They are unique in that they run service centers, master distribution and trading divisions, giving them a broader understanding of the metals distribution business. Global stainless has stock of 12,000 tons in North America and processing equipment to deliver your needs. Its European business is centered around jit material in stainless flat products processed to size. Stocking programs, processing to size and financing are key offerings of Global's.

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NAS - North American Stainless

North American Stainless (NAS), is the largest Stainless Steel Producer in the U.S. with a fully integrated Mill located in Kentucky that produces a full range of both flat and long products.

Our one site location enhances the efficiency of our production processes enabling us to fully control all aspects of production without having to deal with the inefficiencies inherent in multiple site production facilities.

Our full range of products, both flat and long, gives NAS the ability to become a one stop shop for the stainless steel requirements of both Service Centers and industry as a whole.

As a member of the Acerinox Group, NAS benefits from a unique position as the premier Stainless Steel Mill in the U.S. while having the support of a large international network for both purchasing and sales.

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Silver-Sponsors

Canada Nickel Company Inc.

Canada Nickel is advancing its Crawford nickel sulphide project towards a construction decision in 2025 and will invest $35 million in 2024 to unlock the Timmins Nickel District and demonstrate its potential to be one of the world’s largest nickel sulphide districts.  The Company also has a strong shareholder base with Agnico Eagle (11%), Samsung SDI (8.7%), and Anglo American (7.6%) as cornerstone investors.

Canada Nickel is currently focused on its 100% owned flagship Crawford Nickel Sulphide Project in the heart of the prolific Timmins, Ontario mining camp. Crawford is the world’s largest nickel sulphide discovery since the early 1970s, and the second largest nickel reserve and resource globally. We have also announced that we intend to develop NetZero Metals, a downstream nickel and stainless-steel processing facility in the Timmins region.

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Cronimet Corporation

CRONIMET has been a supplier to the stainless steel producing industry for over four decades and is the world market leader in stainless steel recycling. As the conservation of resources is becoming increasingly important, the Group is striving to develop further in these future markets and to constantly improve through innovation and research.

CRONIMET is a global specialist for stainless steel scrap, ferroalloys and primary metals. Today, the family-owned company is active on six continents with around 70 locations in the global procurement markets for secondary raw materials.

The company is based on the pillars Recycling, Trading and Processing. A comprehensive range of products and services is built on this solid foundation. It ranges from processed stainless steel and scrap metal to special and superalloys. Whether pure or precisely recombined, CRONIMET guarantees its customers exact analyses of all materials. If required, all components are provided in chargeable form for the melting process.

In addition to focusing on solid scrap, CRONIMET is also working on other innovative ideas to keep valuable metallic raw materials in circulation. The subsidiary CRONIMET Envirotec uses innovative vacuum distillation technology to recover metal residues and filter dust from metal sludge, for example from production processes in the automotive sector, steelworks and foundries, in an environmentally friendly way. These can be returned to the melt in the form of metal briquettes.

The CRONIMET Group's newest company, Revomet, deals with the recycling of batteries from electric vehicles. From the end of 2024, the Bitterfeld site will have its own facility for shredding entire battery packs and then separating them into their various components. This will further advance CRONIMET's efforts to keep valuable metallic raw materials in the cycle.

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Jindal Stainless Ltd.

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Bronze-Sponsors

Amerinox Processing, Inc.

Amerinox Processing has four cut to length lines in operation covering thickness’s from .012” through .500”, widths up to two meters, focusing on stainless steel and aluminum flat rolled products. The company has one coil polishing line 60” wide, one sheet/plate polishing line two meters wide, one plate polishing line with capacity of up to 6” thick, 10’ wide by 39’ long, and operates a non-directional super number 8 mirror line with 60” width capacity, maximum 20’ length.

Amerinox Texarkana LLC opened a new facility covering 125,000 square feet in December of 2020 and has one new cut to length line engineered specifically for the company’s needs to process stainless steel and aluminum. The line is 72” wide, has 2 inline levelers capable of thickness from .250” through .015”. Amerinox Texarkana is directly across the street from Texarkana Aluminum providing seamless transition from the mill to its facility and to the market. The company has six overhead cranes from 7 ½ to 20-ton capacity and will be expanding its processing capacities with additional values added services.

Amerinox is continually adding the right equipment to provide the most diverse range of value added processing at one location with of a combined 435,000 square feet committed to service the US, Canadian and Mexican markets.

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Böllinghaus Steel GmbH

Founded in 1889, Böllinghaus Steel is a German-based specialist for stainless steel long products, carried on by its fifth generation. According to international standards, the company produces high-quality standard and custom-made stainless steel profiles. The portfolio includes stainless flat, square, and hexagonal profiles – hot-rolled and cold-drawn.

Today it is a highly specialised and globally active company with more than 250 employees in Germany, Portugal, the USA and Italy. Since 1996, Böllinghaus Steel has been producing in Portugal and supplying its customers worldwide from here. With its own production plant in Portugal, complex customer requirements can be implemented flexible and promptly.
Intensive quality controls, modern production methods and continuous process development ensure optimal solutions. Companies all over the world appreciate the uncomplicated and personal contact they have with Böllinghaus Steel.

Whether standard profiles or custom-made, Böllinghaus Steel manufactures precisely fitting products of the desired grades, dimensions and processing techniques, which are tailored to the individual needs of the customers.

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Combined Metals Company, LLC

The Combined Metals Company, LLC (formerly Combined Metals of Chicago ) processes and distributes over 75 alloys of precision strip, wire, sheet, and blanks. Our precision rolling mills, drawing mills, and extensive network of independent North American service centers, support thousands of customers in many industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Chemical, Consumer, Defense, Electronics, Medical, Oil/Gas, and Power Generation, worldwide. Decades of quality and reliability have made our companies the preferred source for consumer and mission-critical applications.

The Combined Metals Company solves customers’ challenges through three businesses:

Elgiloy Specialty Metals (ESM) is a processor of over 75 high-performance stainless, nickel, specialty metals, titanium, and cobalt alloys, including our own Elgiloy® alloy. ESM provides precision strip, foil, and drawn wire products distributed globally for high performance and mission-critical applications.

Combined Service Centers (CSC) brings global sourcing to a group of service centers distributing precision strip, custom slit coil, sheet, blanks, stamped circles, and coil-to-coil polishing/buffing, in stainless steel and other specialty alloys.

Gibbs Interwire (GIW) is a distributor of spring wire, specialty wire, and a processor and distributor of precision strip in stainless, carbon, and specialty alloys. GIW provides deep expertise in spring applications, precision slitting, edging, and oscillate winding.

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OMP

OMP helps companies facing complex planning challenges to excel, grow and thrive by offering the best digitized supply chain planning solution on the market. Hundreds of customers in a wide range of industries - spanning consumer goods, life sciences, chemicals, metals, paper and packaging - benefit from using OMP’s unique Unison PlanningTM concept.

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Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC

Outokumpu is the global leader in sustainable stainless steel. Our business is based on the circular economy: our products are made from 95% recycled materials, which we then turn into fully recyclable stainless steel. This steel is utilized in various applications across society, including infrastructure, mobility, and household appliances. We are committed to 1.5°C target to mitigate climate change, and with up to 75% lower carbon footprint than the industry average, we support our customers to reduce their emissions. Together, we are working towards a world that lasts forever. Outokumpu Corporation employs approximately 8,500 professionals in close to 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki. Outokumpu’s business area Americas is headquartered in Calvert, Alabama, where it has 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.

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Stainless Structurals

Stainless Structurals is a manufacturer and distributor of standard and special shapes in steel and stainless steel, mostly austenitic, ferritic and duplex stainless steel grades.  

Combining welding with a vast array of services such as polishing, fabrication, machining and coating, Stainless Structurals is today a supplier of reference in a multitude of market segments, where customization, precision and functionality are paramount.

Stainless Structurals manufacturing capability encompasses standard and complex shapes, both open and hollow, with section ranging from 0.5x0.5" to 36x28" and length up to 60'.

Dedicated ASTM standards, i.e. ASTM A1069/A1069M and ASTM A1123/A1223M certify Stainless Strucuturals distinctive products and tailored solutions manufactured to turn the ideas of engineers, architects and designers around the world into reality.

All Stainless Structurals products are proudly manufactured in Conroe, Texas.

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Exhibitors

CLEVELAND-CLIFFS INC.

Cleveland-Cliffs is the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America. Founded in 1847 as a mine operator, Cliffs also is the largest manufacturer of iron ore pellets in North America. The Company is vertically integrated from mined raw materials, direct reduced iron, and ferrous scrap to primary steelmaking and downstream finishing, stamping, tooling, and tubing. Cleveland-Cliffs is the largest supplier of steel to the automotive industry in North America and serves a diverse range of other markets due to its comprehensive offering of flat-rolled steel products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland-Cliffs employs approximately 27,000 people across its operations in the United States and Canada.

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