International Stainless & Special Steel Conference 2023

Date:
Tuesday, September 12 to Thursday, September 14, 2023
(Welcome Reception Monday, Sept. 11 - optional field visit Friday, Sept. 15)
Location:
Zurich, Switzerland
Venue:
The Circle Convention Center Zurich Airport
(Hyatt Regency / Hyatt Place Zurich Airport The Circle)
Motto:
Stainless & Special Steel - The Ultimate Sustainability Solution

Stainless & Special Steel Conference is heading to Switzerland in 2023!

After a successful event in Hamburg, Germany, with close to 300 participants from the entire stainless steel supply chain, we will gather in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2023.

We will meet from Sept. 12 - 14, 2023 in order to discuss the current state of the global stainless & special steel industry and all relevant issues that will shape the business in 2024 and beyond.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Platinum-Sponsor


Gold-Sponsors


Silver-Sponsors


Bronze-Sponsors


Exhibitors

The following agenda is preliminary. Timing of sessions, speaker names, and presentation titles may be subject to change.

Welcome Reception
Monday, September 11, 2023
16:00
Registration Desks opens
18:00
Networking Welcome Apero @ Circle Convention Center sponsored by Damstahl & Montanstahl
Day 1
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
08:00
Registration desk opens
09:00
Keynote Panel
Chairman: Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
09:20
Stainless & Special Steel - The Ultimate Sustainability Solution
Sandra Chedal-Anglay, Senior Vice President Sales - Stainless Steel Division, Swiss Steel Group, Switzerland
09:50
Marcegaglia melting Stainless : A new frontier for the group
Antonio Marcegaglia, Chairman and CEO, Marcegaglia Steel, Italy
10:10
Q&A
Sandra Chedal-Anglay, Senior Vice President Sales - Stainless Steel Division, Swiss Steel Group, Switzerland
Antonio Marcegaglia, Chairman and CEO, Marcegaglia Steel, Italy
10:20
Networking Refreshment Break sponsored by OMP
11:00
Panel: Steel Sustainability Challenge
Stefan Erdmann, Chief Technology Officer & Head of Sustainability, Outokumpu Holding Germany GmbH, Germany
Tim Milde, Business Development, Kloeckner & Co SE, Germany
Jesse Scott, Professor, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
Martin Theuringer, Managing Director, German Steel Association, Germany
12:00
STS Executive of the Year Award
12:30
Networking Lunch sponsored by Böllinghaus Steel & Canada Nickel
Supply Chain, Distribution & Digital Market Places
Chairman: Wolfgang Lipp, Vice President, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
14:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
14:05
Sales and Operations Planning in volatile environments
Michael Walter, Senior Manager, OMP, Belgium
14:20
Accelerating Digital Commerce in the Stainless Steel Industry
Brian Fink, CEO, Co-Founder, Slize Digital, Denmark
Michael Lund, Group CEO, Damstahl, Denmark
14:35
Panel Discussion
Brian Fink, CEO, Co-Founder, Slize Digital, Denmark
André Hempel, CEO, Econoxx.com, Switzerland
Michael Lund, Group CEO, Damstahl, Denmark
Mark Nucci, Vice President Steel Procurement, Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd, USA
Michael Walter, Senior Manager, OMP, Belgium
15:00
Networking Refreshment Break sponsored by OMP
15:30
Fireside Chat
Chairman: Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
Massimiliano Burelli, CEO, Cogne Acciai Speciali S.p.A., Italy
Timoteo Di Maulo, CEO, Aperam, Luxembourg
Frank Koch, CEO, Swiss Steel Holding AG, Switzerland
Dennis Oates, Chairman, President & CEO, Universal Stainless & Alloys Products, Inc., USA
Jürgen Pilarsky, CEO & Managing Director, Cronimet Holding GmbH, Germany
Bernardo Velázquez, CEO, Acerinox S.A., Spain
17:00
End of Day 1
17:30
Tram leaves for Boat Trip in front of Circle Convention Center
18:30
Networking Boat Trip sponsored by Cronimet
20:00
Tram returns to Circle Convention Center
Day 2
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Raw Materials
Chairman: Robert Messmer, Market Analyst, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:00
SMR Raw Material Forecast
Robert Messmer, Market Analyst, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:20
Scrap as a key ingredient for sustainable stainless steel
Filipe Costa, CEO, Cronimet Envirotec GmbH, Germany
09:35
Recycled Stainless - The Key for Green Steel: Industry Challenges for a Much Sought after Product
Gerhard Pariser, Group Sales Executive & Head of Corporate Development, Oryx Stainless Group, Germany
09:50
Niobium (Nb) Bearing Stainless Steels – Enablers of a Technological and Sustainable Future of our Industry
Caio Pisano, Technical Market Development Manager, CBMM Niobium, Netherlands
10:05
Q&A
Filipe Costa, CEO, Cronimet Envirotec GmbH, Germany
Gerhard Pariser, Group Sales Executive & Head of Corporate Development, Oryx Stainless Group, Germany
Caio Pisano, Technical Market Development Manager, CBMM Niobium, Netherlands
10:15
Networking Refreshment Break sponsored by CBMM Niobium
11:00
Raw Materials - Nickel
Chairman: Jim Lennon, Managing Director, Red Door Research, Ltd - Senior Consultant – Commodities Strategy, Macquarie Bank (Europe) Limited, UK
11:00
Chairman’s opening remarks
11:15
Next Generation of Nickel - Large Scale, Low Carbon
Mark Selby, Chairman, CEO & Director, Canada Nickel Company Inc., Canada
11:30
Panel Discussion: Nickel
Chairman: Jim Lennon, Managing Director, Red Door Research, Ltd - Senior Consultant – Commodities Strategy, Macquarie Bank (Europe) Limited, UK
Martin Abbott, CEO, Global Commodities Holdings Limited, UK
Sebastian Kreft, Managing Director, Metals Hub GmbH, Germany
Robin Martin, Head of Market Development, LME - London Metal Exchange, UK
Mark Selby, Chairman, CEO & Director, Canada Nickel Company Inc., Canada
12:30
Best Price Forecast Award
12:45
Networking Lunch sponsored by Böllinghaus Steel & Canada Nickel
Other Raw Materials
Chairman: Robert Messmer, Market Analyst, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
14:15
Chromium Markets - An Unfolding Trend: Rising Valuation of Chrome Ore
Görkem Kavcak, Market Research Director, Yildirim Group, Turkey
14:30
Yes!
Kevin Pritchett, Director of Marketing, Climax Molybdenum Company, USA
14:45
Sustainable Raw Materials: how to address scope 3?
Görkem Kavcak, Market Research Director, Yildirim Group, Turkey
Sheraz Neffati, Executive Director, ICDA - International Chromium Development Association, France
Kevin Pritchett, Director of Marketing, Climax Molybdenum Company, USA
Angel Ramirez, Global Commodity Director, Steel, Tube and Welding Wire, Faurecia Clean Mobility, Germany
Others to be confirmed
15:30
Networking Refreshment Break sponsored by CBMM Niobium
Macroeconomic & Industry Outlook
Chairman: Wolfgang Lipp, Vice President, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
16:00
Exhaust Technology and its relevance for the Stainless Steel Industry
Philipp Meiser, Commodity Director Raw Material, Purem GmbH, Germany
16:15
High precision foils – Customized metal solutions for future-proof developments
Stephanie Schliffski, Head of Sales Industry Division at Notz Metall AG, Lamineries MATTHEY, Switzerland
16:30
Stainless Steel In Art and Architecture for a Sustainable Future
L. William Zahner, CEO/President, A. Zahner Company, USA
16:50
Experience, innovation, sustainability: vision of tomorrow
Gian Luca Gigli, Chief Technology Officer, Arvedi AST, Italy
Mattia Sala, CSO, Arvedi AST, Italy
17:15
What' s ahead for Stainless Steel in 2023 and Beyond?
Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
17:30
Panel Q&A
Gian Luca Gigli, Chief Technology Officer, Arvedi AST, Italy
Philipp Meiser, Commodity Director Raw Material, Purem GmbH, Germany
Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
Mattia Sala, CSO, Arvedi AST, Italy
Stephanie Schliffski, Head of Sales Industry Division at Notz Metall AG, Lamineries MATTHEY, Switzerland
L. William Zahner, CEO/President, A. Zahner Company, USA
17:50
End of Day 2
18:00
Apero @ Circle Convention Center sponsored by Arvedi AST
Day 3 - Alloy Tool & Engineering Steels – Quo Vadis?
Thursday, September 14, 2023
09:00
Chairman' Opening Remarks + Overview
Chairman: Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
09:10
The importance of Scope 3.1 emissions in steel and how to tackle them
Robert Baron, Director Strategy, Swiss Steel Group, Switzerland
09:30
Climate-friendly steel: The time to act is now!
Jonas Goldberg, Sustainability & Communications Manager, Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH, Germany
09:45
Sustainability at Trafilix Industries SpA
Vittorio Boneschi, CEO - Management Staff and Quality Area Manager of Trafilix Industries SpA, TrafiTech Srl, Italy
10:00
Networking Refreshment Break sponsored by Inteco
10:45
Remelted Steels or Titanium or Powder Metallurgy - friend or foe?
Benedikt Blitz, Managing Director, SMR Premium - High Value Metals Market Research, Germany
11:05
Cleaner Steels through Re-Melting
Oliver Zipper, Director of Strategic Marketing, BGH Edelstahlwerke GmbH, Germany
11:25
Panel Discussion
Robert Baron, Director Strategy, Swiss Steel Group, Switzerland
Benedikt Blitz, Managing Director, SMR Premium - High Value Metals Market Research, Germany
Vittorio Boneschi, CEO - Management Staff and Quality Area Manager of Trafilix Industries SpA, TrafiTech Srl, Italy
Cosmina Luchian, Sustainability Manager, SKF Technology Development, Sweden
Oliver Zipper, Director of Strategic Marketing, BGH Edelstahlwerke GmbH, Germany
12:30
Networking Lunch sponsored by Böllinghaus Steel & Canada Nickel
Alloy Tool Steel
Chairman: Wolfgang Lipp, Vice President, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
14:00
Alloy Tool Steel Market Trends & Drivers
Markus Moll, Managing Director, SMR - Steel & Metals Market Research GmbH, Austria
14:15
Challenges in the hot-work steel supply chain - everything, everywhere, all at once
Martin Löwendick, Chief Sales Officer, Kind & Co., Edelstahlwerk, GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
14:35
Alloy Tool Steel Plate Market
Andrew Gingell, General Manager Strategic Planning & Business Development, Industeel, France
14:55
SIJ Metal Ravne: Journey to sustainable tool steel
Aleš Falatov, Marketing and Business Development Director, SIJ Group, Slovenia
15:15
Networking Refreshment Break sponsored by Inteco
15:45
Megacasting - Opportunities, Status, Outlook
Adrian Buob, Team Manager Application Technology, Bühler AG, Switzerland
16:05
Panel Discussion
Adrian Buob, Team Manager Application Technology, Bühler AG, Switzerland
Aleš Falatov, Marketing and Business Development Director, SIJ Group, Slovenia
Luca Fontò, Director Specialties, NLMK Europe, Italy
Andrew Gingell, General Manager Strategic Planning & Business Development, Industeel, France
Martin Löwendick, Chief Sales Officer, Kind & Co., Edelstahlwerk, GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
17:00
End of Conference
Optional Field Visit to Steeltec AG
Friday, September 15, 2023
08:00
Gathering in Hotel Lobby
08:30
Bus leaves to Steeltec AG
10:00
Greetings
10:30
Plant Visit
12:30
Lunch
13:30
Bus returns to Circle Convention Center

Tuesday, September 12

Keynote Panel Supply Chain, Distribution & Digital Market Places Fireside Chat

Wednesday, September 13

Raw Materials Raw Materials - Nickel Panel Discussion: Nickel Other Raw Materials Macroeconomic & Industry Outlook

Thursday, September 14

Chairman' Opening Remarks + Overview Alloy Tool Steel

Friday, September 15

Optional Field Visit to Steeltec AG

The International Stainless & Special Steel Conference 2023 will take place in the following venue:

The Circle Convention Center Zurich Airport

The venue is conveniently located adjacent to Zurich Airport with best connectivity to the world and within Switzerland.

There are two Hyatt hotels located directly next to The Circle Convention Center. We booked a room block in both hotels. The room rates are ranging from CHF 255 - 330 per night for single rooms including breakfast. You can use the link below to book the nights from 11th to 13th of September. If you want to extend your stay to different days, please contact the hotel directly. Please click on the link below for booking:

The hotels and the conference venues are within a short walking distance from Zurich Airport terminals and from Zurich Airport train station, so delegates arriving there won't have to pay additional taxi and transport costs. Please follow the signage 'Circle' to reach the Circle's main square. From there signs will guide you to the Circle Convention centre and the two Hyatt Hotels.

For those arriving by car, the closest parking is P4 with direct access to The Circle. The daily parking fee is around CHF 50. We encourage to use public transportation to save on parking costs.

For more information please visit:

Location Info The Circle

Interactive Map Zurich Airport

Shops, Restaurants & Bars at The Circle

Booking Hyatt Regency Booking Hyatt Place

Representatives from the following companies will attend the event (the list will be updated regularly):

  • Aamor Inox Limited, India
  • Abaxx Commodity Futures Exchange and Clearinghouse, Singapore
  • ACCIAI MELLA SPA, Italy
  • Acciai Vender Spa, Italy
  • Acerinox SA, Spain
  • Ahlstrom, Sweden
  • Andernach & Bleck GmbH & Co. KG , Germany
  • Aperam, Luxembourg
  • ArrowMetals and Trading AG, Switzerland
  • Arvedi AST, Italy
  • ASA ALLOYS, Canada
  • ASIA STEEL AND METALS SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD, South Africa
  • A. Zahner Company, USA
  • BGH Edelstahlwerke GmbH, Germany
  • Bibus Metals AG, Switzerland
  • Böllinghaus Steel GmbH, Germany
  • Bühler AG, Switzerland
  • Canada Nickel, Canada
  • CBMM | Niobium, Netherlands
  • Central Wire Industries LTD, Canada
  • Centro Inox, Italy
  • CENTURY STEEL PTE LTD, Singapore
  • China Futures Market Monitoring Center Co.Ltd, China
  • Chromiumtrade SA, Switzerland
  • Climax Molybdenum Company, USA
  • Cogne Acciai Speciali S.p.A., Italy
  • CONDOROIL STAINLESS S.R.L., Italy
  • CRONIMET, Germany
  • Daido Steel Group Europe GmbH, Italy
  • Damstahl, Denmark
  • Deutsche Nickel GmbH, Germany
  • ECONOXX.com, Switzerland
  • Eisenlegierungen Handelsgesellschaft mbH, Germany
  • ELG Utica Alloys, USA
  • Elkem ASA, Silicon Products, Norway
  • Eramet, France
  • Eure Inox, Italy
  • Faurecia Clean Mobility, Germany
  • Fives Stein, France
  • Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH, Germany
  • German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
  • German Steel Association, Germany
  • Glencore International AG, Switzerland
  • Global Commodities Holdings Limited, UK
  • Global Stainless Steel Inc., Canada
  • Globus 8 Alloys Pte. Limited, Singapore
  • GMM SA, Switzerland
  • Grundfos, Denmark
  • Gurta AG, Switzerland
  • Hagener Feinstahl Bender GmbH, Germany
  • HANS KOHLER AG, Switzerland
  • H. BUTTING GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
  • Hempel Intermetaux SA, Switzerland
  • Hempel Special Metals AG, Switzerland
  • Hertie School of Governance, Germany
  • Hilti Corporation, Liechtenstein
  • HSBC Continental Europe S.A., Germany
  • Ibero Stahl GmbH, Germany
  • ICDA - International Chromium Development Association, France
  • Inaceinox, S.A., Portugal
  • Industeel, France
  • Inox A/S, Denmark
  • INOX MARKET SERVICE SPA, Italy
  • INSG-International Nickel Study Group, Portugal
  • International Metal Platform AG, Switzerland
  • IXM S.A., Switzerland
  • Jacques Allemann, Switzerland
  • Jacquet, USA
  • Jacquet Metals SA, France
  • JOHN ZINK HAMWORTHY COMBUSTION SRL, Italy
  • Jupiter Metallvertrieb GmbH, Germany
  • KALYANI STEELS LTD, India
  • Kind & Co., Edelstahlwerk, GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
  • Kloeckner & So SE, Germany
  • Lemvigh-Müller A/S, Denmark
  • Lamineries MATTHEY, Switzerland
  • Lien Kuo Metal Industrial Co Ltd, Taiwan
  • LME – London Metal Exchange, UK
  • Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited, UK
  • MADARA SRL, Italy
  • Marcegaglia Specialties Spa, Italy
  • market Steel - b2b Platform, Germany
  • MBR Metals OÜ, Estonia
  • McGrath Limited, UK
  • Metallum Metal Trading AG, Switzerland
  • Metals Hub GmbH, Germany
  • MONTAL I FILLS SL, Spain
  • Montanstahl AG, Switzerland
  • MTALX LTD, UK
  • Mukand Ltd, India
  • New Providence Metals Marketing, UK
  • nexus, UK
  • Nichel Leghe, Italy
  • Nickelhütte Aue GmbH, Germany
  • Nippon Yakin Europe Ltd., UK
  • NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO Co., Ltd., Japan
  • NLMK Europe, Italy
  • NOTZgroup, Switzerland
  • OMP, Belgium
  • Oryx Stainless AG, Germany
  • OSTP Holding OY, Finland
  • Outokumpu, Germany
  • Paul Jost GmbH, Germany
  • Philipex Trading Ltd, Bulgaria
  • POSCO Research Institute, South Korea
  • Primetals Technologies Austria, Austria
  • Purem GmbH, Germany
  • PX PRECIMET SA, Switzerland
  • Rizzinox S.r.l., Italy
  • Samuel Son & Co., Canada
  • S1SEVEN GmbH, Austria
  • SIDENOR, Spain
  • SIJ - Slovenian Steel Group, Slovenia
  • SKF Technology Development, Sweden
  • Sometal GmbH, Austria
  • S&P Global Platts, UK
  • STAINLESS STEEL CENTER SRL, Italy
  • Stalatube Oy, Finland
  • Stimpex S.A., Switzerland
  • Stonex Financial Europe GmbH, Germany
  • Stratton Metals, UK
  • Sumisho Metalex Corporation, Japan
  • SWISS INOX, Switzerland
  • Swiss Steel Group, Switzerland
  • Technoform Glass Insulation Italia srl, Italy
  • TELF AG, Switzerland
  • Thormet Europe GmbH, Germany
  • thyssenkrupp Materials Trading GmbH, Germany
  • Trafilix Industries SpA, Italy
  • TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited, India
  • TSR Metals GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
  • TUF Metallurgie GmbH, Germany
  • Tvarit GmbH, Germany
  • UKF Stainless Limited, UK
  • Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Special Metals, USA
  • Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., USA
  • Valbruna, Italy
  • Vale International SA, Switzerland
  • Victorinox AG, Switzerland
  • VLCor Baltic OU, Estonia
  • voestalpine BÖHLER Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG, Austria
  • Westfalia Metal Hoses GmbH, Germany
  • Witzenmann GmbH, Germany
  • Yildirim Group, Turkey

Platinum-Sponsor

Swiss Steel Group

The Swiss Steel Group is today one of the world's leading providers of individual solutions in the special long steel products sector. The Group is one of the leading manufacturers of tool steel and non-corrosive long steel on the global market and one of the largest companies in Europe for alloyed and high-alloyed constructional steel.

With close to 10,000 employees and in-house production and distribution companies in over 30 countries and on 5 continents, the company guarantees its customers a global supply and customer service, and offers them a complete production portfolio as well as sales and services around the world.

They benefit from the company's technological expertise, the consistently high product quality around the world and detailed knowledge of local markets.

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Gold-Sponsors

Arvedi AST

With 140 years of experience, Arvedi AST, part of the Arvedi Group, is one of the most important integrated steelmaking sites in Europe in the stainless steel sector.

Its core business is stainless steel flat products, for which it is market leader in Italy and one of the four leading producers in Europe.

As well as flat rolled steel, the company also produces forgings in special steels, among the largest in the world, through its Forgings Division.

Tubificio di Terni, the Arvedi AST controlled company, deals with the production of electro-welded stainless steel tubes.

Thanks to its  experience, expertise and innovative capacity of its technical and commercial teams, Arvedi AST ’products reach customers all over the world.

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Cronimet Holding GmbH

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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Silver-Sponsors

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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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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CBMM | Niobium

World leader in the production and marketing of Niobium products, CBMM has more than 500 customers in 50 countries. Headquartered in Brazil, with regional offices in China, the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States, the company supplies cutting-edge products and technology to the infrastructure, mobility, aerospace, healthcare, and energy sectors. The company has a New Business front to support its growth plans through the development of new applications that is focused on accelerating the entry, into the global market, of Niobium technology. In the last 4 years, CBMM has made strategic investments in companies such as Echion and Battery Streak aiming at new developments in Niobium materials for Li-ion batteries. Since its foundation, CBMM has developed projects in Brazil and in several countries around the world to foster the adoption of Niobium technology by several industries. Learn more about CBMM at www.cbmm.com or visit www.niobium.tech to learn more about Niobium technology and its various applications.

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Climax Molybdenum Company

Climax Molybdenum Company, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Founded in 1916, our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines. Integrated global operations and local customer care provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products.

For detailed information about our metallurgical and chemical products, please contact our sales offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

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Cogne Acciai Speciali S.p.A.

Cogne Acciai Speciali is a leading Italian manufacturer of stainless steels and nickel alloys long products.

The Company’s activities cover the five main production cycles of the steel industry: steelmaking, casting, rolling, forging and machining.

CAS’ product range includes stainless steels (in form of wire rod, bars, semi-finished products and concrete reinforcing bars), valve steels and nickel alloys. Through its R&D centre, technical expertise, modern equipment and continuous investments the mill has managed to diversify its offer for Mobility, CPI, Aerospace, Power Generation, Construction, Food, Medical and IT.

CAS is strongly committed to ensuring the economic, social and environmental sustainability of its activities, valuing people, the territory and the communities in which it operates, while minimizing the environmental impact of its production. Sustainable Development Goals have been integrated into company’s strategic objectives in order to act in a responsible manner and maintain its leader position on the market.

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Damstahl Group

Damstahl is a family-owned business with +300 employees active in more than 10 European countries. As part of the NEUMO Ehrenberg Group, we support customers in the stainless steel industry on a global scale. Our pride lies in the value we add to your business. Our services within knowledge-sharing in the usage of stainless steel, support to your journey on sustainability, complete logistic solutions including local warehouses, and our digital services all involve THE most important factor, people.


People & Digital in that order, the choice is yours – welcome to Damstahl.

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Montanstahl

Montanstahl is a Swiss company group with more than 400 employees and 40 years of experience in manufacturing high-quality standard and custom made steel and stainless steel profiles.

Through the use of 5 different technologies, such as laser welding, hot rolling, hot extrusion, cold drawing and rolling, we are able to match all kind of inquiries for special profiles, offering cost efficient solutions.

Our products are used in countless application fields, such as building & construction, automotive, food & beverage, medical, mining, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, transportation and nuclear, just to name the most important sectors.

We manufacture all kind of solid open and hollow profiles with basic or high shape complexity, tight geometrical tolerances and different surface finishes. Depending on the application we offer profiles with either rounded or sharp corners in lengths up to 15 meters.

Switzerland is among the countries with the highest Environmental Performance Index (EPI) worldwide and Montanstahl extends this environmental responsibility on all sister companies of the group. Our sustainability journey began several years ago under the supervision of the Energy Agency of the Swiss Private Sector (EnAW). Since than we committed ourselves to continuously reduce our CO2 output and to optimize our energy efficiency through constant upgrades and improvements of our production facilities and processes.

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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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Bronze-Sponsors

ECONOXX.com

Make money out of residual materials and overcapacities on the ECONOXX special alloys and stainless steel online marketplace

When companies no longer have any use for high-grade metals or materials, they all too often end up on the scrap heap. We know from experience that these companies are usually no longer aware of the capital that is lying dormant in their warehouses. ECONOXX has created a special alloy and stainless steel online marketplace for those who wish to buy or sell valuable surplus (overstock) and residual materials from the stainless steel, nickel and titanium alloys sector at fair prices. So we are not talking about a new stainless steel online store. Whether you are looking to buy or sell alloys of acid-resistant 1.4435 stainless steel or other alloys of stainless steel, titanium and nickel - at ECONOXX you will always benefit from attractive conditions!

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INTECO melting and casting technologies GmbH

Being a supplier and partner to the steel- and general melting industry since 1973, INTECO is proud to be until today the only single source supplier worldwide who offers and has already put into operation all production processes for the liquid treatment of steel, ferroalloys and super alloys. The name INTECO stands for customized solutions, innovative product technology, as well as high flexibility and cooperative project handling.

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LME - London Metal Exchange

The London Metal Exchange is the world centre for industrial metals trading. Most of the world’s global non-ferrous futures business is conducted on the LME’s three trading platforms totalling $15 trillion, 149 million lots and 3.5 billion tonnes with a market open interest high of 1.8 million lots in 2023.

Participants can transfer or take on price risk against aluminium, copper, nickel, tin, zinc, lead, molybdenum, cobalt, lithium, steel scrap, rebar and hot-rolled coil as well as aluminium premiums and alloys.

In December 2023, 1,163,830 tonnes of material were held on LME warrant in more than 450 storage facilities in 14 countries across 32 global locations.

The LME is a member of HKEX Group.

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Metals Hub GmbH

Metalshub is one of the pioneers of digital transformation in the metals industry. Founded in 2016, and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, Metalshub operates globally. It is a technology company that provides supply chain solutions for raw materials to promote more efficient workflows. Efficiency, transparency, and compliance are core values of the company. Metalshub is fully impartial and independent with no conflicts of interest.

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NOTZgroup

The NOTZgroup is an internationally oriented SME group with several branches specializing in the processing, trading, and finishing of stainless steel and non-ferrous alloys. In addition to pure trading goods in the flat, round, tube, and profile area, we are manufacturing precision round and flat wire, profiles, bars, foils, and strips in a wide range of metal alloys according to customer specification. The main markets of NOTZgroup are watch industry, ICT, electric connectors, medical devices, automotive, construction infrastructure, machinery and equipment construction.

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Oryx Stainless Group

Oryx Stainless Group is one of the leading stainless steel scrap processors. With operations in Europe and Asia, Oryx Stainless serves stainless flat as well as long product producers worldwide. With its excellence in quality and the superiority of its products Oryx Stainless creates the conditions to save more than 2.5mn mt of CO2 emissions per annum.

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Exhibitors

HANS KOHLER AG

HANS KOHLER AG has been a stand-alone, independent trading company headquartered in Zurich for over 100 years and is the largest stainless steel dealer in Switzerland today. The company has around 150 employees. It imports semi-finished and finished stainless steel products for trade and industry. HANS KOHLER AG's storage facilities are located in Dietikon while its sales and administration can be found in the city of Zurich. Its branch office in Basel is responsible for clients in the region of north-west Switzerland. HANS KOHLER AG offers its customers a comprehensive range of products made of stainless (inox) steel which includes plates, strips, bars, profiles, pipes/tubes and pipe/tube accessories, as well as joining technology. Resistance to corrosion, a long lifespan, high durability, eco-friendliness and aesthetics are just some of the reasons why stainless steel continues to remain as important a material as ever today.

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SWISS INOX

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The global stainless and special steel industry gathers in Zurich, Switzerland, to discuss all relevant issues that will shape the business in 2024 and beyond:

  • How much further is the demand weakening?
  • What downside risk is there for stainless steel pricing?
  • Who is going to pay for our decarbonisation investments?
  • Will CBAM be a friend or foe of our industry?
  • How much longer is the European market protected by safeguard measures?
  • How real is the risk of a de-industrialisation in Europe?
  • What is hot …. and what is not hot in 2023 and 2024?
  • What damage is inflation doing to the European stainless market?
  • Impact of war in Ukraine for stainless steel, raw materials and energy
  • How can a global level playfield be assured?
  • How can we keep the stainless steel supply chains competitive?
  • How can digitalization help to keep our industry competitive?
  • How can competitive energy sources be guaranteed?
  • Does the alloy surcharge have a future?

Sustainability Challenge - Tools for a Green and Competitive Special Steel Industry

  • The steel sustainability challenge – how to reduce our CO2 footprint?
  • Are the CO2 calculation methods harmonized globally (Scope 1, Scope 2, Scope 3)?
  • New digital technologies to track the ESG (environmental social governance) throughout the steel supply chain.
  • Are sufficient hard- and software tools available to digitalize STS production and distribution?
  • Where does digitalization have the main impact in the entire STS supply chain?
  • Send more delegates and save (30 % discount for 2nd delegate, 50 % discount for 3rd and more delegates)
  • If you want to register more than 5 people, please contact us.
  1st Delegate 2nd Delegate 3rd Delegate
       
Final Rate
(valid after July 15, 2023)
EUR 2,195 EUR 1,525 EUR 1,080

Please note that hotel rooms are not included in this price and need to be booked separately:

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Full Conference (3 days) – September 12 - 14

1 delegate

Total price € 2195

2 delegates

Total price € 3720

3 delegates

Total price € 4800

4 delegates

Total price € 5820

5 delegates

Total price € 6785

Day 3 (Alloy Tool & Engineering Steels – Quo Vadis?) – September 14

1 delegate

Total price € 950

2 delegates

Total price € 1630

3 delegates

Total price € 2130

4 delegates

Total price € 2600

5 delegates

Total price € 3025