A century of innovation

From small beginnings a hundred years ago, stainless steel has grown to be an integral part of our lives. Utilised primarily for its corrosion resistance, stainless steel is also found in applications where strength, innovation and aesthetics are important.

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    The Thames Barrier piers consist of wooden structures clad in maintenance free 0.3 mm stainless steel sheet.

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    Stainless steel is used to improve fire safety in tunnels.

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    The first surgical implants in stainless steel were performed as early as 1926.

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    11 million washing machines using stainless steel drums were produced in China in 2010.

  • There are more stainless steel facts in our gallery.

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MUMEDI, Mexico

Impulse IMINOX. The First 100 Years of Stainless Steel: 1912-2012 - MUMEDI, Mexico, 13 September 2012

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    The International Stainless Steel Forum, its members and its partners would like to invite you to the 100 Years of Stainless Steel exhibition from 12 to 14 November 2013 at the Stainless Steel World Conference and Expo in Maastricht. A preview of the exhibition can be found here. We look forward (...)

  • 100 Years of Stainless Steel in Maastricht

    The International Stainless Steel Forum, its members and its partners would like to invite you to the 100 Years of Stainless Steel exhibition from 12 to 14 November 2013 at the Stainless Steel World Conference and Expo in Maastricht. The global stainless steel community is marking a century since (...)

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