ArcelorMittal is the world leader in steel and the main supplier to the major steel markets such as automotive, construction, household appliances, and packaging.
A promise that has been kept since the company was formed almost 13 years ago, an event which transformed the world’s steel landscape. It’s a promise we will keep in perpetuity.
Product innovation and differentiation are at the heart of ArcelorMittal's strategy. These principles are applied to new applications, the functionality of steel, the combination of steel and other materials, and new manufacturing technologies. Every year, ArcelorMittal launches around 50 new products on the market. In parallel, more than 100 others are under development.
To innovate, the Group relies on its R&D teams. They are present on three continents and open to the outside world. They have forged a wide network of partnerships with the best universities and engineering schools.
For the packaging market, R&D works in close collaboration with ArcelorMittal’s operational units and our customers. We focus on developing new products, new steel solutions, and manufacturing processes. The R&D team also supports ArcelorMittal’s customers who implement these products and solutions in their businesses.
ArcelorMittal's key figures (2017) :
- Sales revenue : USD 68.7 billion
- 197 000 employees
- Commercial presence in 60 countries
- Industrial footprint in 17 countries
- 11 research sites in Europe, North and South America.