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The NZ Stainless Steel Development Association (NZSSDA) is a " by the industry, for the industry" association comprising consultants and architects, end-users, fabricators and merchants. All have a vested interest in the supply or application of stainless steels for various purposes. Our goal is to see greater use of this formidable construction material, particularly as economic and environmental issues position it as an ever-increasingly attractive alternative.

 

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New brochure on Martensitic Stainless Steels available

Martensitic stainless steels have an excellent strength to weight ratio, strong resistance to corrosion, a good hardness and a wide range of applications, of which the best known are probably knife steels, which are capable of holding a sharp edge...

India’s success story: World’s 2nd largest stainless steel producer

India overtook Japan to become the world’s second largest stainless steel producer after China, in 2016, according to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF). In recent years, the Indian stainless steel market has matured enough for the industry to shift its focus from utensil and kitchenware applications to engineering sectors...

Stainless steel production reached 23.2 million metric tons in the first half year of 2017

The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first half year of 2017 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 5.0% year–on–year to 23.2 million metric tons...

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