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Host/Platinum Sponsor

Marcegaglia is the leading industrial group worldwide in the steel processing sector, with a turnover of more than 5.3 billion euros. The group has operations worldwide with 6,500 employees, 60 sales offices and 25 steel plants and 5.8 million tons of steel processed yearly, serving more than 15,000 customers.

Marcegaglia Specialties is the company which manufactures stainless steel, for the production of tubes, flat products and cold-drawn bars.
Marcegaglia Specialties, which processes over 700,000 tons of steel per year, with a turnover of more than 1.3 million Euros, has in gained over the years a worldwide leadership in the production of stainless steel welded tubes.

Gold Sponsor

CRONIMET has been supplying raw materials for the stainless steel producing industry for four decades. As a family business, it has grown into a global player in this important supply sector. As the resource protection is becoming increasingly important, the Group is striving to further develop in these future markets.

CRONIMET is a global specialist for stainless steel scrap, ferro alloys and primary metals. Today the company is established on six continents with more than 70 subsidiaries, participations and representative offices on the worldwide procurement markets for secondary raw materials.

Four pillars support the company: Recycling, Trade & Sales, Production and Services. A comprehensive range of products and services is based on this solid foundation. It ranges from processed stainless steel and metal scrap to special and superalloys. Whether pure or precisely recombined, CRONIMET guarantees its customers exact analyses of all raw materials. If required, all components are provided in a chargeable form for the melting process.

In addition to Cronimet's focus on solid scrap, the subsidiary Cronimet Envirotec is treating metal-containing soft scrap from industries such as the automotive sector, steel mills, foundries, and others. With an innovative vacuum distillation technology, an environmentally friendly separation of materials without their chemical modification is achieved. With that, wholesome recycling of hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams can be guaranteed. Grinding sludges, oily mill scale, and other wet metal-bearing materials are dried and de-oiled at Envirotec's premises in Bitterfeld, Germany. The metal residues obtained in this way can be returned to smelter in the form of metal briquettes, as can filter dust and other metallic powders. Briquetting with the use of an organic binder enables the company to produce an output raw material that can be used as a substitute for solid scrap.


Silver Sponsor

Cogne Acciai Speciali is a world-leading manufacturer of stainless steel long products located in Aosta (Italy). CAS’ product range includes stainless steels (in form of wire rod, bars, semi-finished products and concrete reinforcing bars), valve steels, tool steels, special steels and nickel alloys. Through its R&D centre, technical expertise, modern production equipment and continuous investments the mill has managed to diversify its production and offers a unique range of high level products for Automotive, Oil&Gas, Aerospace, Power Generation, Construction, Food, Chemical, Medical and IT.


Bronze Sponsors

Condoroil has been in the market of surface treatment for over 40 years.

In the field of stainless steel Condoroil developed, in 1989, the first nitric acid-free pickling solution and, in the following years, studies and researches led to development of:

  • Very performing/extremely fast nitric-free and low HF picklers
  • ELETTRA:  electrolytic pickling lines
  • RESIBED: acid recovery units
  • PEROXYSTEEL: -  catalytic oxidation units to reduce NOx  emission, recovery nitric acid and eliminate hydrogen peroxide in nitric free processes.

McGrath is a group of international implementation consultants. We improve the efficiency of processes and reduce the operational costs of our customers through the implementation of systems and training, using lean management methods and techniques.

We start where other consultants Stop!

Our staff has over 12 years of experience and we tailor our programs in order that our customers minimize costs, increase productivity and improve quality in their company, together with the affected employees, at their workplaces. We consider it our responsibility to work together to implement the systems developed in order to ensure a sustained improvement.

We place great emphasis on making our services measurable. We will only propose a co-operation if in the context of an analysis carried out by us, a reduction of operational costs by at least 10% to 15% can be realized, and we can achieve a return on investment of, at least, 300%.

We guarantee 100% the success of our work!

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.

Primetals Technologies, Limited, headquartered in London, United Kingdom, is a pioneer and world leader in the fields of engineering, plant building, and the provision of lifecycle services for the metals industry. The company offers a complete technology, product, and services portfolio that includes integrated electrics and automation, digitalization, and environmental solutions. This covers every step of the iron and steel production chain—from the raw materials to the finished product—and includes the latest rolling solutions for the nonferrous metals sector. Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and partners, with around 7,000 employees worldwide.


XOM Materials is the go-to online platform for buying and selling materials such as steel, metals, and plastics. It provides ready-made procurement and sales solutions for buyers and sellers aiming to future-proof their business. XOM enables customers to go digital painlessly, without investing in developing their own solutions. Founded in Berlin in 2017 XOM operates from offices in Berlin, Duisburg, Prague, Valencia and Atlanta and employs around 50 people.

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