ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and an industrial footprint in 19 countries. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are the leading supplier of quality steel in the major global steel markets, with world-class research and development and outstanding distribution networks.
ArcelorMittal works in close partnership with its customers and suppliers to help them achieve their environmental goals through innovation in steel solutions, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate their impact. We are managing our production facilities in a responsible way and with the objective of reducing our CO2 emissions and increasing the energy efficiency of our operations.
Steel is used to create more than 80% of the components required to build a wind turbine. Valued for its strength, flexibility and durability in the field, steel is also 100% recyclable, making wind energy truly renewable.
ArcelorMittal offers a wide range of qualitative steels for foundations towers, flanges, nacelle structures, connections, gearing, bearings, and generators.
A total of 18 sites located in North America, Europe and South Africa, from ArcelorMittal Long Carbon, ArcelorMittal Ringmill and ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe produce steels for all major parts of a wind turbine.
These worldwide industrial operations, strategically located with easy access to sea routes, backed by an international sales and distribution network, are a key asset to answer the needs of all wind energy industry players.
ArcelorMittal's global R&D department includes more than 1,300 world-class researchers located in 11 laboratories around the world. Their experience and knowledge of steel enables ArcelorMittal to support its customers in developing new solutions, by integrating material, design and fabrication processing know-how.
ArcelorMittal offers a full engineering approach, from characterisation of materials to component testing. In-house equipment is available in our facilities to test improved welding methods. Modelling and simulation tools allow design and engineering challenges to achieve maximum efficiency.
An active collaboration with certification institutes helps to ensure the relevance of our research.