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07 November 2018

Saarstahl: Exhibitor at German Pavilion

wire India 2018

The trade fair wire India will take place on November 27 – 29, 2018 in the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mumbai for the seventh time. This fair is the Indian counterpart to the world’s leading trade fair for the wire and cable industry wire, held in Düsseldorf, Germany, where Saarstahl was successfully represented as an exhibitor this year.

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28 September 2018

425th anniversary of Saarstahl in Neunkirchen

30 million Euro investment presented on Customer Day

Approximately 200 customers from all over the world were invited to the Customer Day marking the 425th anniversary of the company's founding. It was a successful anniversary celebration for Saarstahl Neunkirchen on September 27th 2018. The focus of the event: the 30 million Euro investment of the modernization of rolling mill 32. The guests got an impressive view of the new high-performance rolling mill at the Saarstahl Neunkirchen plant during lectures, discussions and tours of the site.

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14 September 2018

An extraordinary year for Saarstahl Neunkirchen

425th anniversary and completion of the modernization of rolling mill 32

The year 2018 is a particular one for Saarstahl Neunkirchen: for one thing, the last construction phase of the EUR 30 million investment in rolling mill 32 has been successfully put into operation, and for another, the site is celebrating an incredible 425 years of existence.

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30 July 2018

2018 Trainees Start

Saarland’s steel industry welcomes 157 new trainees

The excitement and anticipation were positively palpable: A total of 157 young people started their working lives today at Saarstahl AG and AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Dillinger). Among them are 23 women and 19 participants from the BEST 2.0 intercultural career entry program.⃰

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14 June 2018

Press release SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar and Europa-Institut

German-Russian Raw Materials Dialogue on the Saar: experts discuss the challenges of worldwide raw material supply

SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar (SHS), in partnership with the Europa-Institut/University of Saarland, welcomes numerous business partners and experts from science, business and politics to the “German-Russian Raw Materials Dialogue on the Saar” on 14 and 15 June. The venue is the blower hall (Gebläsehalle) at the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site.

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25 April 2018

Film ab!

Saarstahl´s new image film now available online

The final shots have been taken and the post production is complete. Saarstahl´s new image film is now finished and can be seen online. This production was an enormous task to show all the fascinating aspects of one of the world´s leading steel companies. The film took a great deal of commitment and creativity from members of the SHS communication department have been searching for interesting and unusual images in order to shoot a memorable film for Saarstahl. We can now say: Mission accomplished!

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06 April 2018

Press release Saarstahl / Mapudo

Saarstahl AG and Mapudo GmbH are presenting themselves together for the first time at the “Wire”

At the specialist trade fair “Wire”, which starts in Düsseldorf on April 16th, Saarstahl AG, leader in the manufacture of wire and bar steel, will present itself for the first time together with its new partner Mapudo GmbH, an independent online platform for the purchase and sale of steel and NE metals. SHS Ventures, the venture capital company of the Saarland’s steel industry, acquired a share in Mapudo GmbH in 2016.

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20 March 2018

Press release

Key figures for the business year 2017 for the Saarstahl Group

The Saarstahl Group looks back on an overall successful business year 2017. During this period, the facilities for bar steel and wire rod had very good capacity utilization throughout and record quantities could be achieved at all locations. Shipping volumes increased yet again to a higher level than the previous year.

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09 March 2018

Press release

Tim Hartmann is appointed as the new Chairman of the Management Board of SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dillinger and Saarstahl – Further personnel-related decisions have been taken

Following the announcement of Dr. Michael Müller (63) and Fred Metzken (62) at the beginning of February that they are going to withdraw from the operative business as of 31 August 2018, the committees of the Supervisory Board of SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar GmbH & Co KGaA (SHS), Aktien-Gesellschaft der Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Dillinger), DHS – Dillinger Hütte Saarstahl AG (DHS) and Saarstahl AG held consultations regarding the succession and passed the corresponding resolutions in their respective meetings on 8th and 9th March. At SHS level, Tim Hartmann (49) was appointed as Chairman of the Management Board of SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar with effect from 1 September 2018 for a period of 5 years. Mr Hartmann will also take on responsibility for Finance. Furthermore, it was resolved to reappoint Dr. Bernd Münnich and Peter Schweda as Members of the Management Board with effect from 1 January 2019.

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