Saarstahl all along the line
Most significant manufacturers of long products in the world
Dillinger A Passion for Steel
Europe's leading producer of heavy plate.

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Dillinger and Saarstahl are working to secure and enhance the competitive edge wherever possible and develop innovations that others cannot.

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Key figures for the 2020 financial year for Dillinger Group and Saarstahl Group

• Another difficult financial year: The coronavirus pandemic exacerbated an already strained situation during the year • Net sales thus fell considerably: by 21.2% to €1.645 billion in the Dillinger Group and by 23.7% to €1.684 billion in the Saarstahl Group • Dillinger Group closed the financial year with an EBITDA of -€68.9 million and an EBIT of -€192.8 million / Saarstahl Group recorded an EBITDA of -€70.4 million and an EBIT of -€171.2 million • Saarstahl (71.2 %) and Dillinger (62.1 %) continue to have good equity ratios • Both companies report a significant recovery in demand at the beginning of the year • Forecasts for all of 2021 are cautiously optimistic but remain fraught with uncertainty, in particular due to the further development of the pandemic • Dr. Karl-Ulrich Köhler, Chairman of the Board of Management of Dillinger and Saarstahl: “We need to accelerate implementation of the cost-cutting program and accomplish the turnaround quickly, effectively and permanently”


Joint Press Release

Cross-border hydrogen project in the Saar region seeking IPCEI funding

Six companies, five of them from the Saarland, have jointly applied for IPCEI funding. The aim of the individual projects is to develop a green hydrogen economy in the Saarland, France and Luxembourg.


LIBERTY, Paul Wurth and SHS

Stahl-Holding-Saar to develop major hydrogen-based steel making plant in France

LIBERTY Steel, Paul Wurth and SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar sign Memorandum of Understanding to develop a major hydrogen-based steel making plant in France. Pan-European partnership will assess the development of a 1 GW hydrogen plant and 2 million tonne DRI plant next to the ALVANCE Aluminium Dunkerque site. An important step in LIBERTY’s GREENSTEEL strategy and ambition to be carbon neutral by 2030


Rio Tinto teams up with Paul Wurth and SHS-Stahl-Holding-Saar on low-carbon iron in Canada

Rio Tinto, Paul Wurth S.A. and SHS-Stahl-Holding-Saar GmbH & Co. KGaA (SHS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the production of a low-carbon steel feedstock. This partnership brings together a leading global miner, an international leader in the design and supply of engineering solutions for integrated steelmakers and one of Europe’s best-known steelmakers


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