Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India Ananth Kumar will be will be inaugurating the CHEMTECH 2017 on February 14, 2017 .
“Stainless steel is an essential material for achieving sustainability in the critical key industries. As a leading global stainless steel supplier, Outokumpu the World’s oldest and largest manufacturer will present its products, services and capabilities at the event. The company will highlight how speciality stainless steels provide for sustainable solutions for safer and more reliable processes.” said Mr Yatinder Pal Singh Suri, Managing Director and country Head, Outokumpu India.
“The main contributors to improved safety and reliability in any key process industry are corrosion resistant materials which reduce downtime and maintenance needs. Outokumpu’s high strength duplex stainless steel grades offer new opportunities for the industry to attain these goals increasingly effectively and competitively. Duplex allows for considerable material savings due to higher strength in various applications and offers far superior corrosion resistance than the conventional material choices in stainless steel as well as coated carbon steel; the benefits include more flexibility in the types of stored liquids in storage tanks , minimized maintenance, and reduced corrosion hazards and lower cost”, Said Mr Suri.
“As the oldest and largest stainless steel producer globally, Outokumpu actively promotes the culture of sharing knowledge on new innovations so that the end users can make an enlightened choice in material selection for their critical application areas. We do it because Outokumpu envisions building a world that lasts forever through sustainable stainless products and solutions,” added Mr Suri.
“Currently the overall demand level of stainless steel flat products for industrial segment in India is more than 800,000 tonnes. The demand for Industrial grades is set to grow more than Three times in the next 10 years. In the absence of domestic capability to manufacture high end reliable range of stainless steel for hostile Industrial applications, Outokumpu has a major role to play in India.” Said Mr Suri .
During the CHEMTECH 2017 expo Outokumpu specialists will be making presentations in the concurrent conference section Yatinder Pal Singh Suri, Country Head, Outokumpu India will be Chairing a session and Co-chairing the Students Outreach conference . Other speakers will include Chang Ching Sun, Asia Pacific marketing Development Director, Outokumpu.