As populations grow and nations around the world seek to improve their standards of living, it is inevitable that the demand for steel will increase.
Steel is critical simply because no other material has the same unique combination of strength, formability and versatility.
New generations of steel continue to be developed that make it possible for manufacturers and builders to implement durable, lightweight designs.
Going forward, materials that are ever stronger and meet higher environmental standards will be needed.
Without being aware of it, society now depends on steel.
Humankind’s future success in meeting challenges such as climate change, poverty, population growth, water distribution and energy limited by a lower carbon world depends on applications of steel.