Dillinger Hütte GTS, Europe's leading heavy plate producer, is committed to achieving top-class performance in steel together with its customers.
On the solid foundation of our employees' skills and commitment, we continue to increase our strong performance on each site, in order to manufacture top-quality products in an economic way, while maintaining the necessary balance with our environment.
Founded in 1685, Dillinger Hütte is Germany's oldest joint stock corporation, and can look back on one of the longest and proudest company traditions in all of Europe.
Now, at the dawn of the twenty-first century, steel plate from Dillingen is in use in innumerable projects around the globe. Whether in gigantic steel bridges or skyscrapers, in offshore projects or in oil and gas pipelines that cross continents, our steels meet the most varied and demanding specifications, even under the toughest installation and service conditions.
Dillinger Hütte is the group's operational management company. Dillingen an der Saar, Germany, is at the same time the location for the affiliated Zentralkokerei Saar (ZKS) and Roheisengesellschaft Saar mbH (ROGESA) companies, supplying coke and liquid iron ("hot metal"), respectively. Heavy plate is also produced at the Dunkirk rolling-mill operated by GTS Industries, which has been a group member since 1992. The joint Dillinger Hütte GTS trade name has become a byword for the very highest quality and reliability on all world markets. Europipe, the world's leading supplier of large-caliber linepipe for transmission of oil and natural gas, and located in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, was founded in 1991 as a 50% subsidiary of Dillinger Hütte, and now has production facilities in Germany, France, the USA and Brazil.
The group also includes a whole series of companies providing all services orientated around heavy plate, extending from stockholders offering a comprehensive range of grades and formats, via firms specializing in precision thermal-cutting, up to and including marketing and haulage enterprises.