Piazza della Vittoria 15/31, Genova
6121 GE Italia
+39 010 582746
+39 010 582524
AK Steel International is the subsidiary of AK Steel Corporation, which is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio, U.S.A. producing more than 7 million tons of steel per year and present on the market since more than one century. Our Company is also well-known worldwide as Armco® (American Rolling Mill Company – its previous name).
In Europe, our subsidiaries are located in The Netherlands, Germany, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Spain and Italy.
In Italy, AK Steel S.r.l. is a commercial Company, founded in Genoa as ARMCO® in 1936, where it is still located, with a turnover of approximately 12 million € (year 2014). The warehouse is in Novi Ligure (AL), approximately half an hour driving from Milan.
Products & services
AK Steel specialty steel mill products includes US specialties (Aluminum coated steels, tailored Chromium alloyed steels for the automotive industry, electrical steels for transformers), high quality product ARMCO® Pure Iron, the following special stainless steels brand names invented by ARMCO® many years ago
- ARMCO® PH grades – mainly 17-4 PH, 15-5 PH, 17-7 PH, PH 13-8 Mo
- ARMCO® Nitronic® grades – mainly Nitronic® 50 and Nitronic® 60
and more recently Duplex Stainless Steel (fully NORSOK approved)
All products are offered directly from the shelves from our five European locations. The 2400 m2 central European warehouse is located in Italy and fully equipped with three new KASTO automatic sawing machines for cut to length material and an automatic stamping machine for piece traceability.
AK Steel can always offer high material availability according to the market demand through its European organization.
The average European stock level, most of all located in Italy, is of 1000 tons approximately, mainly in ARMCO® special stainless steel grades (PH and Nitronics®) and Super Duplex, in several conditions and shapes as reported below in our main stock lists.
- 17-4 PH_COND_A_UNS S17400_1.4542_RETTIFICATO_STOCKLIST
- 17-4 PH_COND_A_UNS S17400_1.4542_STOCKLIST
- 17-4 PH_COND_H1150-D_UNS S17400_1.4542_STOCKLIST
- NITRONIC 50 ANNEALED_UNS S20910_STOCKLIST
- NITRONIC 50 HS_UNS S20910_RETTIFICATOH8_STOCKLIST
- NITRONIC 50 HS_UNS S20910_STOCKLIST
- NITRONIC 50 SUPER HS_UNS S20910_STOCKLIST
- NITRONIC 60_UNS S21800_STOCKLIST
- SUPER DUPLEX_F55_UNS S32760_1.4501_STOCKLIST
- 17-4 PH_COND_A_UNS S17400_1.4542_QUADRI_ PIATTI_LAMIERE_STOCKLIST
Our ARMCO® special stainless steel grades are in conformity with the main specifications and approvals such as:
ASTM, AMS, NACE, ASME, API, NORSOK
AK Steel Company is ISO 9001 certified.
Our philosophy is:
TO SUPPLY THE RIGHT STOCK FOR THE RIGHT APPLICATION AT THE RIGHT PLACE