Sponsors of SCT 2017

Platinum Sponsor

Tata Steel
Tata Steelhttp://www.tatasteeleurope.com/automotive

Tata Steel offers multiple automotive steel products ranging from strip to bar, tube and tailor welded blanks to advanced automotive steels. We can help you to exploit the potential of our advanced steels to lower the total cost of ownership for your vehicles and to implement more efficient, robust production processes. At the same time we develop new automotive steels with you in mind.

Gold Sponsors

Georgsmarienhütte GmbH
Georgsmarienhütte GmbHhttp://www.gmh.de/

Georgsmarienhütte GmbH ranks among the leading European suppliers of bar steel, billets, crude steel and bright steel in quality and engineering grades and is member of GMH Group.

Steel from Georgsmarienhütte is used wherever loads are at their greatest, where force is generated or transmitted, and where safety plays a role. Our steel keeps automobiles moving: customers use it to make crankshafts, connecting rods, camshafts, drive shafts, gear and chassis components, and much, much more. Besides servicing the automotive industry and its component suppliers, we supply steel for chains, machinery parts and hydraulic components, as well as ingots for open-die forging applications.

Together with our customers we are always looking for new answers to the questions asked of our steel as a product - including environmental compatibility, technical innovations, and continuing growth of material requirements.


SSAB – for a stronger, lighter, and more sustainable world
SSAB is a leading producer of advanced high strength steel and its Docol branded grades for the automotive industry are sold all over the world. The portfolio includes the strongest steels on the market as well as steels with high formability, ensuring not only strong components or structures for cars, but also contributing to lighter products and thereby lowering CO2 emissions.

Silver Sponsors


Matplus GmbH provides practical materials software and related services which help you to accelerate innovations and reduce costs. We offer market leading solutions for materials simulation, materials data and knowledge management as well as materials modelling. Typical application is the optimisation of materials and processes like casting, forming, hot-stamping, welding and heat treatment. Our background is in long term industrial practice in both the steel and automotive industry.


Saarstahl AG is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of long products and has an internationally recognized high level of competence in the field of steel manufacturing and processing. Saarstahl is specialized in the production of wire rod, steel bars and semi finished products in superior grades at the sites in Volklingen, Burbach and Neunkirchen. Our products are in demand in the automotive industry, in mechanical engineering, the oil and gas industry and in the mining industry and are processed for applications under the most extreme conditions. We have set ourselves the highest standards with regard to product quality and customer service.

Item Sponsor




Steel Institut VDEh
Steel Institut VDEhhttp://www.stahl-online.de/

Arising from the Association of German Steel Manufacturers (VDEh), the Düsseldorf-based Steel Institute VDEh has been the forum dealing with technical-scientific and technical-economic aspects of the steel industry since 1860. Whereby, in addition to steel producers, both plant manufacturers and other suppliers of the steel industry are also involved. The Steel Institute VDEh currently has about 6,600 members in Germany and abroad, as well as 160 supporting and collaborative member companies in the steel and supplier industry.