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The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research organisation, which serves as the world forum on various aspects of the international stainless steel industry. ISSF was founded in 1996.

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Clean Cooking with Stainless Steel


Chronic exposure to smoke from traditional cooking practices is one of the world’s biggest killers. This brochure explains why stainless steel is part of the solution for this problem. It highlights the health and environmental effects and then introduces different kind of alternative stoves that can be used like forced air stoves or solar cooking stoves.

Update of Stainless Steel Statistics available


ISSF has updated the Stock Cycle Review and Demand Index data

Stainless steel production reaches 20.9 million metric tons in the First Half Year of 2014


ISSF has released figures for HY1 2014 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 10.6% year–on–year to 20.9 million metric tons (mmt). Production increased in all regions except for Central and Eastern Europe.

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