Press Release

RHI Magnesita named finalist for the American Metal Market’s Award for Steel Excellence

27. April 2018

RHI Magnesita has been named a finalist for the renowned American Metal Market’s Award for Steel Excellence in the category of Raw Materials/Consumables Provider of the Year. The American Metal Market Award is one of the most prestigious awards program for the global steel industry and recognizes world-class innovation and excellence in steel industry throughout the whole supply chain and by key partners to the industry.

The nomination alone is already a recognition of the excellent results obtained in the Full Line Service-work for Outokumpu Americas. The basis for this success is the long-term, constant and intensive cooperation with the customer by working hand-in-hand directly at the customer’s plant to guarantee sustainable optimization of refractory material management and joint success.

The award ceremony will take place on June 26, 2018 in New York.

About American Metal Market Awards for Steel Excellence

For the past eight years, American Metal Market has presented the Awards for Steel Excellence, which is one of the most prestigious and recognizable awards programs for the global steel industry. The awards have recognized world-class innovation and excellence in steel and related industries for companies throughout the steel supply chain and by key partners to the industry. The 2018 award program will feature 16 distinct categories. Categories are dedicated to all segments of the steel industry – from scrap companies and raw materials/consumables providers, to steel producers, tube and pipe producers, and service centers. Winners are selected by a panel of judges with extensive steel industry leadership experience.


About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and solutions which are indispensable for industrial high-temperature processes exceeding 1,200°C in a wide range of industries, including steel, cement, non-ferrous metals and glass. With a vertically integrated value chain, from raw materials to refractory products and full performance-based solutions, RHI Magnesita serves more than 10,000 customers in nearly all countries around the world.  The Company has broad geographic diversification with more than 14,000 employees in 35 main production sites and more than 70 sales offices. RHI Magnesita intends to use its global leadership position in terms of revenue, greater scale, complementary product portfolio and diversified geographic presence around the world to target opportunistically those countries and regions benefitting from more dynamic economic growth prospects. 

Its shares have a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: RHIM) and are a constituent of the FTSE 250 index.  For more information please visit:


RHI Magnesita N.V.
Stefan Rathausky, Head of Corporate Communications
Tel +43 50213-6059