Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group with about 37,000 employees with a strong commitment to enhancing customer productivity, profitability, and sustainability. Sandvik is the leading Swedish steel company, their products and history are integral to the SSY design. Sandvik began innovating steel over 150 years ago, about 100 years ago Sandvik developed stainless steel and are the patent owners of super-duplex and hyper-duplex steel.
Linde Group is a leading global industrial gas and engineering company with over 80,000 employees in over 200 locations. In 2018, Praxair and Linde AG came together to create Linde PLC. Linde PLC has developed and produced a unique welding gas, exclusively for SSY. The gas effectively reduces the ozone generated during welding while optimizing welding quality and productivity.
Outokumpu is a global leader in stainless steel and has expertise in making advanced materials with about 11,000 employees in over 30 countries around the world. Outokumpu is the only company in Europe that can cold roll steel to meet SSY’s specifications. The hull’s outer plates and frames are built with Outokumpu’s stainless super-duplex steel FORTA 2507.