ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. We have the largest global production capacity of any steel company in the world. For this reason, we take sustainability seriously. We also believe our sustainability practices are second to none in the steel industry. We know our steel has a major role to play in the sustainability of our world. Subsequently, sustainability has a major role to play in our company’s future and success.
Our footprint in the United States accounts for more than 20 percent of the nation’s steelmaking capacity. ArcelorMittal operates 27 facilities in 13 of the United States, employing more than 18,000. Our non-industrial presence extends to 14 states and the District of Columbia. In 2016, ArcelorMittal produced nearly 15 million tons of raw steel in the United States. Our products are used in a broad range of steel products in the automotive, construction, pipe and tube, appliance, container, energy and machinery markets.
We are dedicated to producing safe, sustainable steel. That promise means we create a sustainable future for our company, the planet and its inhabitants. For generations, steel has played an important role in sustainability and quality of life for people around the world. Today, and in the future, steel can drive solutions and innovations to move society forward.