ResponsibleSteel has awarded ArcelorMittal Spain a certificate for developing high quality standards for steel production at its Zaragoza plant, the steelmaker said. The division produces various types of components with special characteristics using high-quality laser-welded steel blanks for the automotive sector.
“This achievement has brought us great satisfaction as we have been selected as a pilot plant among all European subsidiaries division of Tailored Blanks, and after all the efforts we were able to meet all the required standards,” says ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks. Zaragoza Operations Director Tomas Ramos.
The certification process included an independent audit by the Norwegian company Det Norske Veritas (DNV) for one year.
The plant becomes the fifth ArcelorMittal site in Spain to be certified as ResponsibleSteel.
This certification was created in 2019 and is based on 12 environmental, social and governance criteria. It focuses not only on decarbonization processes, but also on respect for human rights, labor rights and local communities, as well as a broader range of ESG principles.