Aperam Stainless Belgium Genk steel plant

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Aperam Stainless Belgium Genk steel plant, also known as Allegheny-Longdoz, ALZ steelworks, Aperam - Genk, ArcelorMittal Stainless (predecessor), Ugine & ALZ (U&A) (predecessor), is an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Genk, Limburg, Belgium.


The map below shows the exact location of the plant in Genk, Limburg, Belgium:

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  • Location: Swinnenwijerweg 5, Industriegebied Genk Zuid - Zone 6A, 3600 Genk, Belgium
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 50.933973, 5.511494 (exact)


Aperam was created as a spin off of ArcelorMittal.[1] The primary shareholder of Aperam is HSBC Trust Ltd., of which Mr. Lakshmi N. Mittal (CEO of ArcelorMittal), Ms. Usha Mittal, and their children are the beneficiaries.[2]

Steel production at the Aperam Stainless Belgium Genk steel plant is scrap-based.[3]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
Operating[4] 1970[5] 1138[6]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Parent company GEM ID Owner Owner company PermID Owner company GEM ID
Aperam SA [100.0%] 5001428593 [100%] E100000130966 [100%] Aperam Stainless Belgium NV[7] 5000047720 E100000130918

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products ISO 14001 Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
semi-finished; finished rolled[8] stainless steel, slabs, cold rolled products[8] 2021[9] EAF[10] 2 EAF[11][12]

Table 4: Crude Steel Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum)

*Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for an explanation of the different capacity operating statuses.
Capacity operating status* Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
operating 1200 TTPA[6][12][6][12] 1200 TTPA[6][12][6][12]

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  1. Annual Report 2019, Aperam, 2020
  2. Shareholding Structure, Aperam, Retrieved on: Jul. 16, 2020
  3. Aperam, Chatelet Stahlwerk, Stahl Seite, Retrieved on: Jul. 16, 2020
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125061330/https://www.aperam.com/about-us/plants/. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1243429/000090342310000713/arcelormittal6k-ex993_1216.htm. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 https://web.archive.org/web/20220320140115/https://www.aperam.com/about-us/plants/genk/. Archived from the original on 20 March 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20230514110502/https://www.aperam.com/sites/default/files/documents/Annual%20Report%202019.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 May 2023. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. 8.0 8.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220119171100/https://www.aperam.com/about-us/plants/. Archived from the original on 19 January 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220318144337/https://www.aperam.com/sites/default/files/documents/ISO14001%20GNK%20val%20%202024.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 March 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. https://web.archive.org/web/20220113195704/http://www.stahlseite.de/aperam.htm. Archived from the original on 13 January 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20211230055830/https://www.aperam.com/sites/default/files/documents/%20Annual%20Report%202019.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 December 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220318115528/https://www.eurofer.eu/assets/Uploads/Map-20191113_Eurofer_SteelIndustry_Rev3-has-stainless.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 March 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)