AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke Dillingen steel plant

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AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke Dillingen steel plant (also known as Dillinger, Dillinger Hütte, and Roheisenerzeugung Dillingen) is a 2760-thousand tonnes per annum (ttpa) blast furnace-basic oxygen furnace (BF-BOF) steel plant in Saarland, in Germany. AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke Dillingen steel plant operates a blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF).


The map below shows the exact location of the steel plant in Dillengen, in Germany.

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In August 2020, AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke Dillingen announced the start of Germany's first hydrogen-based steel production plant via the blast furnace route.[1]

Plant Details

  • Alternative plant names: Dillinger, Dillinger Hütte, Roheisenerzeugung Dillingen
  • Location: AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke, Werkstraße 1, 66763 Dillingen/Saar, Germany[2]
  • GPS Coordinates: 49.353884, 6.746603 (exact)
  • Plant status: operating[3]
  • Parent company: SHS Stahl Holding Saar GmbH & Co KgaA [57.2%]; ArcelorMittal SA [33.4%]; Saarstahl AG [9.4%][3]
  • Parent company PermID: 5040192402 [57.2%]; 5000030092 [33.4%]; 4296258509 [9.4%]
  • Owner: Aktien Gesellschaft der Dillinger Huettenwerke Societe Anonyme des Forges et Acieries de Dilling[3]
  • Owner company PermID: 5000074757
  • Crude steel production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 2760.0
    • Basic oxygen furnace / Blast furnace (BOF/BF): 2760[4]
  • Crude Iron production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum): 4790
    • Pig iron/hot metal: 4790[4]
  • Steel product category: semi-finished; finished rolled[5]
  • Steel products: non-alloy structural steels; normalised fine-grained structural steels; thermomechanically rolled fine-grained steels; high-strength quenched & tempered fine-grained steels; high-temperature steels Heavy-plate products; cryogenic steels; weathering-resistant steels; case-hardening & quenching & tempering steels; security steels; tool & mould steels; wear-resistant steels; sour-gas-resistant steels; offshore steels; linepipe steels[6]
  • Steel sector end users: automotive; building and infrastructure; energy; tools and machinery[7]
  • Workforce size: 3925[3]
  • ISO14001 certification year: 2019[8]
  • ISO50001 certification year: 2021[9]
  • Main production equipment: blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF)[3]
  • Detailed production equipment: coking plant; 2 sinter plant; 2 BF (#4 (began in 1974; relined in 2016); #5 (began in 1985; relined in 2010); #3 (mothballed; began in 1965; relined in 2002)); 2 BOF (190-tonne each)[3][10]

Articles and Resources


  1. It’s all systems go for the green transformation, Dillinger, Aug. 21, 2020
  2. News & Information, Dillinger, Retrieved on: Mar. 9, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 The Dillinger Group, Dillinger, Retrieved on: Mar. 9, 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Map of EU Steel Production" (PDF). Eurofer. 2019-11-13. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  5. "Products". Dillinger. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  6. "Heavy Plate". Dillinger. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  7. "Applications of Products". Dillinger. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  8. "Integrated Management System". Dillinger. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  9. "Energy Management". Dillinger. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  10. "Production Data". Rogesa. Retrieved 2022-03-17.

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