Mission Statement YOUNITED

Salzgitter AG enjoys one of the richest traditions among Germanys conglomerates. Its future focus is set firmly on steel and technology. Through internal and external growth, the Salzgitter Group has become an innovative power in the international steel industry. We aspire to rank and to remain among the best in steel and in technology.

Our workforce and our management alike are committed to achieving this goal. To guide them on their way, they have developed a mission statement comprising their vision of themselves, their principal aims and corporate philosophy.

Putting this corporate mission into practice and realizing the aims and the corporate philosophy it embodies is a demanding task, yet it is one to which every individual employee feels bound. Our mission statement and corporate philosophy are signposts to the ambitious goals the Salzgitter Group has set itself. We accept a commitment to honor and abide by the letter and the spirit of the law and by ethical values.

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We accept our responsibility towards society and take a long-term view in the pursuit of our goals.


We create scope for new ideas, allow controversial discussions and have the courage to tread new paths.

Group-wide Cooperation

We know who we are and take pride in our capabilities. We regard our diversity as our strength. As part of the Salzgitter Group, we constitute a community of success. Our first-choice products are the ones we manufacture ourselves. Everything we do is geared towards the Group’s success.

Achieving more together

Customer Orientation

Our customers and their needs are our first priority.


We keep our promises. We take responsibility for our actions. We treat each other respectfully and honestly.

Fairness and a spirit of partnership

We cultivate an open-minded and appreciative approach to our interpersonal behavior. Divergent opinions are considered carefully in the best interests of the company and its partners. We place our trust in the abilities of others and treat them with respect. The full and frank discussion of problems and conflicts enables us to learn from one another.