Salzgitter AG engages in the production of steel and steel products. It operates through the following business units: Strip Steel, Plate/Section Steel, Energy, Trading, and Technology. The Strip Steel unit produces high-grade special and branded steels. The Plate/Section Steel unit offers high-grade heavy plates. The Energy unit covers seamless tubes, seam-and spiral-welded large-diameter pipes, stainless steel tubes, as well as seamless and welded precision tubes. The Trading unit handles sales network and global trading companies and sales offices. The Technology unit focuses on machinery and plants for the filling and packaging of beverages. The company was founded on September 6, 1858 and is headquartered in Salzgitter, Germany.