Salzgitter Mannesmann International (USA), is part of The Salzgitter Group, which is comprised of more than 80 domestic and international subsidiaries and shareholdings. It is among the leading European steel and technology groups with external sales totaling approximately 4.7 billion, crude steel production exceeding 8 million metric tons and over 18,000 employees. In the flat rolled products segment the Group ranks among the top 5 producers in Europe. Salzgitter is included in the MDAX equity index presented by Deutsche B rse AG, putting the company among the top 100 German stock corporations. As the management holding company, Salzgitter AG stands at the head of the five Steel, Trading, Processing, Services and Tubes divisions. This structure fosters the development of the individual business enterprises by promoting decentralized competences and responsibilities and provides an organizational basis for the Group's continued growth. Salzgitter Mannesmann International (USA) maintains a location in Houston.