SSAB and John Deere Forestry Oy have signed a letter of intent on deliveries of fossil-free steel from 2026 onwards.

John Deere Forestry Oy will replace some of the steel used in the manufacture of forest machinery with sustainably made steel from 2026 onwards. John Deere Forestry Oy's sustainability target for sustainably manufactured products is 65% by 2030.

"We at SSAB, we are excited to work with forward-looking professionals. Cooperation makes it easier to develop a sustainable value chain and we have a common goal to build a path towards a fossil-free future," says Lotta Ruottinen, Sales Director at SSAB Europe.

For further information, please contact:
Lotta Ruottinen, SSAB Europe, Sales Director, +358 50 314 3415,



SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company that builds a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world through value added steel products and services. Working with our partners, SSAB has developed SSAB Fossil-free™ steel and plans to reinvent the value chain from the mine to the end customer, largely eliminating carbon dioxide emissions from our own operations. SSAB Zero™, a largely carbon emission-free steel based on recycled steel, further strengthens SSAB's leadership position and our comprehensive, sustainable offering independent of the raw material. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries and production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the US. SSAB is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and has a secondary listing on Nasdaq Helsinki. Join us on our journey!, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, X and YouTube.,c3959165,c3287318

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