Duisburg Germany headquartered leading European steel processor & distributor Klöckner & Co has handed over an initial tranche of CO2-reduced steel to Siemens. In total, the company has delivered around 40 tonn3s of green steel to two Siemens plants in Frankfurt and Cham in Germany through its subsidiary Becker Stahl-Service. Official handover of the first batches took place at Siemens subsidiary Alpha Verteilertechnik in Cham. The steel in question is galvanized sheet steel that Siemens Smart Infrastructure will test in the manufacture of switchgear and power distribution systems. The steel products supplied fall within the two most sustainable categories PRO & and PRIME in the Nexigen categorization for green steel developed by Klöckner & Co. This means that CO2 emissions during production were over 80% lower compared with conventional steel production.Becker Stahl-Service is one of the largest service centers in Europe in the flat steel sector, supplying customers with wide band, slit strip, rectangular plates, blanks and trapezoid blanks of the highest quality. The company takes an active part in shaping the path to a sustainable steel industry. Building sustainable business models is a central part of Klöckner & Co’s strategy. Under Nexigen, the company offers transparent, CO2-reduced solutions in the areas of materials, operations and logistics. In this way, Klöckner & Co ensures complete transparency for its customers regarding their CO2footprint from raw material extraction to production. Combining this with a comprehensive range of logistics and circularity solutions as well as Sustainable Advisory Services, Klöckner & Co supports its customers in building sustainable supply chains.Both Klöckner & Co and Siemens have set themselves ambitious sustainability targets. To this end, the two companies intend to expand their cooperation. One of the aims of the partnership is to open up access to larger quantities of green steel for Siemens.