Our Mission Statement

Where do we intend to go? What do we have to do to get there? What characterizes our way of working?  Our Mission Statement provides answers to these questions and serves as a guideline in the face of increasingly complex economic conditions. The centerpiece of our Mission Statement – our Vision – defines our uppermost objective and is of key significance for the successful advancement of the Acerinox Group.

Our Mission

To create the most appropriate high performance materials for each application, thus contributing to the progress and quality of life of a sustainable society.
This is why we at VDM Metals are particularly competitive and innovative. We count on the experience, skills and motivation of our employees, because they are crucial for our sustainable success.

Our Vision

To become a global supplier that responds to present and future needs with the widest choice of materials, solutions and services, while placing the customer at the centre of our business.
To distinguish ourselves as part of the transition towards a new circular economy through the efficient production of stainless steels and high performance alloys that respect the environment.
This is why we at VDM Metals strengthen our position as globally most attractive provider of solutions, products and services in the world of metallic high performance alloys year by year.

Our Values


  • Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Employer of choice


  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Long-term focus


  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Quality


Acerinox CEO Bernardo Velázquez Herreros

“A company can’t change the world, but it can make a better world for those with whom it interacts.” I wanted to bring back my phrase of a few years ago because, besides still being totally applicable, it perfectly sums up the spirit of the new mission, vision and values that we are about to reveal.” (Read more)​​​​​​​

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