Gold medal for Granite® Ultramat


BUDMA FAIR in Poznań is one of the most important events for the construction industry. During this year edition about 1000 exhibitors were present, ArcelorMittal was one of them. This is the place where new products are presented and can receive awards. Granite® Ultramat, coated shet produced in Świętochłowice was awarded Gold Medal.

Granite® Ultramat is the latest addition to ArcelorMittal’s Granite® range of pre-painted steels for outdoor building applications. It has an ultra-modern organic coating and allows to form the most difficult shapes of roofing products, even at low temperatures. Manufactured in the Polish ArcelorMittal steelworks of Swietochlowice as well as in Eisehüttenstadt (Germany), it has just been awarded a MTP Gold Medal, one of the most recognizable awards on the Polish market.

Granite® Ultramat is designed specifically for roofing, and its many advantages over competing products have convinced the Competition Jury:

Flexible at low temperature: Granite® Ultramat withstands cold storage during winter while keeping its flexibility. Profiling in cold conditions has been drastically improved.

Surface robustness: the scratch and fretting performance of Granite® Ultramat has been drastically improved compared with previous generations

Sustainable: as part of ArcelorMittal’s Nature range, Granite® Ultramat does not contain any harmful substances and is fully compliant with Europe’s REACH regulations. Furthermore, at the end of its lifecycle, Granite® Ultramat is 100% recyclable, just like all other steel products

Tomasz Plaskura is Chief Marketing Officer for Eastern Europe at ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products.

He comments: "The high quality and flexible paint system of Granite® Ultramat outperforms classic roofing products in corrosion and UV resistance. Offered guarantees are of up to 20 years on non-perforation, and up to 15 years for non-delamination. This makes Granite® Ultramat not only an aesthetic, but also cost-effective and sustainable steel solution for roofs".