As the technology provider of the MIDREX® Process we design, build and service Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) plants.

The MIDREX® Process is unsurpassed in the industry in terms of production and process flexibility to meet the constantly evolving nature of steelmakers and ore-based metallics providers. Our goal is to ensure long-term success for our clients and support the entire lifecycle of DR plants. Therefore, after plant commissioning, the partnership continues through our aftermarket group, known as Midrex Global Solutions.

The company’s headquarters and research and technology development center are located in Charlotte, NC, USA. Midrex Technologies also has offices in the United Kingdom, China, India, and Dubai.

Midrex is wholly owned by Kobe Steel, Ltd.

MIDREX® Plant Life Cycle

Plant Cycle Chart

Our Purpose is To Love and Serve Others

Our Mission, Vision, & Values

Our Vision & Mission

To make MIDREX® the most valuable and reliable source of iron for the steel industry:

  • Provide technologies and services that are innovative and sustainable
  • Pursue excellence
  • Exceed expectations

Core Values


Act honestly and fairly for the good of all.


Be dedicated to the success of customers, the well being of teammates, and the growth of Midrex.


Be actively engaged, respect and trust others, accept responsibility, learn from mistakes, and share credit for achievements.


Do your best in every situation and produce a quality of work that sets a high standard for the industry.


Be a pioneer in the industry and think creatively toward our future.

Midrex Gives Back

Since 1974, Midrex has been committed to doing our part to strengthen our community, represent our corporate values publicly, and provide our employees an opportunity to connect with the causes that matter to them. Today, dozens of local nonprofit organizations benefitting cancer, children, and veterans will continue to receive hundreds of thousands of dollars through our charitable contributions. ​

Our community engagement initiatives are grounded in our core values of integrity, commitment, teamwork, quality, and innovation. Through our various programs​, we are able to give back through annual giving in the local community, employee-requested charitable giving, and team volunteer grants.

Environmental, Health and Safety Assurance

Midrex Technologies, Inc. recognizes the importance of protecting the environment and conserving natural resources. Throughout its history, Midrex has been proactive in increasing the efficiency, productivity, and reliability of its processes while reducing their environmental impact. MIDREX® Plants are designed to minimize water, noise, and air pollution, and to meet applicable WorldBank standards, as well as local emissions and environmental standards regardless of location.

Maintaining a healthy and safe work environment is a top priority of Midrex and a daily goal of its employees. Midrex works with its Construction Partners and Process Licensees to implement and maintain an up-to-date safety program, with the goal of zero work-related injuries and illnesses. Midrex follows the regulations set forth by Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 1910 & 1926 and strives for excellence in safety by continuously reviewing and updating information pertaining to facilities and by training employees on a regular basis.

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