ECONOMIC VALUE OF TATA STEEL IJMUIDEN
Tata Steel IJmuiden and Tata Steel Netherlands contribute approximately 6% to the Dutch Gross National Product for industry and are a major employer. We provide approximately 86,000 jobs, of which 11,000 direct, 47,000 indirect and 28,000 induced. As the company considers innovation to be of paramount importance, Tata Steel has more than 300 people in the Research & Development department, where work is done on, among other things, the development of sustainable steel.
For its sustainable transition, Tata Steel IJmuiden will require new employees. Tata Steel's Academy has been an important part of the company for many years, responding to future demand. About 95% of graduates continue to work at Tata Steel for at least 10 years; in 2016, the programme (MBO levels 3 and 4) was the best senior secondary vocational training programme in the Netherlands. Tata Steel's Academy has a 90% pass rate.