Sheffield Steel Timeline
Benjamin Huntsman invents the crucible steel process
Henry Bessemer invents the Bessemer converter furnace.
Harry Brearley invented stainless steel in 1912.
Dr W. H. Hatfield created “Stainless 304” – probably today’s most commonly used stainless steel.
Peter Fish formulates his renowned steel price research method (The Fish Method). Which is still used to this day, forming the basis of the market intelligence that helps companies all over the globe with their steel purchasing.