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World’s most advanced special steel plant

After more than two years of planning, today the final location decision was taken during the Supervisory Board meeting of voestalpine AG: the most advanced special steel plant in the world, representing an investment of EUR 330 to 350 million and designed to supply the most demanding customer segments, will be erected in Kapfenberg, Austria, where it will replace the existing plant from 2021. Securing around 3,000 jobs in Styria, this major investment by the High Performance Metals Division of the voestalpine Group marks a technological milestone in the manufacture of pioneering high-performance steels for the international aerospace, automotive, and oil & gas industries.

Work will begin on structural preparations right next to the current works premises for the EUR 330 to 350 million investment before the end of this year. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held in 2018, and after three years of construction the high-tech plant is scheduled to commence operations in 2021, replacing the current Böhler special steel plant in Kapfenberg.

Technology & Innovation Leader "The most modern stainless steel plant in the world"

The most modern stainless steel plant in the world is currently built at the site of voestalpine Böhler Edelstahl in Kapfenberg. With this investment, voestalpine is further expanding its leading global position as a technology and industrial goods group with high-end products for the most demanding customer segments.

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