History

Milestones in the past 20 years

2016 Acquisition of long term service- & distribution-partners Advanced
          Tooling Tek (Shanghai) and Sermetal Barcelona (Spain)
          Ramp-up of voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Center
          in Düsseldorf

2013 voestalpine Edelstahl acquires the Eifeler group of companies – a
         coating specialist. This extends the existing service portfolio
         especially for the tooling industry.

2011
The holding company Böhler-Uddeholm AG is renamed
         voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH.

2007 voestalpine AG acquires Böhler-Uddeholm AG; one year later
         the company is fully integrated into the voestalpine Group as the
         Special Steel Division.

2005 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Buderus Edelstahl in Germany.

2004 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Villares Metals in Brazil.

2003 ÖIAG withdraws completely from Böhler-Uddeholm, which
         becomes a fully privatized company.

1995 Böhler-Uddeholm is partly privatized by making an initial public
         offering on the Vienna Stock Exchange.

1991 Merger of the Austrian Böhler Group and the Swedish Uddeholm
         Group. Böhler Uddeholm AG is founded as the parent company
         under the sole ownership of ÖIAG (Republic of Austria). The roots
         of Böhler and Uddeholm date back to 1446 and 1668.

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