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Metal Forming Division

The Metal Forming Division is a leading global provider of high-quality metal processing solutions, particularly special tubes and sections, special strip steel, as well as complex components for the automotive industry.


The Metal Forming Division is a leading global manufacturer of welded tubes and hollow sections, open special sections, as well as custom-made special tubes and precision parts, which are of the highest quality. The division provides the automotive industry and well-respected suppliers with a complete range of pressed parts in the body-in-white segment as well as highly innovative structural components. Additionally, it produces cold-rolled special strip steel with a high degree of dimensional stability, extremely tight tolerances, and excellent surface qualities. The division is also a provider of sophisticated product solutions in the segments of high-bay warehouses, system racks and road safety and also operates in the energy and heating industry.


The division’s flexible, mid-sized units have the expertise to provide their customers with fast solutions to problems in all phases of the development and production process. Among their customers are practically all of the leading manufacturers in the automotive and automotive supply industries, with a definite focus on the premium segment, as well as numerous companies in the commercial vehicle, construction, storage, energy, and (agricultural) machinery industries. The division maintains long-term customer relationships with most of its key customers—as does the voestalpine Group overall—and offers the advantage of customer-oriented research as well as a unique combination of material and processing expertise.

Key figures of the Metal Forming Division
(in millions of euros; as of business year 2012/13)

Revenue 2,310.2
EBIT 167.6
EBIT margin 7.3 %
Employees 10,853



The companies of the Metal Forming Division are categorized into five business units:

Business unit Tubes & Sections

 Global manufacturer of innovative, high-quality tubes, profiles and cold-drawn precision steel tubes

voestalpine Krems GmbH www.voestalpine.com/krems
SADEF N.V. www.sadef.be 
Metsec plc www.metsec.com
Roll Forming Corporation www.voestalpine.com/rfc
voestalpine Präzisionsprofil GmbH www.voestalpine.com/praezisionsprofil
voestalpine Profilform s.r.o. www.voestalpine.com/profilform-cz
ZAO voestalpine Arkada Profil www.arkada.ru
Profilafroid S.A. www.profilafroid.com
Sociètè Automatique de Profilage (SAP) S.A.S. www.sapgisors.com
voestalpine Meincol S.A. www.meincol.com.br
voestalpine Rotec www.voestalpine.com/rotec


Business unit Automotive Body Parts

Direct supplier of innovative and high-quality body-in-white and structural parts as well as laser-welded blanks to the automotive industry

voestalpine Polynorm www.voestalpine.com/polynorm
voestalpine Stamptec www.voestalpine.com/stamptec
voestalpine Europlatinen www.voestalpine.com/europlatinen


Business unit Precision Strip

Producer of cold-rolled special strip steel with a high degree of dimensional stability and excellent surface qualities

BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM Precision Strip www.bohler-strip.com


Business unit Material Handling

Provider of sophisticated product solutions in the segments of high-bay warehouses and system racks

voestalpine Krems Finaltechnik GmbH www.voestalpine.com/finaltechnik
Nedcon Magazijninrichting BV www.nedcon.com
voestalpine Straßensicherheit GmbH www.voestalpine.com/strassensicherheit


Business unit Flamco

Producer of high-quality components for heating and portable water installations 

Flamco www.flamcogroup.com


About voestalpine The voestalpine Group is a steel-based technology and capital goods group that operates worldwide. With its top-quality products, the Group is one of the leading partners to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and to the oil and gas industries worldwide.
50 Countries on all 5 continents
500 Group companies and locations
46,400 Employees worldwide
Earnings FY 2012/13
11.5 Billion Revenue
1.45 Billion EBITDA
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