Metal Forming Division

The Metal Forming Division is voestalpine’s center of competence for highly refined sections, tubes and precision strip steel products as well as for ready-to-install system components made of pressed, stamped and roll-formed parts. Its combination of material expertise and processing competence, which is unparalleled throughout the industry, and its global presence make this division the preferred partner to customers who are looking for innovation and quality.


The Metal Forming Division is a leading global manufacturer of custom-tailored special tubes and sections and precision steel tubes, which are of the highest quality. The division provides the automotive industry and well-respected suppliers with forward-looking automotive body parts for lightweight solutions. Additionally, it produces cold-rolled precision strip steel for demanding applications. Moreover, the division is well known as a provider of intelligent rack system solutions for complex logistics challenges.


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 an international presence as well as a unique combination of material expertise and processing competence.

Key figures of the Metal Forming Division

(in millions of euros; as of business year 2015/16)

Revenue 2,224.9
EBIT 194.5
EBIT margin 8.7 %
Employees 10,470


voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH based in Krems, is the lead company in the Metal Forming Division:

voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH

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

Business Unit Tubes & Sections

Customized special tubes and sections, with a global presence.

voestalpine Krems GmbH
voestalpine Sadef nv
voestalpine Metsec plc
voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation
voestalpine Präzisionsprofil GmbH
voestalpine Profilform s.r.o.
voestalpine Profilafroid; voestalpine S.A.P.
voestalpine Meincol S.A.
voestalpine Rotec Group
voestalpine Profilform (China) Co., Ltd.

Business Unit Automotive Components

Innovative automotive components for lightweight solutions.

voestalpine Automotive Components Dettingen GmbH
voestalpine Automotive Components Schwäbisch Gmünd GmbH & Co. KG
voestalpine Automotive Components Bunschoten B.V.
voestalpine Automotive Components Linz GmbH

Business Unit Precision Strip

Leading competence in precision strip steel for demanding applications.

voestalpine Precision Strip Group

Business Unit Warehouse & Rack Solutions

Intelligent rack system solutions for complex logistical tasks.

voestalpine Krems Finaltechnik GmbH
Nedcon Magazijninrichting BV