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voestalpine wins two “Steel”-Awards

17 October 2011 | 

At the farewell dinner to close the 45th annual steel industry conference in Paris, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) hosted its second Steel Awards ceremony. The trophies, known as Steelies, were awarded in seven categories.

voestalpine is proud to announce the achievement of two Steelies in the categories “Steel Industry website of the year” and the “Industry communicator of the year” which is dedicated to CEO Wolfgang Eder.

Category 1: Steel Industry website of the year: voestalpine –  
(Final nominations – AISI, Dongkuk Steel, Rautaruukki, Severstal, Tata Steel, voestalpine)

Category 7: Industry communicator of the year: Wolgang Eder, voestalpine AG
(Final nominations - Hajime Bada, Wolfgang Eder, Lakshmi Mittal, Paolo Rocca, John Surma)

The Steelies winners were selected through nominations by member companies to the relevant worldsteel committees followed by final selection by expert panels. Communicator of the year is selected by direct vote.

For more information and all categories and winners please follow this link:

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world. worldsteel represents approximately 170 steel producers (including 18 of the world's 20 largest steel companies), national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. worldsteel members represent around 85% of the world's steel.