12 October 2015
Wolfgang Eder, Chairman of the Management Board of voestalpine AG, will remain Chairman of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) for another year until October 2016. This was announced today in Chicago during the annual conference of the second largest industry association worldwide, which has around 170 association members, representing 85% of global steel production. This is the first time that an incumbent chairman of the organization is reelected.
7 October 2015
On October 9, 2015, the voestalpine Group will celebrate 20 years since its IPO. The first listing of voestalpine shares on the Vienna Stock Exchange in the fall of 1995 marked the start of the Group’s privatization and economic advancement, from a ‘traditional’, nationalized steel producer, to an internationally successful, steel-based technology and capital goods group. Today the Group has almost 50,000 employees worldwide – more than three times as many as in 1995. A special exhibition held at the voestalpine Stahlwelt in Linz entitled “20 years on the stock exchange” highlights the key milestones in this development.
1 October 2015
Energy-intensive companies are steadily moving out of Germany and Austria. This is the conclusion of a current study by the German Handelsblatt Research Institute, undertaken on behalf of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and voestalpine AG. According to the study, energy-intensive industries are directly investing more abroad whilst letting their capital stock shrink at home.
28 September 2015
In light of the refugee crisis in Europe, voestalpine AG is providing immediate support for specific projects run by the Caritas Austria and Doctors Without Borders aid organizations.
14 September 2015
The voestalpine Group has secured another major contract in the pipeline segment of today’s highly competitive energy sector. voestalpine Grobblech GmbH, a company in the Group’s Steel Division, will deliver 95,000 tons of premium linepipe plates for the IGD-E natural gas project in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.
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