Commercial vehicles and buses

Less weight, lower costs, more stability and higher safety levels for solutions in the commercial vehicle industry

Experience forms efficiency. For more than 25 years, we have set the pace as a leading supplier to the commercial vehicle and bus industry. Where maximum safety and highest stability are required in ever lighter structures, our customers rely on high-quality automotive components and concerted expertise in the commercial vehicle customer segment.

Services form success. With our specialized companies and our customer-focused solutions, we provide more possibilities in function and design as well as reduced assembly time and cost due to our

  • Comprehensive technological expertise for commercial vehicles
  • Innovative development support
  • "Just-in-time“ and "just-in-sequence" delivery
  • International presence

Technology forms solutions: From perfected tube and section solutions for automotive components such as door frames, crossmembers, roof structures, A-columns, sidemembers and complex body assemblies, we combine light-weight design and highest stability with long service life and economic customized solutions.

Our expertise and technologies:
Development and manufacturing of end-treated sidemembers: Whether it be conical tapered ends, pressed or open beveled ends or complete sidemembers with all punched holes, chassis identification number, end-finishing by sandblasting and cathodic-dip coating, we offer ready-to-install solutions in convincing quality to our customers.

Customized tube and section solutions: Developed, rollformed and further processed according to customer specification, for ready-to-install applications in functional areas as well as safety components.

Development and production of cold-rolled punched and formed parts as well as ready-to-install assemblies and safety/impact-protection components made of steel and aluminium: A wide range of different materials is processed in the most modern production facilities into crossmembers, holders, stiffeners, etc.

Laser-welded blanks: Development, optimization and large-scale serial production of tailor-welded blanks with non-linear welded joints and integrated variable thickness transitions as well as ultra-high-strength blanks.

Companies in the Metal Forming Division with specialized services for the commercial vehicle industry:

voestalpine Sadef, specialist in open and closed tailor-made steel sections with headquarters in Gits, Belgium.
voestalpine Krems, European market leader in the field of cold-rolled steel tubes and sections.
voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation, with locations in Kentucky, Indiana and Pennsylvania, the voestalpine tube and section manufacturer in the United States.
voestalpine Meincol, Brazil's leading manufacturer of special tubes and sections.
voestalpine Profilform (China), the voestalpine roll former for markets in Eastern Asia, headquarters in Suzhou, China.
voestalpine Automotive Components Bunschoten B.V., tier-1 supplier specialized in body parts with centers in Germany and The Netherlands.
voestalpine Automotive Components Dettingen GmbH, development and manufacturing of ready-to-install punched and formed parts and assemblies with headquarters in Dettingen, Germany.
voestalpine Automotive Components Linz GmbH, innovation leader in tailor-welded blanks with headquarters in Linz, Austria.
voestalpine Rotec Group, specialist in the field of precision tube components based on cold-drawn tubes with headquarters in Krieglach, Austria.

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