voestalpine Specialty Metals

History

1870 Gebrüder Böhler & Co. is founded in Vienna.
1894 Acquisition of Kapfenberg’s steel mill.
1975 Böhler, Schoeller-Bleckmann and Steirische Gusstahlwerke AG were brought together to “Vereinigte Edelstahlwerke AG” (VEW).
1988 Vereinigte Edelstahlwerke AG is divided to form Böhler GmbH and Schoeller-Bleckmann GmbH.
1990 voest Alpine Stahl AG buys Uddeholm AB.
1991 Merger of the Austrian Böhler and the Swedish Uddeholm to form Böhler Uddeholm AG. The roots of Böhler and Uddeholm date back to 1446 and 1668.
1995 Böhler-Uddeholm is partly privatized by making an initial publicoffering on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
2004 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Villares Metals in Brazil.
2005 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Buderus Edelstahl in Germany.
2007 voestalpine AG acquires Böhler-Uddeholm AG; one year later the company is fully integrated into the voestalpine Group as the Special Steel Division.
2008 Böhler-Uddeholm AG taken over by voestalpine AG.
2011 The holding company Böhler-Uddeholm AG is renamed voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH.
2013 Böhler Pacific is established in Singapore to distribute Böhler material for the oil, gas, aerospace and CPI industry.
2015 UK investment in award winning purpose-built warehouse facility. KASTO system tallest in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.
2016 BÖHLER Specialty Metals UK is formed merging bar, plate and long products with tube and piping previously marketed under Schoeller Bleckmann UK brand.
2017 voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH and Special Steel Division change its name to High Performance Metals GmbH and High Performance Metals Division respectively.
Acquisition of CMP Alloys Scotland
2018 Rebrand of UK business to voestalpine High Performance Metals UK Ltd, from Bohler Uddeholm (UK) Limited.
Established voestalpine Specialty Metals UK Division for greater focus and support for our Oil & Gas sector customers.