In September 2013 the Böhler Welding Group, the leading manufacturer of welding fillers, was completely incorporated into the voestalpine Group: the Böhler Welding Group has become voestalpine Böhler Welding.
voestalpine Böhler Welding (formerly the Böhler Welding Group) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of welding fillers for industrial welding and brazing processes. The company has a global presence with 40 subsidiaries in 28 countries. voestalpine Böhler Welding supplies welding fillers for industries with highly demanding technical challenges, such oil & gas, pipelines, chemical, power generation, transportation & automotive, maintenance & repair, and brazing industries. By bringing together voestalpine and Böhler Welding, customers profit from a single source of welding and steel competence, and from complete solutions combining steel and welding fillers.
The company bundles its core competencies under three major brands. Customers are offered focused products and expertise to meet their own specific requirements:
- Böhler Welding (joint welding)
- UTP Maintenance (repair and contract welding) and
- Fontargen Brazing (brazing technologies)
An overview of the brands:
1) Böhler Welding
The Böhler Welding product brands each have a long, international history. Combining them under the “Böhler Welding” brand unites the individual products within a complete product portfolio. The Böhler Welding product portfolio encompasses more than 2,000 products for joint welding in all common arc welding processes. The product lines are:
- Böhler Welding
- Avesta Welding
2) UTP Maintenance
The UTP Maintenance product brand is a merger of the UTP and Soudokay brands. The portfolio of services includes repair welding, maintenance protectivity (hardfacings) and corrosion protection (cladding). UTP Maintenance produces and supplies customizes welding fillers for unalloyed and fine-grained structural steels, low-grade alloyed steels, rust-proof, acid-proof, and heat-proof steels, nickel-based alloys, cast iron, copper and copper alloys, manganese steels, tool steels, and cobalt steels.
UTP Maintenance products help customers raise productivity levels. Protection levels, as well as the useful life of products and their performance, all increase.
3) Fontargen Brazing
The Fontargen Brazing brand was established in 1961, developing over the decades to become a leading supplier to the brazing industry. Fontargen Brazing offers brazing competence with high quality welding fillers for flame brazing, furnace brazing (inert gas/vacuum), induction brazing, resistance brazing and laser beam brazing.
The Fontargen Brazing product programme includes welding consumables such as brazing foils, brazing rods and wires, brazing pastes and brazing preform parts.
New website online
In addition to personal consultations, voestalpine Böhler Welding is also actively using digital media; the new website is available in 14 languages and incorporates numerous service functions, lots of technical information and details of contact persons in specialist areas: www.voestalpine.com/welding