As part of the Group strategy 2020, North America, as well as Asia, is a focus for growth.
voestalpine is currently represented in North America by all its four divisions, with 68 sites and 36 companies, in Canada, Mexico and the USA. Around 2,503 of the voestalpine Group’s almost 46,400 employees work in North America.
To date 8% of revenue is generated in North America, representing around EUR 1 billion. The target for North America is tripling of revenue – an increase from 8% to around 15% – by 2020.
According to the Annual Crude Steel Production 2012 report issued by worldsteel, 8% of the world’s steel in produced in North America. The USA is the largest steel producer in North America and accounts for 5.7% of global steel production.
More data and facts about North America are laid out clearly in the voestalpine in North America infographic: http://bit.ly/1itB49C
Focus on voestalpine in North America
Over the next few months we will be reporting in more detail about voestalpine activities in North America. You’ll find more about voestalpine sites, products and general business topics on the voestalpine platforms:
- Microsite with all information: http://bit.ly/1pomfPs
- Infographic in a total of 12 languages on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/1foS8Ty
- voestalpine Facebook pages: facebook.com/voestalpine and facebook.com/voestalpineKarriere, #NorthAmerica
- Twitter: twitter.com/voestalpine_eng, #NorthAmerica