The Aerospace business segment is booming at voestalpine AG. BÖHLER production companies in the Special Steel Division together with voestalpine RFC will be demonstrating their competencies at the 2015 Paris Air Show.
Favorable prospects for the aerospace industry
The growth figures indicate a promising future for the aerospace industry and its suppliers. The Global Market Forecast published by Airbus predicts that the world’s fleet of passenger and freight aircraft will double in size by 2033. voestalpine AG will be one of the companies exploiting this potential over the coming years. ” voestalpine is a technology group, making the aerospace industry an important component in the Group’s strategic development. It is intended to increase the share of revenue generated by the Aerospace segment from three percent in the business year 2014/15 to five percent by 2020. The particular drivers behind this development are BÖHLER Edelstahl, BÖHLER Schmiedetechnik, BÖHLER Bleche and Böhler PROFIL, all production companies in the Special Steel Division, together with voestalpine Roll Foll Corporation which is part of the Metal Forming Division and based in the USA,” says Franz Rotter, member of the voestalpine AG Management Board and Head of the Special Steel Division.
"voestalpine is a technology group, making the aerospace industry an important component in the Group's strategic development. It is intended to increase the share of revenue generated by the Aerospace segment from three percent to five percent by 2020."
BÖHLER companies well positioned
Above all, it is serial deliveries to major aircraft manufacturers including Boeing and Airbus which generate excellent levels of revenue. “We are amongst the top five global suppliers,” Michael Stromberger, Aerospace & Automotive Special Grades business unit leader at BÖHLER Edelstahl, is aware. The BÖHLER companies offer a comprehensive portfolio of products. They include materials and components for engines and engine mountings, for the fuselage, wings and tail unit, as well as components for landing gear, doors and hatches. It also covers forgings for the major helicopter programs run by Sikorsky, Airbus Helicopters and AgustaWestland.
"Taking part in the Paris Air Show: we demonstrate that BÖHLER is one of the major players in the market."
Paris Air Show
The Paris Air Show in Le Bourget is the highlight of 2015 for aerospace companies worldwide. Demonstrating presence here is more than simply projecting a positive image. Trust is an indispensable part of business partnerships in the aerospace industry. Being able to look your business partner in the face remains more than a figure of speech at Le Bourget. Here decisions are made regarding long-term partnerships. “Our exhibition stand clearly shows that we are one of the major players in the market,” sums up Michael Stromberger. Eight weeks before the Paris Air Show has even opened he has already scheduled around 20 meetings over the four exhibition days.