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  • 22 March 2013

    voestalpine AG Management Board again appointed for a five-year term of office

    At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of voestalpine AG extended the terms of office for all five members of the Management Board, which are expiring as of March 31, 2014, for another five years; the assigned areas of responsibility remain unchanged.

  • 18 March 2013

    Offers to exchange hybrid bond received from more than 2/3 of bondholders

    In order to optimize its financing portfolio, voestalpine AG has invited all holders of the hybrid bond 2007 to submit offers for an exchange into the new hybrid bond 2013 with a volume of up to EUR 500 million.

  • 15 March 2013

    voestalpine focuses on internationalization in the Special Steel segment

    The global steelmaking, technology, and industrial goods Group voestalpine is continuing to expand its leadership in the global Special Steel segment. The Special Steel Division, headed by Franz Rotter, has acquired a majority stake in the Düsseldorf-based Eifeler Group, with annual revenues of around EUR 50 million and 330 employees. The division has also acquired two companies in China, Rieckermann Steeltech in Shanghai, and P.M.Technology in Shenzehn, with around 100 employees. The Special Steel Division’s revenue target is EUR 5 billion by 2020.

  • 13 March 2013

    voestalpine constructing direct reduction plant in Texas, USA

    The decision on the location of the voestalpine Group’s direct reduction plant in North America has been made. The plant will be constructed on the La Quinta Trade Gateway in San Patricio County, just outside the city of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. The air permit application is currently being submitted to the federal and state environmental authorities. It is estimated that the process will take around 15 months. The planned facilities are designed for an annual capacity of around two million tons of HBI (hot briquetted iron) and DRI (direct reduced iron). The investment volume is around EUR 550 million and, once operational, the plant will staff around 150 employees. The plant is due to begin operations in early 2016.

  • 1 March 2013

    Investigations of the German Federal Cartel Office

    voestalpine hereby announces that the offices of its German subsidiary voestalpine Deutschland GmbH in Munich were searched yesterday by the Federal Cartel Office due to alleged violation of antitrust law regarding steel deliveries to the German automotive industry. voestalpine supports the investigation of the authority.

  • 25 February 2013

    voestalpine AG: Offer to exchange the hybrid bond 2007

    voestalpine AG is inviting all holders of the hybrid bond issued in October 2007 to offer voestalpine AG an exchange of their existing holdings for a new hybrid bond on a 1:1 basis. The issue volume of the new hybrid bond is a maximum of EUR 500 million. Offers can be made from February 25 to March 13, 2013. The invitation is directed solely to existing holders of the hybrid bond 2007 and is intended to optimize the financing portfolio of voestalpine AG. Therefore, new investors cannot subscribe to this new hybrid bond issue.

  • 7 February 2013

    The voestalpine Group demonstrates a high degree of stability despite challenging times

    “Despite the fact that the economic environment continues to be challenging, the voestalpine Group was able to maintain its revenue during the first nine months of the current business year at a largely stable level and keep the decline of the operating result down within narrow bounds,” stated Wolfgang Eder, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of voestalpine AG. From April 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012, the Group’s revenue was EUR 8.7 billion, a moderate drop of 2.5% (EUR 8.9 billion in 2011/12) in a year-to-year comparison.

  • 21 January 2013

    New ways to communicate: voestalpine took part in worldsteel's first Twitter debate

    worldsteel, the World Steel Association, held its first Twitter debate. The debate coincided with the launch of "The white book of steel", a worldsteel publication. Wolfgang Eder, voestalpine CEO, and Peter Schwab, Head of R&D at voestalpine, both took part.

  • 9 January 2013

    voestalpine skygate: a world championship steel construction for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013 in Schladming

    voestalpine skygate is the new landmark for Schladming and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013 in Schladming. 130 tons of steel went into the construction of the 35 meter high arch. The structure is an impressive example of the versatility of steel. 45,000 LEDs provide a spectacular light show.

  • 19 December 2012

    Green light for voestalpine Group Strategy 2020

    The exchange-listed voestalpine Group has set ambitious goals up to the year 2020. With a clear focus on the customer segments Mobility and Energy and on non-European growth markets, and with profitability remaining at virtually at the same level compared to the last few years, sales are projected to soar from the most recent EUR 12.1 billion to approximately EUR 20 billion.

  • 7 December 2012

    voestalpine strengthens market position in North America

    The listed voestalpine Group continues to further expand its market position in North America by undertaking an acquisition in its special steel segment. Böhler-Uddeholm Canada Ltd., a company of voestalpine’s Special Steel Division, acquires the Canadian company Sturdell Industries Inc., which is headquartered in Rexdale (Toronto) and has another site in Rochester, NY, in the USA.

  • 27 November 2012

    voestalpine celebrates 60 years of the LD process

    On 9 December 1949, a pioneering decision was made in Linz to construct a steel mill based on a completely new technology, the Linz-Donawitz process (LD process). Only three years later, on 27 November 1952, the world’s first LD steelmaking plant was commissioned at the site of the current headquarters of voestalpine AG. This was closely followed by a second plant that was put into operation on 22 May 1953 in Donawitz.

  • 15 November 2012

    voestalpine Groundbreaking Ceremony in the USA

    On November 14, the voestalpine Group held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Metal Forming Division’s new US plant in Cartersville, Georgia. The most recent US investment in the future production of automotive components is worth around EUR 50 million and the plant will already be operational by June 2013. Once fully up and running, the plant will provide jobs for around 220 employees. Over the coming years voestalpine will invest significantly more than EUR 100 million in new plants in China, the USA, South Africa, Romania and Germany as part of its comprehensive globalization strategy in the automotive sector.

  • 7 November 2012

    Great stability despite challenging environment: earnings expectations for year as a whole lowered roughly 10% due to economic uncertainties

    Consolidated revenue in the first two quarters of the business year 2012/13 (April 1 to September 30, 2012) at EUR 5.9 billion was nearly identical to the sales figures for the previous year (EUR 6.0 billion).

  • 6 November 2012

    voestalpine reducing earnings expectations by EUR 100 million for FY 2012/13 despite development in the first half according to expectations

    With an EBITDA of EUR 730 million and EBIT of EUR 441 million based on almost stable revenues in the first half of 2012/13 voestalpine is well on track to repeat the (adjusted) earnings figures of the business year 2011/12.

  • 31 October 2012

    Streaming of the press conference on the results of the first half year 2012/13

    This year you have again the possibility to watch the press conference on the results of the first half year 2012/13 live via internet.

  • 5 October 2012

    voestalpine launches new image and brand campaign

    “We’re taking the future into our own hands” is the motto of the campaign and the philosophy embodied by the corporation.

  • 26 September 2012

    voestalpine successfully places a bond issue of EUR 500 million

    voestalpine AG has successfully placed a corporate bond issue of EUR 500 million in the capital market, intended to be used for general financing purposes. The quality of the final order book with EUR 1.7 billion and 270 different investors, in particular from Germany, Switzerland and UK, was excellent. The coupon is 4%.

  • 19 September 2012

    EUMICON 2012: raw materials are the future

    In Leoben, today is the EUMICON 2012 European Mineral Resources Conference kick off.

  • 23 August 2012

    voestalpine takes the next step in its expansion strategy in the USA

    In the next several years, voestalpine will be investing more than EUR 100 million in new plants in China, the USA, South Africa, Romania, and Germany as part of a comprehensive globalization strategy in the automotive sector. Now the first concrete step is being taken overseas.

  • 7 August 2012

    voestalpine reports stable operating results compared to the immediately preceding quarter

    Although the economy has experienced a significant weakening in the past twelve months, the voestalpine Group was able to keep revenue in the first quarter of the business year 2012/13 (EUR 3,051 million as of June 30, 2012) at practically the same level as it has been in the excellent first quarter of the previous year (EUR 3.052 million). This is primarily the result of a new record for quarterly revenue set by the Metal Engineering Division, while the three other divisions experienced slight declines.

  • 25 July 2012

    voestalpine as part of the "The Cloud in the Net"

    voestalpine is not just a sponsoring partner for the Klangwolke, it is also involved in numerous activities. For the recent Annual General Meeting, a special installation for the voestalpine Klangwolke was developed showing photos of employees with the letters they made for the Soundcloud ABC.

  • 3 July 2012

    Annual General Meeting of voestalpine AG approves dividend of EUR 0.80 per share

    Today, Wednesday, at the 20th Annual General Meeting of voestalpine AG, a dividend of EUR 0.80 per dividend-bearing share was approved. Compared to the previous year, the dividend remained unchanged despite the decline in results.

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    28 June 2012

    Streaming of the Annual General Meeting of the financial year 2011/12

    This year you have again the possibility to watch the Annual General Meeting via internet. The event where the Management Board of voestalpine AG will present the results of the financial year 2011/12, will be held on 4th July 2012 at 10:00 am in the Design Center Linz.

    Under the following link you can watch the live stream (German only):
    www.voestalpine.com/streaming

  • 30 May 2012

    voestalpine achieves new record revenue of over EUR 12.1 billion

    At EUR 12.1 billion, the voestalpine Group generated the highest revenue in the company’s history during the business year 2011/12 (April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012), thus exceeding revenue for the previous year (EUR 10.95 billion) by 10.1%.

  • 24 May 2012

    Streaming of the press conference on the resultus of the financial year 2011/12

    This year you have again the possibility to watch the press conference on the results of the financial year 2011/12 live via internet. The event where the Management Board of voestalpine AG will present the results of the financial year 2011/12, will be held on 30th May 2012 at 10:00 am in Vienna.

    Under the following link you can watch the live stream (German only):
    www.voestalpine.com/streaming

  • 10 May 2012

    voestalpine establishes first balance group for the centralized purchasing of natural gas

    The voestalpine Group has established Austria’s first industrial gas balance group for the centralized purchasing of natural gas. By establishing its own balance group, voestalpine can independently supply all its Austrian sites with gas. The first site to be supplied with gas in this manner will be the lime works in Steyrling.

  • 4 May 2012

    voestalpine erects new production facility for ultra-high-tensile fine wire

    voestalpine Austria Draht GmbH expands its activities in wire processing and acquires 54% of CPA Filament GmbH from the Steinklauber Group.

  • 11 April 2012

    60 Years of the Linz-Donawitz Process: Legacy and Challenge

    For the 2012-13 business year just begun, voestalpine is increasing R&D expenditure to a record level of EUR 132 million.