voestalpine High Performance Metals Canada is a Canadian operation of voestalpine AG. Based in Linz Austria, voestalpine is a leading global partner to the automotive, white goods, and energy industries. Additionally, it is a world market leader in turnout technology, tool steel, and special sections, as well as number one in Europe in the manufacture of rails. voestalpine steel can also be found in numerous products, such as the latest generation Airbus, but also in buildings, for example, the Atomium in Brussels, Wembley Stadium in London, and the Burj Dubai, the tallest building in the world.
voestalpine is represented by 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries on 5 continents. The Group consists of 4 divisions: Steel, High Performance Metals, Metal Engineering and Metal Forming. In total, voestalpine employs approximately 50,000 people around the world and has representation in all major markets.
The High Performance Metals division has production sites in Austria, Germany, Sweden, Brazil, and the USA and heat treatment operations in Asia and North America. Its sales subsidiaries operate in over 50 markets, on all continents, with approximately 100,000 customers throughout the world. Key customers include: the automotive and automotive supplier industries, tool and machine tool manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, consumer goods and electronics industries, wood and saw industries, textile and paper industries, steel and apparatus construction, power station and plant construction.
Coast to Coast in Canada
voestalpine is a steel backed technology and capital goods company whose first operation in Canada was established in 1953. The company bases its business on the idea that first class special steel only goes part of the way toward providing an optimal solution and through our relationships with design engineers, toolmakers, and tool users, we develop complete solutions that may include heat treatment and coatings.
The supply of material is vital – our service centers and The Steel Store™ carry an extensive stock of tool steel, mold materials and specialty alloys. They are strategically located allowing us to provide fast and dependable service anywhere in Canada. Our facilities are supported by a highly trained technical sales force and by a local and international metallurgical support staff.