We provide you with an update on our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. voestalpine is closely monitoring the status of the outbreak and its potential adverse impact on supply chain continuity in the metals industry.
As the number of cases continues to escalate internationally and domestically, voestalpine is taking additional preventive measures such as site entry restrictions, work-from-home options, and staggered staffing schedules to stop the potential spread of the disease within our North America locations. In addition, we have implemented a travel ban in accordance with WHO recommendations (https://www.who.int/news-room/articles-detail/updated-who-recommendations-for-international-traffic-in-relation-to-covid-19-outbreak).
The health and safety of our employees is paramount and we are complying with all requirements and best practices associated with our warehouses and offices in order to continue our operations. voestalpine’s warehouses in North America are fully operational and we will notify our customers if otherwise. Please be advised that future government restrictions and/or limited availability of transportation may cause some delays in the supply chain.
voestalpine is communicating regularly with our suppliers for an updated status information and we will keep our valued customers informed of any changes that may impact delivery of products within North America.
VOESTALPINE LEADERSHIP TEAM
Walnut, CA – voestalpine eifeler Coatings today announced the opening of their newest coatings facility in Walnut, California. The new facility is strategically located to provide state of the art Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) coatings solutions to the manufacturing communities in California and the Western United States.
This facility will be operated by EDRO Engineering a division of voestalpine and a leading supplier of custom mold bases, tool steels and non-ferrous alloys. According to Kris Welch, EDRO’s Vice-President, “our new facility is operated by a team of highly trained professionals and allows us to expand our value added services to existing customers and into new markets where PVD coatings can help improve the manufacturing process and functional part performance.”
The Walnut facility is equipped with state of the art Physical Vapour Deposition Arc and Sputtering coating systems technology. This location also features the addition of Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings to the eifeler North America product portfolio, ideally suited for parts that require high sliding speeds, even without lubrication.
The launch of the new facility represents a new era for voestalpine eifeler Coatings in the United States with an expansion to the west coast to complement existing facilities in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Mexico and Canada.
Focused on concept to component services to accelerate application of Additive Manufacturing
voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Centers are pleased to announce our participation at North America’s
preeminent event for discovery, innovation, and networking in 3D manufacturing. voestalpine will be
showcasing its full suite of Additive Manufacturing technologies and expertise from in-house powder
development, engineering and production services through to wire for AM. The focus is on helping customers
identify the best applications and AM technologies to achieve their manufacturing goals.
“Not a day goes by when we do not hear or read about the transformational opportunities offered to
manufacturers by Additive Manufacturing. Our aim has always been to help our customers grow and to utilize
the latest advances in technology to achieve their growth goals. We hope that the show will help support this
goal and look forward seeing you in May” stated Martin Beaton, President voestalpine Additive Manufacturing
Centers & Vice-President Innovation & Value-Added, North America.
In the manufacturing community, there is no lack of information available about the transformational
opportunities offered to manufacturers by Additive Manufacturing. However, a challenge faced by many is
cutting through the hype and struggling to ask the right questions: How do I identify the good opportunities for
AM? Who to partner with? Where should I start? New part or existing parts? voestalpine’s differentiated
‘concept to component’ approach offers a one-stop-shop that can help customers answer these questions and
to deliver functional solutions that maximize the benefits of AM, please visit us at Booth #757 to learn more.