Milestones in the past 20 years
Acquisition of long term service- & distribution-partners Advanced Tooling Tek (Shanghai) and Sermetal Barcelona (Spain)Ramp-up of voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Center in Düsseldorf.
voestalpine Edelstahl acquires the Eifeler group of companies – a coating specialist. This extends the existing service portfolio especially for the tooling industry.
voestalpine also acquires Sturdell Industries Inc. in North America.
The holding company Böhler-Uddeholm AG is renamed voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH
voestalpine AG acquires Böhler-Uddeholm AG; one year later the company is fully integrated into the voestalpine Group as the Special Steel Division.
Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Buderus Edelstahl in Germany.
Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Villares Metals in Brazil.
ÖIAG withdraws completely from Böhler-Uddeholm, which becomes a fully privatized company.
Böhler-Uddeholm is partly privatized by making an initial public offering on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
Merger of the Austrian Böhler Group and the Swedish Uddeholm Group. Böhler Uddeholm AG is founded as the parent company under the sole ownership of ÖIAG (Republic of Austria). The roots of Böhler and Uddeholm date back to 1446 and 1668.