1991 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.
1995 Böhler-Uddeholm is partly privatized by making an initial publicoffering on the Vienna Stock Exchange.
2003 ÖIAG withdraws completely from Böhler-Uddeholm, which becomes a fully privatized company.
2004 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Villares Metals in Brazil.
2005 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Buderus Edelstahl in Germany.
2007 voestalpine AG acquires Böhler-Uddeholm AG; one year later the company is fully integrated into the voestalpine Group as the Special Steel Division.
2011 The holding company Böhler-Uddeholm AG is renamed voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH.
2013 voestalpine also acquires Sturdell Industries Inc. in North America.
2013 voestalpine Edelstahl acquires the Eifeler group of companies – a coating specialist. This extends the existing service portfolio especially for the tooling industry.
2015/2016 UK investment in award winning purpose-built warehouse facility. KASTO system tallest in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.
2016 Acquisition of long term service- & distribution-partners Advanced Tooling Tek (Shanghai) and Sermetal Barcelona (Spain) Ramp-up of voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Center in Düsseldorf.
2017 voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH and Special Steel Division change its name to High Performance Metals GmbH and High Performance Metals Division respectively.
2018 Rebrand of UK business to voestalpine High Performance Metals UK Ltd, ensuring brand consistency across the 500 group companies in more than 50 countries across 5 continents. A global brand dedicated to supporting its customers with local expertise.