We take the lead

The Automotive Components Business Unit offers a complete spectrum of pressed parts in the outer-panel segment and highly innovative structural parts, zinc-coated hot-formed parts, laser-welded blanks and complex assemblies with a focus on light-weight design. With innovations such as phs-ultraform® and customer-oriented strategies, we make a positive contribution to our customers' competitive position.We accompany our customers through the entire process, from development, project management and toolmaking to prototyping and small-batch production, testing, large-scale serial production, assembly, abutting surface treatment, quality assurance and comprehensive logistics. With nearly 5,300 employees at 15 different locations worldwide, the Automotive Components Business Unit annually generates roughly 850 million euros in sales in Europe, China, the United States and South Africa.

Core expertise

  • Laser-welded blanks
  • Hot-formed structural components
  • Development and production of ready-to-install punched and formed components and assemblies
  • Safety and impact protection components
  • Outer panel body parts and chassis components
  • Complex spare parts strategies and lifecycle logistics
  • Metal and plastic hybrid components

The Competence Centers

  • voestalpine Automotive Components Linz GmbH: Linz (A)
  • voestalpine Automotive Components Bunschoten B.V: Bunschoten (NL)
  • voestalpine Automotive Components Dettingen GmbH: Dettingen/ Erms (D), Schmölln (D), Birkenfeld (D), Nagold (D), Böhmenkirch (D), Fontaine (FR), Arad (RO), Isando (ZA), Shenyang (CN)
  • voestalpine Automotive Components Schwäbisch Gmünd GmbH & Co. KG: Schwäbisch Gmünd (D), Cartersville (USA)