The possible applications of steel are as diverse as the requirements of our customers. We create customized solutions for our partners in each segment of the automotive industry, machine industry and the processing industry.

It was once believed: The harder the steel, the harder it is to form. Thanks to high-strength steels such as ahss high-ductility, we at voestalpine have proven just the opposite. It has also often been said that high quality cannot be produced in mass volumes. That has also been proven wrong. A comprehensive modernization of Hot-dip Galvanizing Line 4 has made it possible to mass produce steels of more than 1000 MPa in repetitive manufacturing. The ever increasing demand in the automotive industry for these high-end light-weight steels can now be securely and economically met.

No more ugly fingerprints on household appliances, all made possible by the new multiface® treatment, which protects the surface of steel strip with a nearly invisible coating with excellent anti-fingerprint properties.

A former department responsible for non-ferrous metal castings at voestalpine Giesserei GmbH has now become its own company: voestalpine Camtec GmbH.

voestalpine Stahl GmbH was awarded for its achievements as part of a project to promote safety and health at work.

The Mexican automotive industry has been delivering historical record numbers as each year goes by. The Automotive Meeting is the most important event for all automotive subsuppliers in Mexico—a must go for voestalpine.

voestalpine Steel Service Center Romania has been supplying the globally active Eaton corporation since 2014 and in such a short time has now become a premium supplier.

Much in the voestalpine Steel Division over the next few weeks will be about future apprentices and existing apprenticeships.

This year's apprenticeship graduation ceremony of the voestalpine Stahl GmbH took place on 23 August at the voestalpine Guest House in Linz. A total of 24 newly graduated young technical specialists celebrated the successful completion of their apprenticeships at the event.

Inspection and maintenance of Deutsche Bahn (DB) vehicles by Logistik Service GmbH (LogServ) will be expanded to a second route.

The most effective basis for a successful company foundation is a truly extraordinary idea in combination with self-confidence and faith in the idea itself.

colofer®, the organic-coated steel strip made by voestalpine, has proven every day since 1989 its high performance and quality in facade elements or in rain gutters.

A new key customer has been added only a few months before construction of the new direct reduction plant of voestalpine is completed in Corpus Christi.

The first ocean freighter to dock in the harbor of the HBI plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, delivered 100,000 tons of ore pellets on 30 April 2016. This initial delivery makes it possible to carry out the test runs and startup of the new facility.

Visit us at the CWIEME in Berlin from 10 to 12 May 2016, Stand D21, Hall 4.1

Apprentices in their first year were happy to accept the invitation from the Management Board.

In providing help to refugees and assisting in their integration, voestalpine is donating financial aid to holistic educational programs organized by Caritas Austria on a local and regional level for Syrian refugee children in Jordan and Lebanon.

Not only the production facility is growing in Texas, but the number of employees as well. The state of Texas is interested in the development of the operations and has generously subsidized training of employees at Texas LLC.

As a "Golden Brick" sponsor and through the supply of steel elements, voestalpine supported construction of the new TeichWerk at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz.

As a leading European manufacturer of electrical steel, the voestalpine Steel Division presented itself at the Coiltech fair in Pordenone, Italy, with an expanded product portfolio.

Against the backdrop of the refugee crisis in Europe, voestalpine AG is providing financial support in concrete projects for charitable organizations such as Caritas Austria and Doctors without Borders.

A high-ranking delegation of the port authority in Corpus Christi were guests in Linz from 16 to 20 September. The visit deepened a good business relationship and gave the delegation a healthy taste of Austrian culture.

In the highly competitive energy sector, the voestalpine Group has received an order for 95 thousand tons of high-quality pipeline plates.

The voestalpine apprentice website is the place to find information on apprenticeships in the voestalpine Group.

Three of voestalpine's young technical workers will get the chance to demonstrate their skills at this year's Worldskills in Sao Paulo.

Event with 36 students of the degree Mechanical Engineering - Management organised by "WINGnet Wien - Die Wirtschaftsingenieure"

The ship arrived in Texas after 14 days of travel, delivering its cargo of two ore unloaders shipped from Bremen.

The winners of the Mini Olympics had the opportunity on 14 July to look over the shoulders of the employees who work in the mechatronics research center.

Upper Austrian television station ORF will be broadcasting service tips in October to inform the public about apprentices and trainers in the voestalpine Steel Division.

The very first full container train containing ore for the voestalpine production site arrived in Linz. As a symbolic gesture, the RockTainer ORE train has now traveled to Vienna on a visit to the Ministry of Transportation.

Hannes Gottwald is responsible for in-house communications at voestalpine Stahl GmbH. His time as a guide laid an important foundation for his current responsibilities.

The International Academy in Traunkirchen is an institution that furthers the talent of gifted young people and was founded by the famous quantum physicist and university professor Anton Zeilinger. Talented pupils, students and academicians are given additional support for their talents in their own field of science and technology. Thanks to a cooperation, apprentices from voestalpine were permitted to participate for the first time in the programs.

The first Upper Austrian Performance Prize opened for competition in April 2015. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony held on 15 June 2015 at voestalpine Stahlwelt.

The voestalpine Steel Division enjoys an excellent image in the labor market, especially with apprentices.

Back to work when you are 90 years old? Definitely not a new concept of pension reform, but a special present

Remediation of the old coking plant is in full swing. The first major steps have been taken, and the location secured.

Wolfgang Mitterdorfer and Arthur Hagg welcomed Mohammed Abu Zafar, the Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

The construction site in Texas has become a temporary home for the highest heavy-lift crane in the United States.

The work activities required to widen the ship channel in Texas are in full swing. The quay wall has now been completed.

The State Prize for Innovation was awarded on the evening of 26 March to the phs-ultraform project of voestalpine Stahl GmbH.

The direct reduction tower of the HBI plant of voestalpine Texas LLC in Corpus Christi, USA is currently under construction and has already reached a height of 220 feet.

From 25 submitted projects, an expert jury has nominated voestalpine Stahl GmbH for this year's Austrian National Award for Innovation for the development of phs-ultraform®.

The Upper Austrian ideas competition is now in its sixth round.

The runup phase for the new scarfing bay is in full swing at the Linz location of the voestalpine Steel Division.

Six large components from Thailand were delivered last week to the HBI plant in Texas.

Construction of the new direct-reduction plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, is in full swing. Following its completion, the plant will produce two million tons of hot-briquetted iron (HBI) each year.

The strip coating line of voestalpine Stahl GmbH in Linz is currently being modernized for the production of innovative, high-quality products.

The construction of our HBI plant is in full swing in Texas. Assembly of the port and dock for unloading of the ore and shipping the HBI has progressed to an advanced stage.

A special guest of honor was welcomed on 1 December 2014 to the Historical Exhibit of the years between 1938 and 1945.

The commission decision made in the remediation meeting held on 25 November 2014 allows us to take the fifth step in remediating the coking plant in Linz.

On 8 October 2014, the Steel Division and the Metal Forming Division invited employees to participate in a joint Know-How and Innovation Day at Magna Steyr in the Thorndorf works near Graz.

Young talent Oliver Anibas from voestalpine was named the best skilled worker of Europe at the EuroSkills awards ceremony in Lille.

It is the sincere desire of voestalpine that the historical exhibit covering the time period between 1938 and 1945 will adequately remember the forced laborers under the NS regime and Reichswerke Hermann Göring in Linz.

As of 1 October 2014, Herbert Eibensteiner is taking over management of the Steel Division, which continues to be the largest division of the voestalpine Group.

Bill Fontana, a renowned sound artist, has developed the Acoustic Visions exhibition for the 'OK Offenes Kulturhaus' in Linz. In this exhibition, the lines of the hot rolling mill of voestalpine are used as musical instruments.

The brass orchestra of voestalpine Stahl GmbH in Linz will represent Austria at the voestalpine Klangwolke on 6 September 2014.

In their recent interview with trade journal Automobil Produktion, Michaela Kraus and Thomas Hebesberger talked about the voestalpine Steel Division's latest leap in light-weight design:

The summit of the Haiderberg (altitude of 907 m) is the highest point of the municipality of Sankt Leonhard and located on the Johannesweg (Way of St. John) pilgrimage route. This inspired students of the new secondary school in Sankt Leonhard to erect a summit cross as part of the "Tu was" project.

For the purpose of extracting oil and gas from ocean deposits, vertical pipelines called risers connect the source in the seabed with the production platform or a seaborne production vessel. Buoyancy tanks provide flotation for these risers. The tanks are filled with gas.

The final event of the traditional voestalpine seminar took place during the last week of June.

Every year approximately 90 school graduates begin working at voestalpine. Especially HTL and HAK graduates appreciate voestalpine as a springboard into the world of work. A wide range of opportunities are open to young people.

The EDISON award is a two-stage idea competition dedicated to creative and innovative inventors of new technologies.

High-altitude Euphoria 2014 opened its doors on 26 June 2014. The highlight this year is voestalpine open space, the new art and action exhibit high above the rooftops of Linz.

The winners of the Mini-Math Olympics cashed in their prize on 5 June 2014.

Two engineering trainees, Fabian Duschel and Harald Huber, talk about their three months of working in the Hot Metal Technology Center.

Solutions in lightweight design for the automotive and utility vehicle industry are a core competence of voestalpine. Thanks to its steel, technology and process developments, the company is able to produce parts and components with lighter weight, higher strength and improved corrosion resistance. In addition to all this, these parts and components can be manufactured more efficiently.

The cooperation between the University of Applied Sciences in Steyr and voestalpine has been successful for ten years and has now been expanded.

In the course of the unique SPAT project, pupils from the elementary school in Traisen visited the instructional workshop of voestalpine Giesserei in Traisen.

Girls' Day, an international action day, took place on 24 April. Female students from the 3rd and 4th grades of different secondary schools spent the day in a craft, technical or natural science enterprise.

The 148 best upcoming physicists from the 4th-grade classes of 33 different secondary schools from all of Upper Austria have their knowledge of physics tested at the Mini Physics Olympics.

On 8 April 2014, the 145 best upcoming physicists from the 4th grade of 33 different secondary schools from all of Upper Austria will have their knowledge of physics tested at the Mini Physics Olympiad.

The Three-Country Corrosion Congress will be held at voestalpine Stahlwelt on 8 and 9 May 2014. As a member of ASMET, voestalpine will participate in this conference packed with interesting presentations.

The research department will sponsor an open house on 4 April 2014 from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Analytics and testing technologies are used to examine newly developed steels with respect to their subsequent processing suitability and application as a finished product.

Young talent on a learning spree An apprentice exchange sponsored by voestalpine Stahl GmbH in Linz and MIBA AG was established to provide young people with an opportunity to look beyond their noses.

The water man has an interesting position of great responsibility at voestalpine. He is responsible for the cooling and monitoring of the blast furnace.

The EDISON award is again being sponsored by the voestalpine Steel Division in 2014.

The voestalpine Steel Division attaches high importance to employee flexibility in combination with a high level of environmental awareness. Take the new electric company care it just purchased, for example.

voestalpine AG has set the course for a new generation of manager at the Steel Division.

For almost 10 years, voestalpine Giesserei Linz GmbH has been delivering cast-steel balls to the materials center, where they are used to remove pig iron from the solidification plant.

We at voestalpine continuously strive to make it as uncomplicated and pleasant as possible for our interns. For example, in order to eliminate long lines on the first day of work, required documentation can be picked up prior to summer employment at voestalpine Personal Services GmbH in Office Building 57.

Machine parts used in abrasive environments wear out quickly. This is especially the case in mining and the transport industry. Steels with a high degree of hardness and wear resistance have decisive advantages as opposed to conventional constructional steels.

The training center of the voestalpine Steel Division opened its doors on 9 November 2013 to interested apprentices, their parents and other interested people. The open house helps young people to make decisions about their future and gain insights into the practical training the can receive at voestalpine.

As one of the leading manufacturers of electrical steels in Europe, the voestalpine Steel Division will of course be represented at the E|DPC in Nuremberg at the end of October.

On Wednesday, 16 October 2013, the Management Board of the Steel Division took the opportunity to thank all the apprentices for their hard work by hosting a joint breakfast event.

Stahlwelten, the event for customers of the voestalpine Steel Division, took place at the end of September in the Stahlwelt in Linz.

On 9 November 2013, the voestalpine Steel Division will organize an open house event for apprentices. Visit our apprenticeship workshop and learn everything you need to know about apprenticeships at voestalpine.

Stahlwelt will be opening a further 700 museums, galleries and culture institutions on Saturday, 5 October 2013 at 6:00 p.m. for all night owls.

Every two years, the voestalpine Steel Division gives special thanks to all its employees at the Linz location. The celebration is meant to entertain, inform and spoil the employees and their families.

From 5 to 13 October, Linz will once again be hosting the internationally renowned Generali Ladies tennis tournament. You have the opportunity to win 10x2 tickets for the semi-final on 12 October.

The Abenteuer Stahl seminar, hosted by the steelbusters at the KinderUniSteyr and attended by over 30 children, was a huge success.

voestalpine is making a statement on a gasometer at the Linz production site as a gesture of social responsibility in favor of Europe and the euro.

Countless summer jobs for Upper Austria's youth provide them an opportunity to get their feet wet. The voestalpine Steel Division is the largest employer for young people who want to get a taste of the working world.

voestalpine Steel Division's AGIL project is concerned with the prerequisites for age-appropriate performance. A short while ago, the team members of this project interviewed experienced, long-serving employees.

On 26 August, three R&D employees of the voestalpine Steel Division will be holding a seminar at the KinderUniSteyr to get children interested in the material steel.

Erzberg, witness of the ages The apprentices of the voestalpine Steel Division took a day to follow the tracks of history and legend.

The Academy for Sly Foxes has taken the challenge to quench children's and youth's thirst for knowledge. The voestalpine Steel Division is providing support.

Based on the decision in favor of the MIDREX technology, a contract was signed at the beginning of July with Siemens Industry Inc. and consortium partner Midrex Technologies Inc. This definitively paves the way for construction of the new direct reduction plant.

The participants in the apprentice competition were invited by Board Member Alfred Düsing to brunch in a comfortable atmosphere and with a great view.

Exciting summer job Several students and interns are happy to have one of the coveted summer jobs at the Linz site of voestalpine. What is the fastest way to get to work?

This was the motto of the voestalpine Steel Division at the Coil Winding Exhibition CWIEME in Berlin voestalpine Steel Division from 4 to 6 June.

OÖ Nachrichten and the Industry Sector of the Upper Austrian Chamber of Commerce presented the winners of the apprentice awards.
Ten apprentices were from the voestalpine Steel Division.

voestalpine Steel Division was recognized by European Change Communications Award 2013 in the area of communications in a large IT project.

Along the lines of promoting young talent, voestalpine is sponsoring a first-time school project entitled The Big Map: Improvisation in Musical and Music-related Processes.

voestalpine was mostly unscathed by the flooding that put parts of the capital city of Linz under water.

The largest Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) will annually purchase several hundred thousand tons of high-quality HBI beginning in 2016 from the new voestalpine location. Final-stage discussions are now being held with a number of further interested parties.

BMW and voestalpine have enjoyed close strategic cooperation between their companies for more than 60 years. High levels of quality and innovations are the solid foundation of their collaboration.

At the end of August, the second-largest Children's University in Austria will be celebrating its tenth birthday.
A total of 180 workshops, seminars, presentations and excursions will be offered under the motto of "learning without boundaries, now."

The voestalpine UK Ltd. headquarters located in the Hammersmith borough of London, originally purchased in the 1990s, has now been given the high-tech appearance typical of voestalpine buildings.

The voestalpine Steel Division introduced the alform® welding system as a highlight to the public.

Due to the extraordinary performance that voestalpine has already achieved with phs-ultraform®, General Motors invited voestalpine experts to the "1st GM PHS Supplier Forum" in Detroit (USA).

The 148 best upcoming physicists from the 4th Classes from 35 different secondary schools from all of Upper Austria have their knowledge of physics tested at the Mini Physics Olympics.

After more than 30 years and 70 sound clouds, visualized, classical and children's sound clouds, voestalpine Sound Cloud 2013 presents a very special premiere at 8:00 p.m. on 7 September 2013.

The 148 best upcoming physicists from the 4th grade of 35 different secondary schools from all of Upper Austria have their knowledge of physics tested at the Mini Physics Olympics.

More than 160 young participants fought to be among the winners on 9 April 2013 in the voestalpine Mini-Math Olympics.

voestalpine Anarbeitung and voestalpine Stahl Service Center have been recognized with the AL-KO Supplier Award.

With its world-leading innovation of the alform® welding system and its top quality tube and profile solutions for the construction industry, voestalpine will be represented at the bauma 2013 trade fair in Munich, which runs from the 15 to 21 April.

On 9 April 166 pupils from 38 secondary schools from Upper Austria and one Bavarian school are to meet in voestalpine Steel World for the 22nd voestalpine Mini Maths Olympiad.

On 13 March, as part of its 21st “Supplier of the Year” event, General Motors voted voestalpine Stahl GmbH (parent company of voestalpine Steel Division) the best automotive supplier.

For the next three years (2013 to 2015) voestalpine is sponsoring the International Bruckner Festival in Linz and consequently all "Klangwolken" emanating from Linz. Hence the choice of name: The "Klangwolke" will become known as voestalpine "Klangwolke".

The site has been chosen for the voestalpine Group's direct reduction plant in North America. The plant is to be built at the La Quinta Trade Gateway, San Patricio County, near the town of Corpus Christi (Texas, USA).

Only a few weeks after the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, Schladming is once again hosting an international sporting event. In the first World Championships for voestalpine employees, 80 athletes from 26 countries converged on Schladming from 8 to 10 March 2013 to enjoy a winter sports weekend together.

A technology used before only in power stations or refuse incineration plants has led to Europe's first industrial-scale installation for the reduction of nitrous oxides in sintering plants.

85 apprentices from the voestalpine site in Linz took an important step in their professional lives by successfully passing their final apprenticeship examination.

Highest quality in primary medical assistance for all employees at the voestalpine site in Linz

The White Book of Steel is a publication that deals with the story of steel and the steelmaking industry.

voestalpine shared a stand with its partners at the EWEA 2013 from 4 to 7 February 2013. Increasing interest in the maintenance-free lattice tower is remarkable.

The voestalpine Steel Division was awarded the seal of quality for workplace health promotion on 6 February. This seal of quality is awarded to companies who have met the EU criteria for or have been very creative in the area of workplace health promotion.

On the occasion of renovation and extension of the childcare facility at voestalpine, Provincial Minister of Education Doris Hummer attended a press conference at vivo Kinderwelt with Alfred Düsing, Finance Member of the Management Board at voestalpine Stahl GmbH.

40 years of voestalpine in Benelux was a good reason to celebrate with the customers. It was also a time to celebrate the exceptionally good business relationships between the customers and voestalpine.

Around 300 trainees from the past apprenticeship year, originating from the whole of Austria and Germany, plus their trainers, accepted an invitation to attend the first voestalpine Group Trainee Day. Wolfgang Eder, Chairman of the voestalpine Management Board, gave the opening speech and stressed the very high status enjoyed by trainees at voestalpine.

New axle component manufactured by voestalpine Anarbeitung GmbH introduced for the first time at Euroblech 2012.

More than 1,450 active and former employees of voestalpine attended the Employee Day in the voestalpine Stahlwelt.

The world's first industrial-scale LD converter went into operation sixty years ago in Linz. This was a milestone in the history of steelmaking and a good reason for voestalpine to celebrate.
It was the birthday of our modern corporate group.

At the end of November, British ambassador Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque visited the voestalpine Stahlwelt in Linz. After being guided through the Stahlwelt and being shown the displays there, the British ambassador also enjoyed taking a tour of several production plants.

voestalpine Stahl GmbH received the Kelag Supplier Award this year for its conversion of waste heat generated in the production plants into useful district heat.

The crisis of the socially owned enterprises in the 1980s led to comprehensive staffing cutbacks and marked the birth of the Steel Foundation. At the beginning of November 2012, the Steel Foundation celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary.

voestalpine Steel Service Center Romania, the youngest member of the Steel Division of voestalpine, opened the Steel Service Center on 18 October 2012 in Giurgiu. It was erected at an investment cost of 20 million euros.

Economic crisis, political change and social challenges were topics of discussion at Stahlwelten 2012, the customer event of the voestalpine Steel Division. "Where are you going, Europe?" is a controversial question.

For the 22nd time, the elite female tennis aces will be playing in Linz, and this time the organizers have almost outdone themselves. A top-ranking player, Victoria Azarenka, will be playing in Linz for the first time.

A 45-minute-long report on a ground-breaking invention in the steelmaking industry recently fascinated ZDF television viewers. 150 years ago, the art of steel casting was invented by Jacob Mayer.

A major milestone was celebrated on 23 July 2012 in Giurgiu, Romania – a town on the Danube very close to the Bulgarian border: the start of production operations at voestalpine Steel Service Center Romania SRL!

Seit Jahrzehnten ist die Klangwolke untrennbar mit Linz verbunden, genau wie die voestalpine. Zukunftstechnologien gepaart mit oberösterreichischem Pioniergeist haben sowohl die Klangwolke als auch die voestalpine weltbekannt gemacht. Eine Kooperation war naheliegend. Daher gibt es heuer eine voestalpine-Klangwolke.