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Minister of Economics, Labour and Energy of the State of Brandenburg visits voestalpine Wire Germany

25 September 2023 | 

On August 29, 2023, voestalpine Wire Germany was honored to welcome Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joerg Steinbach, Minister for Economic Affairs, Labour and Energy of the State of Brandenburg, to the site in Finsterwalde. The minister's visit focused on two key topics: an extensive production tour and discussion of sustainability initiatives.

minister visits voestalpine Wire Germany

During the production tour, the minister was given a deep insight into voestalpine Wire Germany's modern manufacturing processes. The close link between innovation, technology and precision became particularly clear.

Another focus of the visit was the topic of sustainability. voestalpine Wire Germany underscores its commitment to environmental responsibility and resource conservation. The minister and the company's management discussed ongoing measures to reduce the ecological footprint, increase energy efficiency and promote renewable energies in the production chain. Roadmap 2 Zero - voestalpine Wire Technology's internal roadmap to achieve CO2 net neutrality by 2030 - was highlighted in particular.

The meeting provided a valuable opportunity for the minister and company representatives to exchange ideas and strengthen mutual dialogue. voestalpine Wire Germany can look back on the visit with pride and remains true to its commitment to excellence in production and sustainability.

voestalpine Wire Germany, part of the Wire Technology business unit, manufactures a broad portfolio of quality wire for demanding applications at its Finsterwalde site. voestalpine Wire Technology is a leader in the production of wire rod, cold heading wire, flat and shaped wire, prestressing steel wire and strands, and ultra-high-strength fine wire. The products are used in the automotive supply industry, energy and construction technology, as well as in mechanical engineering and railroad infrastructure. voestalpine Wire Technology is a total supplier of technical and economical wire solutions for innovative customers.