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Wire Tech Day in Katowice sets standards for wire innovations

1 February 2024 | 

After two exciting days of inspiration and technological insight, we look back on a successful Wire Tech Day in Katowice. The Marriott Hotel provided the backdrop for innovative presentations, stimulating discussions and ground-breaking developments in the world of wire technology.

There was no shortage of highlights at the event - get exclusive insights into two successful days in Katowice at Wire Tech Day here.

Pre-event gala dinner and factory tour

The Wire Tech Day started with an exclusive gala dinner, which not only offered culinary delights, but also created the ideal setting for networking. The factory tour beforehand provided an exciting look behind the scenes of the voestalpine Group and allowed our guests to experience the manufacturing process at first hand.

Informative morning presentations at the Wire Tech Day

The four presentations on the main day highlighted various focus topics of the voestalpine Wire Technology Group:

  1. Wire Product Portfolio
  2. greentec steel
  3. Research & Development
  4. Zero Defect Wire

Wire Product Portfolio:

Visitors were able to experience the diversity of our wire product range and gain an insight into its extensive areas of application. voestalpine Wire Technology guarantees the highest quality, tightest tolerances and maximum flexibility, and our customers also benefit from our comprehensive materials competence and expertise. At the same time, we stand for high quality processing within our broad product range.

greentec steel:

The commitment to sustainable wire production and the sustainability strategy of voestalpine Wire Technology met with great interest. With its Roadmap 2 Zero, voestalpine Wire Technology is focusing on sustainability and environmental friendliness with the clear goal of achieving net CO2 neutrality. An ambitious goal calls for ambitious planning.

In order to achieve the goal of CO2 neutrality, a comprehensive overall program was presented based on the 4 pillars of production, applications, end-of-life and other measures.

Research & Development:

voestalpine Wire Technology meets the highest demands with our customized wire solutions. In addition to digital product simulations, our unique R&D setup enables us to offer individual product development with significantly reduced development times. With material and process development from steel to drawn wire, the R&D team guarantees optimized product properties for the subsequent processing and application of the wire products.

The presentation on innovative approaches and cooperation opportunities in the context of greentec steel was well received at the Wire Tech Day.

Zero Defect Wire:
Visitors were given an insight into voestalpine Wire Technology's quality control processes for defect-free wire products. The integrated and innovative testing approach of voestalpine Wire Technology was received with great interest by the visitors.

The presentations in the morning were informative and well structured. We learned a lot about the research and development opportunities that are of great interest for our future collaboration.

a Wire Tech Day visitor

Networking at trade fair stands

The product presentations in the afternoon offered the opportunity to experience our innovations at first hand. The exhibition stands presented the wide range of voestalpine Wire Technology wire products, and the voestalpine experts were available for in-depth discussions.

The Wire Tech Day was extremely informative for us. We were particularly impressed by the diversity of the wire portfolio and the clear focus on sustainability.

a Wire Tech Day visitor

Outlook -  Customer partnerships and future innovations

The Wire Tech Day in Katowice not only showcased our current progress, but also paved the way for future innovations and customer partnerships. We would like to thank all participants and look forward to shaping the future of wire production together with them.

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