This company, with headquarters in Linz, is engaged in the production and distribution of steel products and the provision of railway infrastructure and services. The company, formerly known as Voest-Alpine Stahl AG, was formed in 1973 through the merger of Alpine Montan AG and VOEST (United Austrian Iron and Steelworks AG). It acts in a strategic management holding function.The company is the leading European processing group. The group operates in four divisions: Steel, Railway Systems, Automotive and Profilform. The steel division focuses on the production and processing of flat steel products for the automotive, household appliances and construction industries. It is Europe's leading materials competence center for the automobile, white goods and construction industries. The railway system division focuses on rails and railway infrastructure and services. It is the European leader in special rails as well as the world's market and technology leader in switches and turnout systems. It has the world's widest assortment of high quality rails and switches; turnout systems, wire rod and drawn wire, seamless tubes; and a complete service for railway construction including planning, transport, logistics and laying. The automotive division has established itself as an engineering and production partner to the automobile industry, particularly of body-in-white components and precision parts. It is engaged in the processing of steel and other materials such as plastics and hybrids into components, modules and systems for the automotive industry. The profilform division focuses on tube and profile activities. Its products include welded tubes and hollow sections; open standard sections; all types of custom-roll forming of special tubes and profiles; and storage technology and road safety products such as road cash barriers. It is the most successful producer of special tubes and sections in Europe.The group aims to be the European technology and quality leader in the production and processing of steel and in the combination of steel with other materials. Its customers came from a wide range of sectors, which include oil, construction and construction sub suppliers, civil and mechanical engineering, automotive, and railways. The group has approximately 90 production facilities and sales locations in 36 countries. It has sales offices and branch locations in Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Croatia, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Moscow, Scandinavia, the United States, Romania, China, Slovakia, Turkey, Austria, and India.
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