20 year Milestones


2016 Acquisition of long term service- & distribution-partners Advanced Tooling Tek (Shanghai) and Sermetal Barcelona (Spain)Ramp-up of voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Center in Düsseldorf.


2013 voestalpine Edelstahl acquires the Eifeler group of companies – a coating specialist. This extends the existing service portfolio especially for the tooling industry.


2013 voestalpine also acquires Sturdell Industries Inc. in North America.


2011 The holding company Böhler-Uddeholm AG is renamed voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH.


2007 voestalpine AG acquires Böhler-Uddeholm AG; one year later the company is fully integrated into the voestalpine Group as the Special Steel Division.


2005 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Buderus Edelstahl in Germany.


2004 Böhler-Uddeholm acquires Villares Metals in Brazil.


2003 ÖIAG withdraws completely from Böhler-Uddeholm, which becomes a fully privatized company.


1995 Böhler-Uddeholm is partly privatized by making an initial publicoffering on the Vienna Stock Exchange.


1991 Merger of the Austrian Böhler Group and the Swedish Uddeholm Group. Böhler Uddeholm AG is founded as the parent company under the sole ownership of ÖIAG (Republic of Austria). The roots of Böhler and Uddeholm date back to 1446 and 1668.