Siemens VAI

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Siemens VAI Metals Technologies GmbH
Type GmbH
Founded 1995 as subsidiary of VA Technologie, Austria
Headquarters Linz, Austria
Key people Albrecht Neumann (CEO)
Peter Schraut (CFO)
Products Metallurgical solutions and services
Revenue EUR 78 million (2009)
Employees 9,000
Website www.siemens-vai.com

Siemens VAI Metals Technologies (formerly Voest-Alpine Industrieanlagenbau) based in Linz, Austria, is an engineering and plant building company for the iron and steel industry, for the flat-rolling sector of the aluminum industry and for open cast mining. It is one of the branches of Siemens Industrial Solutions and focuses on metallurgical services.

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Siemens VAI is represented in more than 40 countries and employs approximately 9,000 people. It is currently involved in projects of the iron and steel industry as well as the flat-rolling sector of the aluminum industry in more than 100 countries.

Siemens VAI specializes in the ready-to-use construction of production plants, technologies, and systems within the metallurgical sector.

More than 500 manufacturers of metallurgical products, representing 70 percent of global steel production, are among the company’s customers. The company itself is not listed on the stock exchange, since it is a 100% subsidiary of Siemens AG.

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Apart from the headquarters in Linz, Austria, Siemens VAI has subsidiaries in Erlangen and Willstätt-Legelshurst (Germany), Great Britain, France, Italy and Worcester (MA, USA).

  • Linz, Austria (Headquarters)

Sintering, smelting reduction, steel production, endless strip production (ESP), cold rolling and hot rolling mills, automation for iron and steel production;

metal and mining, support center; rolling and coke making processes;

Sintering, smelting reduction, steel production, endless strip production (ESP), Electric arc furnaces, ladle furnaces, vacuum degassing plants and supplies;

Blast furnaces, hot, cold and foil rolling mills;

Wire, rod and section rolling mills, strand guide rollers;

Electric arc furnaces, ladle furnaces, vacuum degassing plants and supplies;

Carbon steel processing lines: Continuous pickling lines, pickling plants, continuous annealing lines, continuous painting lines, continuous galvanizing lines, finishing lines and continuous tinning lines, etc. Stainless steel processing lines: CAPL, HAPL, DRAP, CTCM, etc. Special equipment: Automated strip inspection system (SIAS), laser welders, mash lap welders, flash butt welders, scale breakers, tension levelers, tinplate tension levelers, skin-pass mills, wiping / air knives system for continuous galvanizing lines, roll coaters, side trimmers, scrap choppers, rotary shears, carrousels for PLTCM entry, cold and hot heavy plate levelers, etc. Sales, Product development, Project management, Engineering and Workshop are all located at the same location.

Wire, rod and section rolling mills, strand guide rollers.

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