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|Fate||merged into Primetals Technologies|
|Founded||1995 as subsidiary of VA Technologie, Austria|
|Albrecht Neumann (CEO)
Peter Schraut (CFO)
|Products||Metallurgical solutions and services|
|Revenue||EUR 78 million (2009)|
Number of employees
Siemens-VAI based in Linz, Austria, was 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 was one of the branches of Siemens Industrial Solutions and focused on metallurgical services.
Siemens VAI represented in more than 40 countries and employed approximately 9,000 people. It was 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 specialized 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, were among the company’s customers. The company itself was not listed on the stock exchange, since it was a 100% subsidiary of Siemens AG.
Apart from the headquarters in Linz, Austria, Siemens VAI had 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;
- Erlangen, Germany
metal and mining, support center; rolling and coke making processes;
- Kolkata, India
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;
- Marnate, Italy
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 were all located at the same location.
Wire, rod and section rolling mills, strand guide rollers.