Research and Development

SDG 4 – quality educationSDG 7 – affordable and clean energySDG 8 – decent work and economic growthSDG 9 – industry, innovation and infrastructureSDG 11 – sustainable cities and communitiesSDG 12 – responsible consumption and productionSDG 17 – partnerships for the goals

At its core, voestalpine’s sustainable corporate strategy relies on leadership in innovation, technology, and quality. Research and development (R&D) thus is central to the voestalpine business model.
The continuous development of new products and production processes is vital to a technology-driven company such as voestalpine so that it can differentiate itself from the competition and remain successful in the market.
This is how innovations ensure the company’s future in the long term.

About voestalpine

In its business segments, voestalpine is a globally leading steel and technology group with a unique combination of materials and processing expertise. voestalpine, which operates globally, has around 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries on all five continents. It has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1995. With its top-quality products and system solutions, it is a leading partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries as well as the aerospace and oil & gas industries, and is also the world market leader in railway systems, tool steel, and special sections. voestalpine is fully committed to the global climate goals and is working intensively to develop technologies which will allow it to decarbonize and reduce its CO2 emissions over the long term. In the business year 2019/20, the Group generated revenue of EUR 12.7 billion, with an operating result (EBITDA) of EUR 1.2 billion; it had about 49,000 employees worldwide.


50 Countries on all 5 continents
500 Group companies and locations
49,000 Employees worldwide

Earnings FY 2019/20

€ 12.7 Billion


€ 1.2 Billion


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