voestalpine’s corporate strategy focuses on leadership in innovation, technology, and quality. Hence research & development (R&D) are central to the company’s business model. The continual development of new products and production processes is indispensable for voestalpine as it aims to differentiate itself from the competition and maintain its technology leadership. Innovation driven by R&D thus ensures the company’s success in the long term. As a Group focused on sustainability, voestalpine also works to ensure that absolutely all of its R&D projects in product and process development make a positive contribution to sustainability.