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History

2009

Start of operation of the new steel plant (largest specialty steel production capacity in Austria). Production of the first specialty steel block weighing 80 tons in Austria

2009

Start of operation of a new forging manipulator 

2008

Modernization of the heat treatment capability in the forging plant

2007

Extension of the special steel plant with a second ESR facility and one VLBO facility

2007

Start of operation of the new electric arc furnace (65 tons)

2003

Start of operation of the specialty steel plant with an ESR facility

2001

Modernization of the existing steel plant with a new electric arc furnace (50 tons), two ladle furnaces, VD and VOD facilities

1992

Far-reaching decision to focus production on specialty steel grades

1966

Start of operation of a forging plant for production of high-grade stainless steel

1948

First global trial of the continuous casting method in Breitenfeld

1942

Foundation as “Eisenwerk Breitenfeld”