Our Company

Around the World

Bohler-Uddeholm Limited is the Canadian operation of voestalpine special steel. Based in Linz Austria, voestalpine is one of the leading European partners of the automotive, white goods, and energy industries. Additionally, it is a world market leader in turnout technology, tool steel, and special sections, as well as number one in Europe in the manufacture of rails. voestalpine steel can also be found in numerous products, such as the newest Airbus generation, but also in buildings, for example, the Atomium in Brussels, Wembley Stadium in London, and the Burj Dubai, the tallest building in the world.

voestalpine operates five divisions: steel, special steel, railway systems, profilform, and automotive. In total, voestalpine employs nearly 46,000 people around the world and has representation in all major markets.

The special steel division has production sites in Austria, Germany, Sweden, Brazil, and the USA and heat treatment operations in Asia and North America. Its sales subsidiaries operate in over 50 markets, on all continents, with approximately 100,000 customers throughout the world. Key customers include: the automotive and automotive supplier industries, tool and machine tool manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, consumer goods and electronics industries, wood and saw industries, textile and paper industries, steel and apparatus construction, power station and plant construction.

Coast to Coast in Canada

Bohler-Uddeholm’s first operation in Canada was established in 1953, based on the foundation that first class special steel only goes part of the way toward providing an optimal solution. Through our relationships with design engineers, toolmakers, and tool users, we develop complete solutions.

The supply of material is vital – our service centers and The Steel Store™ carry an extensive stock of tool steel, mould materials and specialty alloys. They are strategically located allowing us to provide fast and dependable service anywhere in Canada. Our facilities are supported by a highly trained technical sales force and by a local and international metallurgical support staff.

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