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Wolfgang Eder

Voestalpine Streamlines Group Structure

The Austrian steel company merges its Automotive and Profilform divisions. Herbert Eibensteiner takes over as head of the new division.

December 15, 2011

Voestalpine Cuts Production

For the Austrian steel producer, the upward trend is now over. Steel production will be reduced by 10% in the last quarter.

November 19, 2011

Debt Crisis Reaches Steel Industry

The CEO of Austrian voestalpine expects stagnation in European steel production volumes. Declining commodity prices might reduce margin pressure.

October 12, 2011

Industry Raises Alarm over Lack of Technicians and Apprentices

voestalpine CEO Eder and WKÖ president Leitl call for measures against the shortage of skilled personnel. They want to increase the attractiveness of technical jobs and raise the retirement age.

August 23, 2011

voestalpine Meets Expectations and Confirms Guidance

The Austrian steel company recorded continuing growth in the first quarter of FY 2011/12. Uneasy financial markets and the national debt crisis remain risk factors.

August 18, 2011

German Rail Cartel: Increasing Pressure on voestalpine

The German Federal Cartel Office made new inspections at a local subsidiary of the Austrian steel company. According to press reports, price fixing on the German rail market continued until 2011.

July 20, 2011

voestalpine May Revive Plans for New Factory

The Austrian steel company may revive plans next year to build a plant abroad as rising demand boosts prices.

June 29, 2011

voestalpine: Eder Threatens to Withdraw from Austria

The voestalpine steel company has to struggle already massively with the EU’s climate change protection objectives, said Eder. They should not be increased further.

May 14, 2011

Eder Favors Further Privatizations

The CEO of Austria's largest steel company, voestalpine, would like to see the state pushed away from business still further.

February 15, 2011

Eder Considers European Manufacturing Industry is at a Disadvantage

For the CEO of the Austrian steel company voestalpine, the European manufacturing industry is at a disadvantage, despite innovative leadership.

February 5, 2011

voestalpine: Increased Employee Participation Possible

For the CEO of the Austrian steel group, Wolfgang Eder, the increase of the participation from the current 13.3% to around 16% is envisaged.

January 21, 2011

Voestalpine: Doubling of Sales in Five Years

By 2015, the Chairman of the Board of the Austrian steel group, Wolfgang Eder, intends to achieve sales over € 15b billion through expansions.

December 6, 2010

voestalpine: Major project shelved in Styria

voestalpine’s project was to build an ore pellet plant at the Styrian town of Eisenerz. The project is not being talked about anymore.

November 10, 2010

Voestalpine back in black

The Austrian steel company Voestalpine has benefited from strong economic recovery in the first quarter of 2010/11 and has by far exceeded earnings expectations of analysts.

August 20, 2010
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