Voestalpine starts output at US auto parts plant

Apr 22, 2014 | 07:03 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  steel, high-strength steel, auto parts, Voestalpine Group, autoparts production, southeast automakers, Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts, Inc. subsidiary

CHICAGO — Voestalpine Group has begun producing high-strength steel auto components at its $70-million Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc. subsidiary in Cartersville, Ga.

The plant, about 60 miles northwest of Atlanta, will make high-strength stamped parts, laser-welded blanks and other components for high-end automakers.

"We are following the automotive manufacturers, particularly the European ones, into the markets of the future and massively expanding our presence there," Voestalpine chief executive officer said in a statement April 22.....





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