Siemens VAI Metals Technologies received an order for a 50-ton vacuum oxygen
decarburization (VOD) plant with mechanical vacuum pumps from voestalpine
Giesserei Linz GmbH, part of the Steel Division of voestalpine Corp. The
Austrian company is supplementing its facilities in Linz for secondary
metallurgical processing of cast steels for demanding applications in the
energy and machine-building industries. The new VOD plant, which is expected to
be operational by the end of the year, completes the secondary metallurgical
processing options of the voestalpine foundry in Linz.