Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH

General description of the company

Primetals Technologies, Limited headquartered in London, United Kingdom is a worldwide leading engineering, plant-building and lifecycle services partner for the metals industry. The company offers a complete technology, product and service portfolio that includes integrated electrics, automation and environmental solutions. This covers every step of the iron and steel production chain, extending from the raw materials to the finished product – in addition to the latest rolling solutions for the nonferrous metals sector.

Primetals Technologies was founded on January 7, 2015, as a joint venture of Siemens, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and partners. Our company’s solutions are based on over 60 years of innovation in the field of metals production. Both of our predecessor enterprises, Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery and Siemens VAI, have contributed greatly to the comprehensive, state-of-the-art portfolio that our company proudly has at its disposal. In early 2020, full ownership of Primetals Technologies was transferred to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and partners. As a globally active steel-plant builder, Primetals Technologies continues to pioneer the future of metals.


  • Continuous Casting + CIFT (ESR 2)

Key Persons

Dr. Peter Paul Wimmer: Head of Technological Packages Continuous Casting

Paul Pennerstorfer: Head of Technology and Innovation Continuous Casting