The metal production, metalworking and manufacturing of metal goods industries have a long tradition in Austria and Europe. They are among the most important suppliers of primary products and materials in the industrialized countries. A higher than average share of industrial added value makes them one of the most important employers and economic factors in Austria and the EU. Developments in recent years have shown that steady demand and the need for technical innovation present great challenges to the steel industry.
Thanks to new and efficient production methods, pollutant emissions have been reduced considerably, yet energy conservation in the production process still remains a key issue in this industry.
ICB supports manufacturing plants in project development, from feasibility studies to implementation and commissioning.