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Retirement of Peter Jongenburger

Leverkusen, April 15, 2020 – Dr. C. Peter Jongenburger will retire on May 16, 2020, the date of this year's Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Wuppermann AG. The Supervisory Board has complied with Dr. Jongenburger's request to leave the company for reasons of age. Since 01.01.2008, Dr. Jongenburger accompanied the Wuppermann Group as a member of the Executive Board. In his position on the Executive Board, he was responsible for the production Flat & Tube and Research & Development. As managing director, he particularly shaped the successful development of Wuppermann Staal Nederland B.V. (WSN). In the 12 years he worked for Wuppermann AG, the hot-dip galvanizing capacity for steel strip was increased from 900 kt to 1,300 kt. A major investment with a further increase in capacity at the Hungarian plant is currently being implemented. In addition, the tube welding capacity has been almost doubled.MORE

Personnel changes on the Executive Board of Wuppermann AG

Leverkusen, March 4, 2020 - Dr. Robert Kühn, member of the Board of Management of Wuppermann AG, has left the company effective on February 29, 2020. Dr. Robert Kühn's responsibilities on the Board of Management included overall responsibility for Wuppermann Hungary Kft. at the Györ site in Hungary. The Supervisory Board and the company thank Dr. Robert Kühn for his special commitment at the Györ location and wish him all the best for his future.

Tube 2020 - Hall 3, Stand B30: Wuppermann produces tubes with "invisble" welding seam

Leverkusen, Germany 18.02.2020 – As a steel processor with its own tube production facilities, the Wuppermann Group is able to offer not only all standard profiles and dimensions, but also tube products with very special requirements. The family-owned company from Leverkusen is presenting tubes with "invisible" welded seams at this year's Tube in Düsseldorf, thereby expanding its product portfolio (Hall 3, Stand B30). The visually particularly attractive premium tubes are produced at Wuppermann Metalltechnik GmbH (WMT) in Altmünster, Upper Austria. The difference to standard tubes is that the weld seam is laid in the edge radius, so that the seam is no longer visible after powder coating. MORE

Wuppermann Austria receives "Energy Audit Plus" for considerable energy savings

Judenburg, Austria, 28th August 2019 – In October 2015, Wuppermann Austria GmbH joined the E-LEEN network, which is supported by Energie Steiermark AG. The network E-LEEN is a learning energy efficiency network which deals with building processes and transport. The merger of several companies in cooperation with the State of Austria had formulated an overriding goal for all network participants, within which each company set itself the scope of its own energy savings. The duration of the project was set from October 2015 to June 2019. MORE

Wuppermann Staal Nederland is working towards responsible metals supply

Moerdijk, Netherlands, 1 August 2019 – Wuppermann is proud to inform all our business that we are actively working with several organisations to promote international responsible business conduct and address severe negative impact to people and the environment connected to the metals supply chains which we would otherwise not be able to tackle on our own.MORE

Comprehensive corrosion protection for steel - Wuppermann supplies Kristal Solar Park

Leverkusen, Germany, 11 July 2019 – The Kristal Solar Park, the largest photovoltaic installation in the Benelux, roots on a solid basis due to corrosion protected steel supplied by Wuppermann. Steel coated in Z1200, which means a zinc layer of 1,200 grams per square meter, is roll-formed by Wuppermann´s customer voestalpine Sadef into ram posts as essential part of their solar mounting system FASTSLIDE®.MORE

Press Contact

Janet Dunkel
Corporate Communications and Marketing

Wuppermann AG
Ottostr. 5
51381 Leverkusen

Phone: +49 (0) 2171/5000-811
Fax: +49 (0) 2171/5000-802
janet.dunkel(at)wuppermann.com

Jessica Geiger
Corporate Communications and Marketing

Wuppermann AG
Ottostr. 5
51381 Leverkusen

Phone: +49 (0) 2171/5000-814
Fax: +49 (0) 2171/5000-802
jessica.geiger(at)wuppermann.com