BILSTEIN Cold-rolled strip: German quality made in the USA

BILSTEIN GROUP is a family business rich in tradition that has specialized in the production of cold-rolled steel. Since its establishment in 1911 in Hagen, Germany, the company has ever been growing and increasing its production and has therefore established itself globally as a highly renowned producer of cold-rolled steel. BILSTEIN uses sophisticated manufacturing processes to produce high-performance cold-rolled steel strips with the greatest accuracy, leaving nothing to chance. In fact, our sophisticated, computer-controlled manufacturing systems produce miles of cold-rolled steel at a variety of BILSTEIN GROUP sites every single day.

The increasing exacting standard of quality on cold-rolled steel on the US-market is both challenge and opportunity for the future for an aspiring enterprise like BILSTEIN. Being a global player on cold-rolled steel strip, BILSTEIN GROUP is a reliable partner to automotive suppliers in every part of the world. For more than 25 years the company has been delivering cold-rolled steel to North America.

Therefore BILSTEIN GOUP has established a new production site in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With about 60,000 inhabitants Bowling Green is the third largest city in Kentucky and home to General Motors, Fruit of the Loom and production site of the legendary Chevrolet Corvette.

Intense exchange between BILSTEIN production sites in the USA and Germany

From Bowling Green BILSTEIN COLD ROLLED STEEL LP supplies the Northern American market with high-grade cold-rolled steel strip starting in 2017. The ground breaking ceremony took place on 26th of October, 2015. Since then construction work has been progressing continuously.

Equipment for the Kentucky production site has been provided from Germany by trusted companies. ANDRITZ SUNDWIG, GEORG and TENOVA LOI deliver technical equipment for the production site in Bowling Green.

To ensure the high quality standards of the BILSTEIN GROUP intensive exchange is taking place 24/7 between headquarters in Germany and the production site in Kentucky.