Effective from the 1st of February 2011, VWN Steel Solutions GmbH has been incorporated into the newly set Danieli Centro Met Swiss (a branch of Danieli Centro Met) and will represent the centre of competence within the Danieli global organisation for the worldwide revamping business in EAF steelmaking.

Additionally, Danieli Centro Met Swiss, will take care of the German speaking markets in terms of all electric steel making projects.

The new company will continue operating from the existing VWN Steel Solutions offices located in Rheinfelden, Switzerland, between Basel and Zurich. Bernard Villemin and Thomas Narholz will take the position of Managing Director for Danieli Centro Met Swiss and Executive Vice President within the global organization of Danieli.

The consulting and services activities of VWN Steel Solutions GmbH have been sold to the newly set VWN Steel Consulting AG, located in Liestal, Switzerland, controlled by Horst Wiesinger (one of the founders of VWN Steel Solutions GmbH).

Some of the experts who were part of the former VWN Team will continue working for VWN Steel Consulting AG.