EVRAZ launches global vanadium R&D initiative
EVRAZ Vanadium has established a new Research and Development Center located in Group subsidiary East Metals AG, Zug, Switzerland. The main objective is to support sustainable and diversified usage of vanadium as an alloying element in current and future steel products.
Center is led by Rolf Schmidt, East Metals Director R&D Vanadium since October 2019. Prior to joining EVRAZ Rolf served several managerial roles in R&D, Quality and General Management at Swiss based companies Feintool AG, Benteler Rothrist AG and Deloro HTM. He holds a Diploma and PhD in Metallurgy of RWTH Aachen University of Technology.Link to press release