The Belgian VCST site encompasses the Global HeadQuarters, together with the manufacturing facility VCST Industrial Products and the Heat treatment plant STC (Surface Treatment Company).
From its Global HQ VCST supports and controls its global businesses and facilities. Compentence and Service centers such as Global Engineering, Marketing & Sales, Global Sourcing and Finance are located here.
The Belgian manufacturing facility has the longest existence and experience within VCST's history. Whereas this site in the past even assembled full engines and transmissions, it is currently concentrating on machining of components, primarily gears and shafts. The site is ideally positioned to serve as incubator for new projects and products as it gathers R&D, prototyping, machining and Heat treatment facilities on one location.
Facts and Figures
Building Area: 45.350 m2
Products: Gears, Shafts, Components for brake systems
Key Customers: Volkswagen, Ford, Perkins, Daf, ZF, Punch
This plant is a cornerstone as it comes to Heat treatment operations within the whole VCST group. A large variety of Thermal and Thermo-Chemical Furnace operations are served from this plant such as case hardening, gas nitriding, induction hardening, press hardening etc.. . To support the Heat Treatment operations various auxiliary processes are installed amongst others shot blasting, thermal deburring, high pressure cleaning, automatic straightening etc. The plant serves as Heat Treatment source for VCST's own operations but sells likewise directly to the end market to support external customers.
Facts and Figures
Building Area: 7.100 m2
Products: Gears, Shafts, housings, couplings
Key Customers: VCST, Punch, JTEKT, WEMA