Vallourec Deutschland GmbH

​In Germany, Vallourec has four production plants and three R&D centers in North Rhine-Westphalia and Saxony. Vallourec Deutschland GmbH is headquartered in Düsseldorf.


The One World Trade Center in New York, numerous World Cup stadiums all over the world, and facilities for oil and gas production have one thing in common: their structures have been made using seamless steel tubes from Vallourec. These products and tube-based solutions are in demand around the globe in the oil and gas industry, power plant technology and in mechanical and structural steel engineering.

In Germany, Vallourec has four production sites in North Rhine-Westphalia: three in Düsseldorf and one in Mülheim an der Ruhr. Germany is also an important technology location for Vallourec, home to three of its Research & Development Centers. The Vallourec Research Center Germany in Düsseldorf focuses on new steel grades for tomorrow's boiler tubes, piping systems and pipelines, while the neighboring Vallourec Research Center Technology is working on production processes of the future. The new materials and processes developed there are then tried out under industrial conditions at the Vallourec Competence Center Riesa.

A proud tradition

Seamless tubes have been produced in Germany for over 100 years now: in 1899, the brothers Reinhard and Max Mannesmann established the first seamless tube mill, thus laying the foundation stone for the success of their product. In 1997, Mannesmannröhren-Werke AG and the Vallourec Group entered into a joint venture named Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes, which in 2005 became a wholly owned subsidiary of the French Group. Since November 1, 2013, the German company has operated under the name of Vallourec Deutschland GmbH.

Vallourec divisions at a glance

The four German mills manufacture tube and pipe in all feasible dimensions and supply all the divisions in the Vallourec Group:

Oil & Gas: Tube and pipe, pipe connections and premium solutions for the exploration and production of oil and gas and the completion of oil and gas wells; drill pipe, line pipe and accessories for onshore and offshore pipelines

Powergen: Seamless tubes for boilers in conventional and nuclear power plants, welded heat exchanger tubes

Industry: hollow sections, tube and pipe and mechanical tubing for:

  • Mechanical engineering: cranes, hydraulic cylinders, agricultural machinery, etc.
  • Automotive industry: passenger cars, commercial vehicles and trucks
  • Construction industry: e.g. bridges, stadiums, airport buildings, exhibition and trade fair halls

Oil & Gas

Applications of Vallourec products in the exploration, production, transportation and processing of oil and gas.
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Seamless steel tubes play an important role in state-of-the-art power plant engineering.
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Whether for cranes or stadium roofs, or as starting tubes for the automotive industry, Vallourec products are in great demand across all industries.
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Vallourec has a rich industrial history.

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