About us

Who we are

VCST is a world-class automotive supplier of powertrain and brake components for almost 50 years. Every day, our passionate people across three continents exceed expectations to support our customers. Even with all the new challenges coming out of the vehicle electrification, we are front-runner in providing reliable solutions. Our patented or bespoke solutions are at the heart of our customers’ trustworthy products. With VCST engineered products inside, you can rely on your equipment to get the job done.

 

We are a division of the BMT Group, an industrial, family-owned holding company, with various global market leaders among its subsidiary companies (e.g. BMT Aerospace, IGW & OMCO). The shared know-how within the BMT Group and our commitment to innovation makes us a powerful force in the automotive market.

 

Our automated high-volumes production plants have all key processes in-house, including heat and surface treatment. With our in-house fast prototyping, independently from our production facilities, you may count on quick services. NVH problems can be solved thanks to our patented solutions. So far, VCST has created over 30 patents and by implementing a smart and digital way of working we will be able to serve our customers even better.

 

With plants in Belgium, Germany, Romania, China & Mexico, VCST is close to customers all over the globe, giving them leverage and a sustainable global supply base.

VCST, your drive, our passion

Where can you find us?

Belgium - Sint-Truiden

VCST Headerquart plant in Sint-TruidenOur plant in Sint-Truiden is the VCST headquarter: Global Engineering, Sales, Global Sourcing and Finance are located here. It also encompasses the VCST Industrial Products manufacturing facility and the STC Heat treatment plant. In Sint-Truiden we are 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 brings R&D, prototyping, machining and heat treatment facilities at one location.

 

VCST Industrial Products BV
Rellestraat 5030, 3800 Sint-Truiden
T + 32 (0) 11 67 02 11

 

Surface Treatment Company BV
Nijverheidslaan 5420, 3800 Sint-Truiden
T + 32 (0) 11 67 02 96

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China - Changzhou

VCST plant in ChangzhouOur plant in Changzhou manufactures engine and transmission gears for the passenger car and truck markets. As from mid 2020, a new hyper-modern gear line is operational to serve our booming markets within the rail and industrial markets. Gear manufacturing here features high quality facilities and advanced processes, all under one roof.

 

VCST Automotive Components (Changzhou) Co, Ltd.
8 Fushan Road,
Wujin Economic Zone,
Changzhou, China 213149
T +86 519 8169 0996

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Germany - Reichenbach

In Company plant in Reichenbach, GermanyVCST Reichenbach we produce high precision aluminum valve blocks for safety-related automotive brake components. The annual output of the plant exceeds 5 million parts with a proven track record of reliability (delivery 100% and quality <10 ppm).

 

VCST Reichenbach GmbH
Am Fernblick 15, D-08499 Mylau
T + 49 (0) 37 65 795 – 0

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Mexico - León

Company plant in Leon, MexicoOur plant in León, México was installed in 2005 as a pioneer in machining for the automotive industry in the North-American region. We machine high technology mechanical components such as gears and shafts for the automotive market and provide heat treatment and surface treatment.

 

VCST De Mexico S De R.L De C.V.

Boulevard Aeropuerto No. 3202 Loc. A
San Juan de Otates
C.P. 37670, León, Gto. México

T +52 477 152 6100

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Romania - Alba

Company building Romania AlbaA modern production plant located in a green environment, equipped with the newest technology in metal processing and heat treatments such as nitriding and case hardening. We produce gears for light and off-road vehicles. Active in the market since 2013.

 

SC VCST Automotive Production Alba SRL
Romania, Alba County, Alba Iulia, No. 9, Calea Ciugudului Street, 517240
T +40 372 133 700

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USA - Zanesville - Ohio

IGW company building in Zanesville, USAIGW US is a small, diversified plant that envelopes almost all divisions of the BMT Group. We offer assembly and warehousing activities for our North-American based customers in the rail, automotive & industrial markets. For VCST, IGW US is especially a distribution plant.

 

IG Watteeuw USA LLC
1000 Linden Avenue, Zanesville
Ohio 43701 – 3098 USA
T +1 740 588 1722

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Our values

Trust

We tell what we do and do what we tell.

Embracing diversity

We create a global culture of cross-fertilization in order to connect talent and improve our processes.

Winning with us

We turn problems into solutions.

Passion to exceed

We challenge the status quo.

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