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Steel

Leading flat steel manufacturer

The Business Area Steel Europe is one of the world’s leading suppliers of carbon steel flat products. With around 27,000 employees and highly efficient facilities, the company produces around over 13 million tons of crude steel per year – making it Germany’s largest flat steel manufacturer.

Steel from thyssenkrupp stands for innovations in steel, focusing on high-quality products for innovative and demanding applications. Its capabilities range from custom material solutions to material-related services. The company works internationally for a wide range of industries, including the auto, engineering, special vehicle, household appliance, packaging, energy, and construction sectors.

Steel Europe

  • 8,697 mn €

    sales

  • 27,601

    employees

  • 1,800

    individual steel grades

The Duisburg mill is the heart of the company. Its location on the Rhine has been invaluable ever since the site was founded in 1891: Downstream processing operations are performed in Bochum, Dortmund, and the Siegerland area on state-of-the-art rolling and coating lines. Electrical Steel in Gelsenkirchen stands for high-quality grain-oriented electrical steel, while a second subsidiary in Andernach ranks among the world market leaders in tinplate. Steel not only operates in Germany but is also represented on the Chinese market through a joint venture producing premium-quality hot-dip coated steel for the auto industry.

Products

Components Technology
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Undercarriages
Undercarriages

High-quality undercarriages and undercarriage components from thyssenkrupp keep tracked vehicles moving the world over. Manufacturers and operators of construction machinery value our extensive range of track chains, rollers, idlers, sprockets and track shoes. We can also develop and manufacture complete undercarriages for crushers, recycling units, road construction machinery, specialist drilling equipment, and combine harvesters.

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Bearings
Bearings

Slewing bearings and rings from thyssenkrupp are essential construction and connecting elements for machines. They are used in wind turbines, cranes, excavators, telescopes, solar and tidal power plants. Our products are developed and designed exactly in accordance with our customers' requirements. Working closely together, we find solutions which are unique in terms of design, material properties, and performance.

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Crankshafts & conrods
Crankshafts & conrods

Forged and machined crankshafts and conrods from thyssenkrupp are used in internal combustion engines the world over. We also manufacture numerous other engine, transmission and suspension components for various applications. State-of-the-art production processes, close cooperation with our customers, and in-house research and development resources, together with over 100 years' experience of forging and machining technology, define who we are today.

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Camshafts
Camshafts

thyssenkrupp is the world market leader for assembled camshafts: we count practically all international auto manufacturers among our customers. Our camshafts are essential engine components, ensuring that oxygen is supplied to the combustion process and exhaust gases are removed from the engine block. We also develop cylinder head modules with integrated camshafts, variable valve train systems, and components for electric drives.

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Springs & stabilizers
Springs & stabilizers

Springs and stabilizers from thyssenkrupp provide maximum comfort and safety in vehicles. As partner to the automobile industry, we develop and produce premium innovative solutions to meet the highest demands on suspension technology. Whether for cars or trucks – we find the optimum combination of ride comfort and safety whatever the vehicle.

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Steering
Steering

Steering technology from thyssenkrupp is fitted in the vehicles of almost all major auto manufacturers. Alongside cold-forged steering components, we produce steering columns as well as complete mechanical, hydraulic and electric steering systems. Our electric power-assisted steering systems help significantly reduce fuel consumption. They are also a prerequisite for systems such as park assist, lane assist, and autonomous driving.

Elevator Technology
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Home elevators
Home elevators

thyssenkrupp home elevators offer a new level of comfort and quality of life for the home environment. Our systems are sold individually to private customers or as standard solutions to housing developers. Available in various sizes, for installation with or without a shaft, in existing or new houses, indoors or out, and with an incredible selection of cabin décor elements and materials, home elevators from thyssenkrupp are a feature no home should be without.

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Platform lifts
Platform lifts

thyssenkrupp platform lifts offer practical accessibility solutions for wheelchair users – indoors and out, at home and in public places. For authorities, tourist attractions and public transport, barrier-free access is particularly important, so our clients include architects, facility managers and construction companies. Our products meet all architectural requirements, are robust and reliable and feature smart, user-friendly functions.

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Stair lifts
Stair lifts

thyssenkrupp stair lifts allow people with reduced mobility to use the stairs in their own home. Our stair lift solutions are available directly to private customers as well as to public institutions. Numerous international design awards prove that design and functionality don't have to be mutually exclusive. Our patented ASL technology for automatic swiveling and leveling of the chair makes our lift best in class.

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Passenger boarding bridges
Passenger boarding bridges

In addition to increasing aircraft efficiency, thyssenkrupp passenger boarding bridges enhance the comfort and safety of passengers on the way to the plane. A variety of options are available to serve most aircraft types, from the Airbus A380 to propeller planes. Our clients – airport operators and developers – trust our custom solutions, the result of decades-long experience. thyssenkrupp creates not just a product, but a tailor-made solution for every need.

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ACCEL
ACCEL

ACCEL is a game-changing transportation system shortening connection times at airports and metros. Passengers enter at normal walking speed and are transported at high speed to the other end. Powered by linear motors, ACCEL can cut transit times at airports by an incredible two-thirds. ACCEL can also be installed in existing metro stations without major building work or infrastructure modifications.

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Moving walks
Moving walks

thyssenkrupp moving walks provide a convenient mobility option for people with luggage and shopping carts. At airports and in large superstores, moving walks are key to efficient traffic flows. Architects, consultants, general contractors and operators count on us when it comes to handling new installation and modernization projects and providing reliable service and maintenance support. Our modular pitless moving walk is a resource-friendly solution for sustainable urbanization.

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Escalators
Escalators

thyssenkrupp escalators optimize traffic flows in train stations and airports and improve use of all floors in department stores and malls. Architects, consultants, general contractors and operators count on us when it comes to handling new installations and modernization projects and providing reliable service and maintenance support. Our tailor-made products ensure cities are prepared for the challenges of tomorrow.

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Elevators
Elevators

thyssenkrupp elevators help keep people moving in residential and office buildings, hotels, hospitals, train stations and airports. Our passenger and freight elevators are sought-after by architects, planners and facility managers – whether for new installations or modernization projects. Our German-engineered elevator systems offer increased user safety, superior ride comfort and maximum availability. With our innovative solutions we are contributing to the mobility of the future.

Industrial Solutions
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Automotive plants
Automotive plants

We are specialists in automotive manufacturing: As a global systems partner, thyssenkrupp supplies all major elements of the body and powertrain process chains – from engineering to prototyping to final assembly. With over 100 years' experience, we develop innovations that push back technological boundaries. Customers benefit from the high quality of our materials, our extensive engineering expertise and the passion we bring to our projects.

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Naval services
Naval services

Alongside the actual products, thyssenkrupp also provides a full range of services for the entire lifecycle of naval units. From the procurement of spare parts to servicing and modernizations, we deliver everything from a single source. This includes support with setting up maintenance bases as well as specialist training programs, whether on board or in a virtual training environment.

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Naval surface vessels
Naval surface vessels

With a record of engineering excellence stretching back decades, thyssenkrupp designs and builds naval surface vessels for diverse operations from coastal to open-sea, tailored in every detail to meet the high demands of our customers in terms of robustness, flexibility and fittings. thyssenkrupp's portfolio includes high-performance frigates and compact corvettes as well as special open-sea patrol ships and support vessels.

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Submarines
Submarines

thyssenkrupp submarines for coastal and open-ocean operations have been supplied to the navies of 17 countries around the world. Virtually no other company can match our experience in the design and construction of non-nuclear submarines. Our customers benefit from continuous innovations, such as air-independent fuel cell propulsion, providing greater endurance and enhanced stealth.

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Materials handling
Materials handling

Our materials handling capabilities range from individual machines to the design and construction of complete handling facilities for port terminals and stockyards. thyssenkrupp solutions are proven and sought-after the world over, for example in the mining, cement, chemicals and fertilizer sectors as well as in coal-fired power plants, metallurgical facilities and steel mills. Wherever our customers need something, we get materials to their destination reliably, efficiently and with minimum environmental impact.

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Mining & mineral solutions
Mining & mineral solutions

With decades of experience, thyssenkrupp continues to set the benchmark in surface mining and mineral processing: Our large bucket wheel excavators, spreaders and belt conveyors can handle up to 240,000 m³ of overburden per day. We are also specialists in ore crushing and processing. Our mine planning services help customers reduce costs and optimize productivity.

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Cement plants
Cement plants

thyssenkrupp is one of the world's leading full-line suppliers to the cement industry. From raw material preparation to clinker and cement production through to automation solutions, we have a complete range of innovative technologies, processes and machinery. We are a one-stop shop for customers in the cement industry, with eco-friendly solutions guaranteeing operators maximum productivity and cost efficiency.

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Industrial plant services
Industrial plant services

thyssenkrupp offers premium-quality spare parts and a full range of aftersales services for industrial plants and machinery. With our global network we are present throughout the world. We support customers quickly and reliably in the operation and maintenance of their facilities, and also with revamps, upgrades, and spare parts management. We also provide training and consulting services – all precisely tailored to customers' needs.

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Coke plant technologies
Coke plant technologies

thyssenkrupp supplies world-leading cokemaking technologies. We design and build complete coke plants of various types for the production of coke from different grades of coal. Whether horizontal chamber kilns, heat recovery or byproduct systems – thanks to our know-how and innovative processes our coke plants meet the latest environmental standards and reliably produce high-quality coke for internal use or for sale.

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Chemical plants
Chemical plants

Thyssenkrupp creates complete chemical plants, from engineering, procurement and construction through to technical and operating services. We offer equipment and technologies for fertilizers, base chemicals, electrolysis, polymers, gas technologies, oil & gas, as well as biotechnology and high-pressure applications. With our engineering expertise and decades-long experience, we work together with customers to develop reliable, efficient and sustainable solutions.

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Standard machines
Standard machines

thyssenkrupp offers a product line that includes jaw crushers, Kubria® cone crushers and vibrating screens used in the aggregate segment in all crushing stages (primary to quaternary), and in the most different types of rock, such as granite, basalt, Gneiss and other rocks with high resistance to compression and abrasiveness. The equipment can also be supplied with semi-mobile and mobile structures, in this case mounted on wheels.

Materials Services
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Infrastructure projects & services
Infrastructure projects & services

Whether it’s about mobility, urbanization, climate change, or resource efficiency: As a leading supplier of civil, marine, and foundation engineering solutions, we cover the full range of services for global infrastructure projects. The portfolio includes piling sections, machinery, and shoring and scaffolding services.

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Materials services (processing)
Materials services (processing)

In its worldwide service centers and branches, thyssenkrupp has extensive processing capabilities, including slitting, shearing, plasma and laser cutting, sawing, drilling, milling, and coating. Materials can also be supplied with TÜV certificates on request.

Steel Europe
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Heavy plate
Heavy plate

thyssenkrupp's heavy plate product range comprises quarto and cut-to-length plates for a wide variety of applications, tailored to customer requirements. Our high-strength special structural steels N-A-XTRA® and XABO® are used in highly stressed structures such as mobile cranes, our high-strength cold-forming steels PERFORM® in lightweight structures in truck manufacture, our wear-resistant XAR® steels in construction and mining equipment, and our SECURE steels in ballistic applications.

Industries

Automotive

Automotive

Innovations for the automobiles of tomorrow

As a reliable partner we support auto manufacturers worldwide in the manufacture of light, safe, and affordable vehicles – with our products and our expertise.

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Construction, infrastructure, and buildings

Construction, infrastructure, and buildings

Innovations for urban transformation

Whether it’s passenger transportation solutions or materials for state-of-the-art architecture – with our innovative products we are helping shape the cities of tomorrow.

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Energy generation and distribution

Energy generation and distribution

Sustainable technologies for a better future

With our vast product portfolio we offer solutions for the production, transportation, storage, and transformation of renewable and fossil energies.

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Food and drink

Food and drink

Form follows function

As one of the three biggest packaging steel producers in Europe, we offer our customers innovative materials and a comprehensive range of services.

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Appliances

Appliances

Smart solutions for smart appliances

For the household appliance sector, we develop innovative materials and surfaces – and supply the starting material for white goods and furniture. A comprehensive range of services rounds out our portfolio.

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Engineering

Engineering

Premium materials for state-of-the-art processing technologies

As partner to a wide range of industries, we support plant construction projects around the world – with our vast experience and engineering expertise.

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Oil and gas

Oil and gas

A local presence worldwide

With our wide portfolio of products and services and our global network, we have a local presence in all the main oil and gas markets.

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Special vehicles

Special vehicles

For the toughest conditions

Through rigorous material tests and continuous process control, we offer our customers consistent high quality in the construction and operation of highly specialized vehicles for all applications.

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