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This is Steel

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe is one of the world’s leading suppliers of high-grade flat steel. With around 27,000 employees, we supply high-quality steel products for innovative and demanding applications in a wide range of industries. Customer-specific material solutions and services associated with the material steel round off our range of services.

Together with our customers we continue to develop the long and successful story of our company, thereby shaping global markets, our region and a large number of powerful industries, including the automotive industry, machinery and plant engineering, the packaging industry and the energy sector.

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe fulfills the increasing demands for ever more efficient lightweight construction and safety standards, researches and develops new high-tech steels and sets standards for surface and processing technologies. Our intensive research and development work secures the basis for our sustained success.

#SteelFacts: Duisburg location as big as Monaco

From our #SteelSmarts series: Our plant site in Duisburg is not only x times larger than a certain well-known principality in the south of France, but its revenue comes from know-how, not gaming – we produce almost 12 million tons of steel per year.

Steel Europe in figures

2016/2017 2017/2018 Change in %
Order intake million € 8,969 9,157 2
Net sales million € 8,915 9,470 6
EBIT million € 493 471 (4)
EBIT margin % 5.5 5.0 -
Adjusted EBIT million € 547 687 26
Adjusted EBIT margin % 6.1 7.3 -
Employees (September 30) 27,646 27,764 0

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Organizational structure

Steel is part of thyssenkrupp and thus part of a large international group that produces much more than just steel. More information can be found here.

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Executive Board

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Business units

Special requirements call for specialist solutions. Steel offers them with 7 business units: Automotive, Industry, Heavy Plate, Precision Steel, Electrical Steel, Packaging Steel and Special Products.

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Germany’s biggest steelmaker isn’t just based in Duisburg. Where else you can find us and what the individual locations have to offer can be found here.

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We assume responsibility – vis-à-vis employees, customers, neighbors and authorities – in short: for society and the environment.

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Experience Steel at first hand – read about upcoming trade shows and exhibitions where you can meet us.

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Plant Tours

How does molten crude steel become a steel coil? If you are interested in our production processes, register for a plant tour at our visitor center.

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We have a long and rich tradition of steel production. Here you can take a look back at our timeline and our highlights over the years.

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We are looking for qualified suppliers and service providers who offer high-quality products and services at competitive prices. Are you right for us?

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The route to steel

It starts with lump ores, sinter and coke, and ends with a steel coil. The steel production process is complex – you can find a schematic presentation here.

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