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This is Steel


thyssenkrupp Steel is one of the world’s leading suppliers of high-grade flat steel and stands for innovations in steel and high-quality products for innovative and demanding applications. With around 27,000 employees, the company produces about 11 million tonnes of crude steel per year – making it Germany’s largest flat steel manufacturer. Its capabilities range from custom material solutions to material-related 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.

Steel 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.

The company works internationally for a wide range of industries, including the auto, engineering, special vehicle, household appliance, packaging, energy, and construction sectors. Our intensive research and development work secures the basis for our sustained success.

As a pioneer in climate transformation, thyssenkrupp Steel has set itself the goal to produce 3 million tonnes of CO2 neutral steel per year from 2030 on, and to make its steel production fully climate-neutral from 2050 on.

#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

2017/2018 2018/2019 Change in %
Order intake million € 9,157 8,784 (4)
Net sales million € 9,470 9,065 (0)
EBIT million € 470 (123) --
EBIT margin % 5.0 (1,4)
Adjusted EBIT million € 687 31 (95)
Adjusted EBIT margin % 7.3 0.3
Employees (Sept. 30) 27,764 28,278 2

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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

Click here for the profile of the four Executive Board members of thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG.

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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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Locations

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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Sustainability

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

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Dates

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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History

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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Purchasing

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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