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This is Steel

thyssenkrupp Steel is one of the leading suppliers of high-grade flat steel and stands for innovations in steel and high-quality products for demanding applications. Steel has a good 26,000 employees and 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 economical lightweight, growing construction and safety standards, researches and develops new high-tech steels and sets standards for high-quality surface and processing technologies as well as efficient steels for the energy and mobility revolution..

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

Steel production at thyssenkrupp is planned to be carbon-neutral by 2045. As an initial target for 2030, thyssenkrupp Steel is aiming to reduce emissions from its own production and processes and from the purchase of energy by more than 30 percent versus the base year 2018.

Steel Europe in figures

2021/2022 2022/2023 Change in %
Order intake million € 11,811 12,189 3
Net sales million € 13,156 12,375 (6)
EBIT million € 887 (1,694) --
Adjusted EBIT million € 1,200 320 (73)
Adjusted EBIT margin % 9.1 2.6 __
Employees (Sept. 30) 26,304 26,822 2

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thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Strasse 100

47166 Duisburg, Germany

+49 (0)203 52-0

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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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Operations and 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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Steel is part of thyssenkrupp

thyssenkrupp Quartier

thyssenkrupp is an international industrial and technology company employing around 100,000 people. Across 48 countries it generated sales of €38 billion in fiscal 2022/2023. Since October 1, 2023, the business activities have been bundled into five segments: Automotive Technology, Decarbon Technologies, Materials Services, Steel Europe and Marine Systems. Backed by extensive technological know-how, the businesses develop cost-effective and resource-friendly solutions to the challenges of the future. Around 4,000 employees work in research and development at 75 locations all over the world, mainly in the fields of climate protection, the energy transition, digital transformation in the industry and mobility of the future. thyssenkrupp currently has a portfolio of approximately 14,630 patents and utility models. Under the thyssenkrupp umbrella brand the company creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and contributes to a better life for future generations. To this end, the company pursues ambitious climate protection targets and optimizes its own energy and climate efficiency. At the same time, it uses its diverse abilities along the relevant value chains to play a significant role in driving forward its customers’ green transformation. thyssenkrupp is listed in the MDAX index. thyssenkrupp shares are traded on Frankfurt Stock Exchange (symbol: TKA) and as American depositary receipts (symbol: TKAMY) in the USA.

Three words that describe who we are, what we do and how we do it.

engineering. tomorrow. together.

"engineering. tomorrow. together." remains our motivation; with our technological know-how and industrial expertise under a strong thyssenkrupp umbrella brand we aim to make an important contribution to a more livable and above all sustainable world.

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