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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.

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. With bluemint® Steel, thyssenkrupp Steel already offers certified steels with up to 70% reduced CO2 intensity. Steel production should be completely climate neutral by 2045.

#SteelFacts: Duisburg location larger than Monaco

From our #SteelSmarts series: Our plant site in Duisburg is not only 5 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 11 million tons of steel per year.

Steel Europe in figures

2020/2021 2021/2022 Change in %
Order intake million € 9,283 11,811 27
Net sales million € 8,932 13,156 47
EBIT million € (59) 887 ++
Adjusted EBIT million € 116 1,200 ++
Adjusted EBIT margin % 1.3 9.1 __
Employees (Sept. 30) 26,303 26,304 0

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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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