Dierk Raabe of MPI is on the lookout for smart materials.
The name is Graff – Stéphane Graff!
Engineers in the spotlight: Get to know Stéphane Graff, who represents the many dedicated specialists in thyssenkrupp’s Steel division. He characterizes materials and conducts feasibility studies for hot forming.
Working with an innovative spirit
engineering. tomorrow. together. Engineering is key to making thyssenkrupp’s brand promise a reality. The best way to understand what ‘engineering’ means for us and our customers is to take a look at the work of our engineers.
Always stay flexible
How can complex production methods be optimized? The international research project RECOBA explores this question.
“Knowledge creates ideas. Industry creates solutions.”
Hans Jürgen Kerkhoff, President of the German Steel Federation (WV Stahl), and Matthias Kleiner, President of the Leibniz Association, spoke about the significance of research and the economy for our society.
„Better materials, better components”
What type of work is done at the Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Materials Simulation (ICAMS) in Bochum? Dr. Thomas Pretorius (l.) from thyssenkrupp Steel Europe and Prof. Alexander Hartmaier explain.
A coking plant becomes a bakery
A modern testing facility belonging to thyssenkrupp Steel and Industrial Solutions can transform coke oven gas into baking powder.
Focused efficiency at 0.18 millimeters
The amount of electricity used by Denmark in half a year: That’s how much power Europe’s transformers alone have to save by 2020, a job that calls for highly efficient, grain-oriented electrical steel.
„Time to internationalize!”
While the German Mittelstand enjoys an excellent reputation the world around, competition at home continues to grow. Marc S. Tenbieg, Managing Director of the German Association for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (DMB), recommends increasing trade in export.
Sun worshippers in the wind tunnel
By the time the thyssenkrupp SunRiser heads to the World Solar Challenge, it will have completed a whole battery of tests – in the wind tunnel as well.
Compact quiz – Family-owned companies and SMBs
What are the largest and oldest German companies, and where are they headquartered?
How can you determine quality and what role do the casinos of Monte Carlo play in simulating mechanical properties? Andreas Kern, Head of Quality Assurance in the Heavy Plate Business Area, provides an explanation.
Quality is a promise that lasts
Robert Schmitt, Dean at RWTH Aachen University, and Rudolf Schönenberg, Head of Quality Management at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe, discuss how they define quality.
Major test in Australia
thyssenkrupp is preparing for the World Solar Challenge: The world championship for solar-powered cars will take place between Darwin and Adelaide this October. The thyssenkrupp team will hit the road in its ‘SunRiser.’
Simulation in action
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe uses simulations and crash tests to study vehicle safety. This is an ongoing process that provides a critical basis for product development.
Megacities – Traffic moves into the third dimension
Over the next 15 years two thirds of the world’s population will live in metropolitan regions. City planners must create an infrastructure concept to match – and InnoCity could be the solution.
“We offer customers the perfect solution.”
InCar® plus is a forward-thinking, all-round package for the automotive industry.
Car of the future
With its InCar® plus development project, thyssenkrupp presents over 40 new drive, chassis and steering control and body technology.
“We see the automotive industry as driving forward technology.”
Steel is the dominant material in cars. What is thyssenkrupp Steel Europe doing so that it stays this way?
We make it possible
End-to-end provider Sales Industry is an ideal material partner for flat steel. No matter how diverse, customer requirements are rapidly implemented down to a T. Jörg Paffrath explains why this is possible and what is being done to keep it that way.
Who isn’t looking for the next Gyro Gearloose?
In today’s competitive world, only the innovative survive. But who can provide a company with the best conditions for this?