An investment worth millions makes Duisburg fit for the future.
Introducing Ms. Schulte
Engineers in the spotlight: Get to know Jenny Schulte, who represents the many dedicated specialists in thyssenkrupp’s Steel division. She is overseeing the development and introduction of scalur®+Z.
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.
Crashing on command
From now on, thyssenkrupp’s Steel division can conduct even more crash tests at the Dortmund, Germany location.
It’s all in the mix
A new sinter test facility determines the most efficient and environmentally friendly way to use raw materials.
Invest now, save later
Resource conservation is a crucial consideration in the business world. thyssenkrupp’s Steel division has many years of experience in this area, and we would like to share our expertise.
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.
Always stay flexible
How can complex production methods be optimized? The international research project RECOBA explores this question.
250 million euros for thinner strips
Steel Europe is renovating its hot-strip rolling mill in Duisburg.
No heat in the oven
It’s a rare view indeed, considering that the central section of blast furnace 9 located in Duisburg-Hamborn is normally heated to a blistering 1,600 degrees Celsius.
SCALUR®+Z – more strip per coil
A new product from thyssenkrupp Steel helps optimize production processes thanks to its exceptional thickness tolerance.
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe regularly overhauls its plants and systems to help guarantee the quality of its products.
It pays off
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.
„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 new bumper system has been developed as part of the InCar®plus initiative. The steel girders not only save on weight, they are cheaper too.
Bottrop’s sparkling new star
From wallflower to eyecatcher: This building is turning heads on the streets of downtown Bottrop thanks to its new and improved facade elements made from pladur® Relief Icecrystal.
A growing business: hot forming
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe shares its expertise and is rewarded for its efforts, for example in customer Gedia’s transition to hot forming in its production process.
Sleek rims and attractive wheels: The steel-CFRP hybrid wheel developed by thyssenkrupp Steel Europe is contributing to reducing costs and weight – while also making the product more environmentally friendly
If you sow wind, you shall reap power
Innovative steel products such as non-oriented electrical steel are helping to make wind turbines more efficient – and they go easy on natural resources.
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe sends its steel products to the port of Antwerp to be shipped out all over the world. The company’s location on the Rhine is certainly a logistical boon.
“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.
Furnace in top form
Blast furnace treated to a complete overhaul: Duisburg-Schwelgern renovates the cooling system and auxiliary units in blast furnace 2.