An investment worth millions makes Duisburg fit for the future.
Modernization sinter plant
Steel boosts energy efficiency
Ideal protection, easy processing
BMW is the first car manufacturer to use ZM EcoProtect from thyssenkrupp’s Steel division in series production – in the MINI’s outer paneling.
The name’s Sieron – pleased to meet you!
Engineers in the spotlight: Get to know Sebastian Sieron, who represents the many dedicated specialists in thyssenkrupp’s Steel division. He works in research and development for non-oriented electrical steel, which helps electric motors run faster.
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.
Masters of the ice
When lugers Eggert and Benecken race down ice-covered tracks, thyssenkrupp is right there with them – 80 percent of the materials used to make their luge were developed by various Business Areas of our Group.
Crashing on command
From now on, thyssenkrupp’s Steel division can conduct even more crash tests at the Dortmund, Germany location.
Investing in Krefeld
Those who want to save on electricity need to invest in energy. A new spectral analysis device at the Steel Service Center in Krefeld, Germany, ensures an even greater degree of analytical precision.
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.
Why has thyssenkrupp changed its lettering and logo? And what does the new trade mark mean for thyssenkrupp Steel? Andreas J. Goss, CEO of thyssenkrupp Steel, and Michael Trautmann of the creative agency thjnk explain.
“There is still a lot more to do”
Where can improvements be made at thyssenkrupp Steel? And how can they be implemented? Sudhakar Sivaji, who is responsible for corporate planning, development, and strategic orientation, is looking for answers to these questions.
Always stay flexible
How can complex production methods be optimized? The international research project RECOBA explores this question.
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.
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe regularly overhauls its plants and systems to help guarantee the quality of its products.
Great new products
We team up with large (family-owned) companies as well as small and medium-sized businesses to support them in developing new products. Tag along with our customer service representatives as they head out to meet clients.
The Winkelmann Group is one of the leading companies in the metal forming industry. Long-term thinking and planning while remaining innovative and flexible is all in a day’s work for the family-owned company.
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.
We are becoming a brand
In Turkey, business confidence is growing alongside the economy itself. Korhan Demirci, Head of Strategic Purchasing at Turkish truck manufacturer Tirsan, explains what that means for the collaboration with Steel Europe.
Attractive outer paneling made easy
Steel Europe has now brought two highly effective corrosion protection coatings to maturity – for use with visible car body outer paneling parts.
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.
Customers save time and money
Steel Europe bundles its hot forming activities with a unique modeling and simulation system in Dortmund.
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.
With InCar® plus, ThyssenKrupp has continued to build upon its comprehensive development project in the area of automotive manufacturing, and in doing so, the company has combined expertise from three different business areas. Axel Grüneklee is the overall coordinator for all individual projects and employees.
Furnace in top form
Blast furnace treated to a complete overhaul: Duisburg-Schwelgern renovates the cooling system and auxiliary units in blast furnace 2.