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An investment worth millions makes Duisburg fit for the future.

Jenny Schulte, Product services and technical customer support scalur®+Z | thyssenkrupp Steel Europe Technoloy report

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.

Stéphane Graff, Characterizing materials and conducting feasibility studies for hot forming | thyssenkrupp Steel Europe Technology report

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 at thyssenkrupp Expert knowledge

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 Expert knowledge

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 Innovations

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 Technology report

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 Technology report

Always stay flexible

How can complex production methods be optimized? The international research project RECOBA explores this question.

The hot strip Praxiseinblick

250 million euros for thinner strips

Steel Europe is renovating its hot-strip rolling mill in Duisburg.

No heat in the oven Practical insight

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 Practical insight

SCALUR®+Z – more strip per coil

A new product from thyssenkrupp Steel helps optimize production processes thanks to its exceptional thickness tolerance.

Guarantee the quality by regularly overhauls. Practical insight

Cutting-edge everything

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe regularly overhauls its plants and systems to help guarantee the quality of its products.

Interview: Prof. Andreas Kern, Head of Quality Assurance in the Heavy Plate Business Unit Technology report

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.

Interview: Dr. Thomas Pretorius (thyssenkrupp Steel Europe) and Prof. Alexander Hartmaier Expert knowledge

„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.

Bumper-to-bumper innovation Technology report

Bumper-to-bumper innovation

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 Practical insight

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 Customer portrait

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.

Designer wheels made from steel Innovations

Designer wheels made from steel

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 Practical insight

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.

Quiz Quiz

Quiz

How energy-efficient are you?

How eco-friendly is steel? Expert knowledge

How eco-friendly is steel?

Andreas Theuer heads the Environmental and Climate Protection / Sustainability division at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG. In this interview, he explains why steel is an ecological resource.

Simulation in action Innovations

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.

Business creates business Innovations

Traveling by water

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.” Expert knowledge

“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 Practical insight

Furnace in top form

Blast furnace treated to a complete overhaul: Duisburg-Schwelgern renovates the cooling system and auxiliary units in blast furnace 2.

Thinking outside-the-box for precision steel Customer portrait

Thinking outside-the-box for precision steel

Experts at the Swiss Jansen Group and Steel Europe meet to discuss their outside-the-the box ideas for winning over new markets.

Car of the future Innovations

Car of the future

With its InCar® plus development project, thyssenkrupp presents over 40 new drive, chassis and steering control and body technology.

Attractive outer paneling made easy Technology report

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.

Customers save time and money Technology report

Customers save time and money

Steel Europe bundles its hot forming activities with a unique modeling and simulation system in Dortmund.

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