thyssenkrupp AG (Formerly ThyssenKrupp AG)

Company Profile



thyssenkrupp Allee 1, 45143 Essen, Germany

Business Overview

-The Company was founded through the merger between Thyssen AG and Friedrich Krupp AG Hoesch-Krupp in 1999.

-The Company is a diversified industrial group with three primary focus areas. Its capital goods businesses develop and manufacture components and service solutions for the automotive, machinery, and energy markets. The Company’s plant engineering portfolio provides engineering, construction and maintenance of industrial facilities. Finally, the Company’s material businesses offers customized material solutions and materials manufacturing and processing.

-The Company is divided into six business areas: Components Technology, Steel Europe, Steel Americas, Elevator Technology, Industrial Solutions, and Materials Services.

-The automotive industry is the Company’s largest customer group, accounting for 25% of the Company’s total sales, or EUR 9.8 billion, in the fiscal year ended September 2016.

-The Company’s business areas which are involved in the automotive industry are as follows:

  • Components Technology: Manufactures components for a vehicle's powertrain and chassis such as cylinder head modules, axle modules, and electric power-assisted steering (EPS) systems.
  • Steel Europe: Provides various types and grades of steel
  • Industrial Solutions: Provides production systems and infrastructure
  • Materials Services: Materials distribution


Components Technology Steel Europe
-Bharat Forge
-CIE Automotive
-NHK Spring
-Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
-Seojin Cam
-Tata Steel


-Listed on the Frankfurt and Dusseldorf Stock Exchange. (As of Sep. 30, 2016)
Name or Company Name Investment Ratio (%)
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation 23.03
Cevian Capital 15.08
International Institutional Investors 51.89
Private investors 10.00
Total 100.00


Components Technology
-Integrated camshafts
-Variable shiftable valve lift controls
-Concentric camshafts
-Camshafts with integrated bearing blocks
-Block module with integrated camshafts
-Integrated oil separation system
-Integrated rotor shafts

-Forged crankshafts
-Finished crankshafts
-Connecting rods
-Gear shafts
-Gear wheel blanks
-Wheel hubs

-Monotube gas-pressure shock absorbers
-Twintube gas-pressure shock absorbers
-DampMatic passive amplitude-selective damping systems
-Adaptive damping systems
-DampTronic electronically adjustable variable damping systems
-DampTronic two-stage electrically adjustable dampers
-DampTronic Sky variable dampers with two setting valves
-Steel spring modules
-Air suspension modules

Steering systems
-Fixed steering columns
-Mechanically adjustable columns
-Electrically adjustable columns
-Steering spindles and shafts
-Hydraulic power steering systems
-Rack-assist electric power steering systems
-Dual-pinion electric power steering systems
-TriPin electric power steering systems for light utility vehicles
-Mechanical steering gears
-Low-torque column electric power steering systems
-High-torque column electric power steering systems
-Universal joints
-Inner races
-Bevel gears
-Planetary gears

Springs and stabilizers
-Linear coil springs
-Barrel springs
-Side load springs
-Solid stabilizer bars
-Tubular stabilizer bars
-Split stabilizer bars
-Rubber-to-metal stabilizer bearings
-VarioShape lightweight stabilizer bar

Axle assemblies
-Corner modules
-Center modules
-Front axles
-Rear axles
-Axle adjustments
-Powertrain assemblies

Steel Europe
-Deep-drawing steels
-High-strength interstitial free (IF) steels
-Higher-strength deep-drawing steels
-Dual-phase steels
-Ferrite-bainite-phase steels
-Martensitic-phase steels
-Microalloyed steels
-Bake-hardening steels
-Work hardening steels
-Complex-phase steels
-Retained austinite steels
-Manganese-boron steels
-scalur - hot strip steels with improved tolerances
-perform - high-strength thermo-mechanically rolled steel for cold forming

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