Corporate structure

The quarter in Essen (Germany)

Organizational and management structure

Organizational and management structure

The Group is led strategically by thyssenkrupp AG. Founded in 1999 as a stock corporation under German law, the company has dual domiciles in Essen und Duisburg. Corporate headquarters is located in the thyssenkrupp quarter in Essen.

The Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG sets the strategy for the Group's development and steers the business areas, the corporate functions, and the service units.

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Our business: The thyssenkrupp business areas

The thyssenkrupp group

Our business operations are organized in five business areas: Components Technology, Elevator Technology, Industrial Solutions, Materials Services, and the discontinued operation Steel Europe. The business areas are divided into business units and operating units. In 78 countries, 449 companies and 23 investments accounted for by the equity method are included in the consolidated financial statements.

Components Technology

Components Technology

produces high-tech components worldwide for the automotive and machinery sectors. In the auto sector, the product range includes camshafts, crankshafts, steering and damping systems, springs and stabilizers, and the assembly of axle modules. In the machinery sector, thyssenkrupp supplies components for construction equipment, wind turbines, and numerous general engineering applications.

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Elevator Technology

Elevator Technology

is a leading manufacturer of passenger transportation systems. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, and passenger boarding bridges at airports, as well as stair and platform lifts. With innovative, energy-efficient technology, Elevator Technology sets standards for the entire sector – for example with revolutionary solutions such as the TWIN, MULTI, and ACCEL systems for even smarter mobility.

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Industrial Solutions

Industrial Solutions

specializes in the construction of industrial plants. The business area designs, builds, and services chemical, refinery, and other industrial complexes. For the auto industry, the business area delivers body and engine assembly lines complete with the associated test facilities. Industrial Solutions is also a world leading supplier of naval ships and submarines.

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Materials Services

Materials Services

is focused on global materials distribution, with around 480 sites in 44 countries. Last year stainless steel production was added to our already broad portfolio. We also provide a wide range of innovative services for manufacturing and processing companies. For example, we handle supply chain management for numerous major companies, making sure that every part they need is in the right place at the right time.

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Steel

Steel

is one of the world’s leading flat steel suppliers. The Steel Europe business area stands for high-quality steel products, innovative manufacturing technologies, and custom solutions for demanding applications in a wide range of industries. Our main customers include the auto, engineering, energy, packaging, and construction industries.

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