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Global market leader in the field of slewing bearings

thyssenkrupp rothe erde specializes in the manufacture of slewing bearings, antifriction bearings, and seamless rolled rings, which are used internationally in industrial applications. Each month, around 6,600 employees transform 15,000 metric tons of steel into customer-specific solutions.

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Our claim is to set standards with our exceptional developments. Customized solutions are therefore our standard. Our depth of production is wide-ranging, and our product portfolio is individually adapted to each customer. Thanks to our differentiated service mentality, we easily succeed in balancing standard production with custom manufacturing.

The company was founded in 1861, and assimilated into the Group in 1992. A wide range of additional international subsidiaries have since been founded. Today we are active in ten countries.

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Executive management


Winfried Schulte


Dr. Wilfried Spintig

Dr. Wilfried Spintig



Philip Conze


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Purchasing and supplier management at thyssenkrupp rothe erde

Together we are stronger. Together in the company. With our customers and suppliers. Together we develop market-leading solutions for innovative, sustainable products and processes. In close cooperative partnership, we are always developing new opportunities for profit and sales.

Our Purchasing department makes an important contribution to our strong operational performance, and to the strategic further development of business. Our success factors are our highly qualified, motivated and globally networked employees, cross-functional cooperation, and modern procurement practices. Our high-performance, innovative suppliers support us in achieving our shared goal of ensuring the high competitiveness of our customers and of the company.

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