Components Technology

Components Technology

High-tech components for the auto and machinery sectors

Our Components Technology business area designs and produces high-performance components for customers all over the world. Whether it’s cars or construction equipment, wind turbines or machinery – we aim to tailor our products specifically to the needs of our customers and offer them maximum quality and functionality.

Components Technology covers the entire value chain, from the development and manufacture of high-performance components through to machining and complex assembly processes. Mechatronic solutions using electronics and software developed in-house are playing an increasingly important role. Our end-to-end technical expertise and global market presence have made us into a reliable partner providing customers with real added value.

In the auto sector the product range includes assembled camshafts, cylinder head modules with integrated camshafts and crankshafts (powertrain), steering and damping systems, and springs and stabilizers, as well as the assembly of axle modules (chassis).

In the machinery sector, Components Technology supplies high-quality components for construction equipment, wind turbines, and numerous general engineering applications. This broad spectrum of products is built on years of experience in innovative materials and forging processes within the business area.

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Global footprint: Over 80 manufacturing sites on four continents

We adapt and continuously improve our business to meet the requirements of our customers. This applies in particular to our production processes at more than 80 locations on four continents. To compete on the global markets, we are expanding our production network in growth regions. Our guiding principle is operational excellence, which means we focus on top-quality processes and products, first-class logistics in production and delivery, and a high level of cost efficiency. With the introduction of a standardized process landscape and efficient IT infrastructure, we are creating the conditions for the digitization of industrial production.

  • 7,571 mn €

    sales

  • > 32,000

    employees worldwide

  • > 80

    locations worldwide

7,571 mn €

sales

> 32,000

employees worldwide

> 80

locations worldwide

Innovator and Partner for our clients

Our brand promise: We advance our customers by providing mission-critical mechanical solutions and systems with highest quality, functionality, and value for money. Our expertise along the entire value chain and our global presence make us the trusted partner for the technology of tomorrow.

Products

Bearings
Bearings

Slewing bearings and rings from thyssenkrupp are essential construction and connecting elements for machines. They are used in wind turbines, cranes, excavators, telescopes, solar and tidal power plants. Our products are developed and designed exactly in accordance with our customers' requirements. Working closely together, we find solutions which are unique in terms of design, material properties, and performance.

Undercarriages
Undercarriages

High-quality undercarriages and undercarriage components from thyssenkrupp keep tracked vehicles moving the world over. Manufacturers and operators of construction machinery value our extensive range of track chains, rollers, idlers, sprockets and track shoes. We can also develop and manufacture complete undercarriages for crushers, recycling units, road construction machinery, specialist drilling equipment, and combine harvesters.

Axle assembly
Axle assembly

At thyssenkrupp we perform axle assembly and logistics services for our customers in the automobile industry. Chassis modules and complete axle systems are produced just-in-time and delivered just-in-sequence according to customers' needs. Our services include module and system assembly and if required quality and supplier management for our customers.

Steering
Steering

Steering technology from thyssenkrupp is fitted in the vehicles of almost all major auto manufacturers. Alongside cold-forged steering components, we produce steering columns as well as complete mechanical, hydraulic and electric steering systems. Our electric power-assisted steering systems help significantly reduce fuel consumption. They are also a prerequisite for systems such as park assist, lane assist, and autonomous driving.

Camshafts
Camshafts

thyssenkrupp is the world market leader for assembled camshafts: we count practically all international auto manufacturers among our customers. Our camshafts are essential engine components, ensuring that oxygen is supplied to the combustion process and exhaust gases are removed from the engine block. We also develop cylinder head modules with integrated camshafts, variable valve train systems, and components for electric drives.

Crankshafts & conrods
Crankshafts & conrods

Forged and machined crankshafts and conrods from thyssenkrupp are used in internal combustion engines the world over. We also manufacture numerous other engine, transmission and suspension components for various applications. State-of-the-art production processes, close cooperation with our customers, and in-house research and development resources, together with over 100 years' experience of forging and machining technology, define who we are today.

Damper
Damper

Shock absorbers from thyssenkrupp reduce the vibrations of vehicle springs to provide optimized road contact. As damper specialists, we supply our customers with the right system for every requirement: from conventional monotube/twin-tube shock absorbers to complete air spring systems and adjustable dampers. With our products we serve not only OEMs but also the aftermarket and motorsport sectors.

Springs & stabilizers
Springs & stabilizers

Springs and stabilizers from thyssenkrupp provide maximum comfort and safety in vehicles. As partner to the automobile industry, we develop and produce premium innovative solutions to meet the highest demands on suspension technology. Whether for cars or trucks – we find the optimum combination of ride comfort and safety whatever the vehicle.