Materials Services

Materials Services

Tailor-made material and supply chain solutions

The Materials Services segment ensures that customers can concentrate on what really matters: their core business. The diverse range of services offered by the largest materials distribution and service provider in the western world covers two strategic areas of activity: global materials trading and tailor-made services.

The offering ranges from a wide range of high-quality materials and raw materials through technical services to developments in automation, extended supply chain, warehouse and inventory management. A comprehensive omnichannel architecture gives customers worldwide access to products and services – around the clock. In addition, the global logistics network ensures that all desired services, whether "just-in-time" or "just-in-sequence", are smoothly integrated into the customer's manufacturing process.

Key figures
  • €11,300 mn

    Sales 2019/20

  • ~18,800

    Employees worldwide

  • ~480

    Sites worldwide

€11,300 mn

Sales 2019/20

~18,800

Employees worldwide

~480

Sites worldwide

Products

Services for industrial plants & steel mills
Services for industrial plants & steel mills

As a service provider with special expertise in the metals producing and processing sector, as well as in other sectors with complex production processes, thyssenkrupp offers high-quality plant and steel mill services. Our capabilities extend from slag management to in-plant logistics, production support, plant maintenance, and packaging services.

Special ore
Special ore

As a leading raw materials trading company, thyssenkrupp ensures just-in-time supplies to its customers worldwide. The product range includes coal, coke, special ores, alloys, metals, minerals, and industrial gases, as well as energy services. Outstanding knowledge of products and markets and close ties to leading producers and suppliers ensure security of supply. Our full-service offering includes advice on applications, as well as comprehensive quality management.

Logistics services
Logistics services

As a leading materials distributor, thyssenkrupp offers its customers sophisticated warehousing and logistics services, including end-to-end inventory management and customized supply chain solutions.

Infrastructure projects & services
Infrastructure projects & services

Whether it’s about mobility, urbanization, climate change, or resource efficiency: As a leading supplier of civil, marine, and foundation engineering solutions, we cover the full range of services for global infrastructure projects. The portfolio includes piling sections, machinery, and shoring and scaffolding services.

Industrial minerals
Industrial minerals

As a leading raw materials trading company, thyssenkrupp ensures just-in-time supplies to its customers worldwide. The product range includes coal, coke, special ores, alloys, metals, minerals, and industrial gases, as well as energy services. Outstanding knowledge of products and markets and close ties to leading producers and suppliers ensure security of supply. Our full-service offering includes advice on applications, as well as comprehensive quality management.

3D-Printing/Additive Manufacturing
3D-Printing/Additive Manufacturing

Printed reality: Metals and plastics which are manufactured according to your wishes to high-quality products – in an individual design and in a single digital process. In our TechCenter Additive Manufacturing, this is exactly what we do.

Stainless steel
Stainless steel

thyssenkrupp is not just a world-leading materials distributor, but it also offers tailored logistics solutions and custom processing services. The product range includes carbon steel, stainless steel, nonferrous metals and plastics in virtually all shapes, grades, and sizes. In total around 150,000 articles are available. In addition to wide-ranging materials and services, thyssenkrupp offers end-to-end warehouse and inventory management solutions, as well as customized supply chain solutions. With AST in Italy, the Group also boasts one of Europe’s leading stainless steel flat product manufacturers.

Alloys
Alloys

As a leading raw materials trading company, thyssenkrupp ensures just-in-time supplies to its customers worldwide. The product range includes coal, coke, special ores, alloys, metals, minerals, and industrial gases, as well as energy services. Outstanding knowledge of products and markets and close ties to leading producers and suppliers ensure security of supply. Our full-service offering includes advice on applications, as well as comprehensive quality management.

Metals
Metals

As a leading raw materials trading company, thyssenkrupp ensures just-in-time supplies to its customers worldwide. The product range includes coal, coke, special ores, alloys, metals, minerals, and industrial gases, as well as energy services. Outstanding knowledge of products and markets and close ties to leading producers and suppliers ensure security of supply. Our full-service offering includes advice on applications, as well as comprehensive quality management.

Coke/Coal
Coke/Coal

As a leading raw materials trading company, thyssenkrupp ensures just-in-time supplies to its customers worldwide. The product range includes coal, coke, special ores, alloys, metals, minerals, and industrial gases, as well as energy services. Outstanding knowledge of products and markets and close ties to leading producers and suppliers ensure security of supply. Our full-service offering includes advice on applications, as well as comprehensive quality management.

Nonferrous metals
Nonferrous metals

As a leading raw materials trading company, thyssenkrupp ensures just-in-time supplies to its customers worldwide. The product range includes coal, coke, special ores, alloys, metals, minerals, and industrial gases, as well as energy services. Outstanding knowledge of products and markets and close ties to leading producers and suppliers ensure security of supply. Our full-service offering includes advice on applications, as well as comprehensive quality management.

Plastics
Plastics

thyssenkrupp is not just a world-leading materials distributor, but it also offers tailored logistics solutions and custom processing services. The product range includes carbon steel, stainless steel, nonferrous metals, and plastics in virtually all shapes, grades, and sizes. In total around 150,000 articles are available. In addition to wide-ranging materials and services, thyssenkrupp offers end-to-end inventory management, as well as customized supply chain solutions.

Rolled steel
Rolled steel

thyssenkrupp is not just a world-leading materials distributor, but it also offers tailored logistics solutions and custom processing services. The product range includes carbon steel, stainless steel, nonferrous metals and plastics in virtually all shapes, grades, and sizes. In total around 150,000 articles are available. In addition to wide-ranging materials and services, thyssenkrupp offers end-to-end warehouse and inventory management solutions, as well as customized supply chain solutions. With AST in Italy, the Group also boasts one of Europe’s leading stainless steel flat product manufacturers.

Materials services (processing)
Materials services (processing)

In its worldwide service centers and branches, thyssenkrupp has extensive processing capabilities, including slitting, shearing, plasma and laser cutting, sawing, drilling, milling, and coating. Materials can also be supplied with TÜV certificates on request.

Industries

Automotive
Automotive

Innovations for the automobiles of tomorrow

As a reliable partner we support auto manufacturers worldwide in the manufacture of light, safe, and affordable vehicles – with our products and our expertise.
Construction, infrastructure, and buildings
Construction, infrastructure, and buildings

Innovations for urban transformation

Whether it’s passenger transportation solutions or materials for state-of-the-art architecture – with our innovative products we are helping shape the cities of tomorrow.
Mining and metals
Mining and metals

Global services and products from a single source

Our extensive product portfolio includes high-strength, high-tech materials, innovative machinery, and turnkey facilities, as well as global warehousing and logistics services.
Chemicals
Chemicals

Higher efficiency, lower emissions

We support our customers in the chemical industry with our engineering expertise in the design and construction of efficient chemical, refinery, and other industrial plants.
Energy generation and distribution
Energy generation and distribution

Sustainable technologies for a better future

With our vast product portfolio we offer solutions for the production, transportation, storage, and transformation of renewable and fossil energies.
Food and drink
Food and drink

Form follows function

As one of the three biggest packaging steel producers in Europe, we offer our customers innovative materials and a comprehensive range of services.
Appliances
Appliances

Smart solutions for smart appliances

For the household appliance sector, we develop innovative materials and surfaces – and supply the starting material for white goods and furniture. A comprehensive range of services rounds out our portfolio.
Aerospace
Aerospace

Full support for the world’s leading aerospace companies

With our advanced materials and processes, we help our customers reduce costs in the production of aircraft parts and raise air safety standards.
Engineering
Engineering

Premium materials for state-of-the-art processing technologies

As partner to a wide range of industries, we support plant construction projects around the world – with our vast experience and engineering expertise.
Oil and gas
Oil and gas

A local presence worldwide

With our wide portfolio of products and services and our global network, we have a local presence in all the main oil and gas markets.
Shipbuilding
Shipbuilding

Engineering expertise “Made in Germany”

With over three hundred years of experience and expertise, we offer our customers state-of-the-art technology and German craftsmanship in civil and naval shipbuilding.
Special vehicles
Special vehicles

For the toughest conditions

Through rigorous material tests and continuous process control, we offer our customers consistent high quality in the construction and operation of highly specialized vehicles for all applications.