As a world leading manufacturer of packaging steel, thyssenkrupp produces tin-coated, chromium-coated and uncoated blackplate in thicknesses of 0.100 to 0.499 mm in its Rasselstein product range. Depending on customer requirements, the product Thinplate®, an even thinner high-end material but with the same properties, can additionally be painted or film-laminated. Our premium tinplate is used for example for the packaging of food, beverages, and chemical/technical products. Increasingly the material is also being employed in the construction, automobile and electronics sectors.
Leading flat steel manufacturer
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe is one of the world’s leading suppliers of carbon steel flat products. With around 27,000 employees and highly efficient facilities, the company produces around over 13 million tons of crude steel per year – making it Germany’s largest flat steel manufacturer.
Steel from thyssenkrupp stands for innovations in steel, focusing on high-quality products for innovative and demanding applications. Its capabilities range from custom material solutions to material-related services. The company works internationally for a wide range of industries, including the auto, engineering, special vehicle, household appliance, packaging, energy, and construction sectors.
The Duisburg mill is the heart of the company. Its location on the Rhine has been invaluable ever since the site was founded in 1891: Downstream processing operations are performed in Bochum, Dortmund, and the Siegerland area on state-of-the-art rolling and coating lines. Electrical Steel in Gelsenkirchen stands for high-quality grain-oriented electrical steel, while a second subsidiary in Andernach ranks among the world market leaders in tinplate. Steel not only operates in Germany but is also represented on the Chinese market through a joint venture producing premium-quality hot-dip coated steel for the auto industry.