Leading flat steel manufacturer
The Business Areas Steel Europe and Steel Americas are 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.
The Steel Americas business area consists of the company thyssenkrupp CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico in Brazil. The steel mill complex in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has an annual crude steel capacity of up to 5 million metric tons. The integrated iron and steel mill has two blast furnaces, a BOF shop, two continuous casters, a coke plant, a power plant and a captive port. The Steel Americas business area is focused on the production, processing and marketing of premium carbon steel products.