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Company News, 2000-12-19, 01:00 AM

Production Systems: Order from Canada for Hüller Hille / Cross Hüller

Hüller Hille / Cross Hüller, the ThyssenKrupp metal cutting machine tool specialist, continues its successful restructuring. Following large orders from the North American auto industry in fall this year, another contract has just been signed. A major Canadian automotive supplier has ordered flexible machining equipment worth a total of Euro 36 million from the successful Specht agile system series.

The equipment, for machining auto cylinder heads, will be manufactured in the company's Ludwigsburg, Germany, and Port Huron, USA, plants from mid-2001 and start operation in Windsor, Canada, in early 2002.

Production Systems groups together ThyssenKrupp's equipment manufacturing capabilities in a global network of top-performing companies. The Metal Cutting, Assembly Plant and Autobody Manufacturing Systems units bring together innovative potential and expertise in the manufacture of high-tech capital goods, specialized machinery and equipment and complete systems, primarily for the automotive sector. With over 8,000 employees and sales of Euro 1.4 billion in fiscal 1999/2000, Production Systems is the world's largest supplier of production equipment.

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