Engineering | People at thyssenkrupp | thyssenkrupp worldwide | They research electromobility, construct huge industrial plants, develop software that enables production plants to communicate with each other, and even work in the most remote places in the world: engineers ensure progress - and hardly any job is as multifaceted as theirs. During the official "Engineers Week" we focus on their pioneering spirit and show the many different fields in which our engineers work. Maria Kharitonova is an HVAC engineer (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) at thyssenkrupp. She tells us why she chose engineering as a profession and why she still pursues it with great passion today.
Career at thyssenkrupp | Engineering | People at thyssenkrupp | thyssenkrupp worldwide | Under an order for the Hungarian MOL Group, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is building a vast chemical complex in Tiszaújváros, Hungary, 160 kilometers east of the capital Budapest. Scheduled to start operation in 2021, the plant will produce around 200,000 tons of polyols annually. It’s not just the size of the complex that makes it unique in the region. It will also set new standards in terms of efficiency, eco-friendliness, and automation. Nine months after the foundation stone laying, the project is well on track despite the impact of the coronavirus crisis. Katarina Letkova and Tomasz Morawski are two of the employees making this gigantic project a success.
Automotive-sector | Digitalisation and industry 4.0 | innovation | Theories are fine, but only practical application shows whether new concepts and ideas, e.g. in the areas of human-robot collaboration, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) or 3D printing of spare parts, are efficient and work smoothly in daily use. And this is precisely why the team at thyssenkrupp Automotive Systems’ Center of Competencies (CoC) in France is made up of practitioners.