thyssenkrupp forges plans for the future in Homburg: 16,000 tons of premium quality for automotive components
Automotive-sector | Company | Worth knowing | Construction work at the thyssenkrupp site in Homburg is currently in full swing. By 2021, not only the world's most modern forging line but also the largest eccentric press for forged components is to go into production here. At around 80 million euros, it is the biggest investment in the history of the Saarland site - and an important sign for its future.
Automotive-sector | Engineering | People at thyssenkrupp | thyssenkrupp worldwide | Businesses around the globe are currently facing unpreceded challenges due to the corona pandemic – and come up with creative solutions to deliver on the demands of their customers. Our automotive experts in China are no exception. Thanks to remarkable cooperation with their Mexican colleagues, thyssenkrupp Steering plants in Shanghai and Changchun successfully overcame delivery difficulties and ensured continued production of major car manufacturers.
Automotive-sector | Ultralight carbon rims are no longer reserved for professionals only. Thanks to road approval for motorcycles and cars, the general public can now enjoy the completely new driving experience of carbon rims. But what is behind the carbon fibre that makes the hearts of motorsport fans all over the world beat faster?
Automotive-sector | Engineering | innovation | mobility of the future | Flexibility in vehicle development is becoming increasingly important. Major trends such as autonomous driving and e-mobility pose major challenges for manufacturers and suppliers. Traditional development methods are often too time-consuming for this. MRP from thyssenkrupp provides a remedy.
Automotive-sector | Engineering | future of production | innovation | In Europe alone, more than 20 million vehicles roll off the production lines every year, and almost 100 million worldwide. One thing is clear: At volumes like these, even small savings can have huge effects. thyssenkrupp Steel has developed an innovative process to production readiness which can achieve enormous savings in the manufacture of high-strength cold formed parts. But the two-stage deep drawing process known as smartform® offers further advantages: It reduces raw material requirements by up to 15 percent on average, improves quality and also reduces reworking and maintenance requirements. Per manufactured part, this can save between ten and 15 percent in costs.