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.
Automotive-sector | Engineering | People at thyssenkrupp | Smart factory | Automotive manufacturers around the world rely on electric steering systems from thyssenkrupp – as well as the production lines they require. In China this year, the local Central Manufacturing (CM) team from thyssenkrupp’s steering division launched tailor-made solutions for four OEMs producing in China: one European, one Chinese and two U.S. manufacturers. With the successful implementation of its “Himalaya” line of electrically adjustable steering columns, thyssenkrupp is setting new standards: in terms of speed, flexibility and quality along with cost efficiency.
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.