Automotive-sector | With a view to industrializing the 3D printing process, thyssenkrupp’s newly opened TechCenter Additive Manufacturing in Mülheim an der Ruhr/Germany has now started making customized products from metals and plastics in a single digital process.
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Automotive-sector | Digitization and Industry 4.0 | Smart factory | In the factories of the future, man and robot will work even more closely together, on one and the same production line. But robots can present a danger to people and are therefore usually locked up. In its Florange steering factory, thyssenkrupp has freed one of its machines. And it’s not just the company that profits, but the workers, too.
Automotive-sector | Since 2015 the Deutsche Post DHL GROUP has been proving that e-mobility really is suitable for everyday use with its battery-powered “StreetScooters”. To get the CO2-free delivery vehicles fit for daily use on the roads, the logistics giant put its faith in two companies that at first glance could not be more different: a small start-up from Aachen and the global thyssenkrupp Group.
Automotive-sector | The work thyssenkrupp is carrying out at a research center in the northeast of Bochum is set to change the game for the electric car segment: On the site of the historic steel mills, once famed for the manufacture of wire rope and casting of church bells, the company today produces a component that is vital to the working of an electric motor – electrical steel. As a leading manufacturer of this “gold” for the new era of transportation, thyssenkrupp is working to continuously extend the operating range of electric vehicles.