Apprenticeship at thyssenkrupp | Engagement | Historie | thyssenkrupp is a unique company. This is also due to its very eventful history of over 200 years. Particularly with regard to the  active role in the Nazi era and the Third Reich, the history of the company requires to take a critical and unsparing look at it. "Here, our history holds us responsible. We acknowledge this and take a clear stand. We have a responsibility to play our part in keeping memory alive and ensuring that 'never again' never loses its power," says Oliver Burkhard, member of the Executive Board of thyssenkrupp AG. Examples of this are the study trips to Auschwitz and Dachau, which have been offered for many years by the Group Youth and Apprentice Representative Council, always under the slogan ‘Never stop remembering’.