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Company | Corporate culture | When it comes to health in the workplace, Dr. Anja Berkenfeld is the first point of contact. The specialist for internal medicine and occupational medicine has been working for thyssenkrupp in the field of occupational safety and health protection for 18 years. However, she does not only encounter running noses and cuts – mental illnesses are also becoming an increasing challenge for her team.
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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.
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Company | People at thyssenkrupp | thyssenkrupp worldwide | Work safety | The outbreak of the novel coronavirus imposed massive restrictions on our daily life. Countries around the globe are struggling with overwhelmed healthcare systems and in many places, life came to a halt. While the world was looking anxiously at China, observing the developments in the country, others already faced the pandemic. One of them was Thorsten Heidack, CEO of our plant technology business in China.
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Company | Historie | innovation | Worth knowing | For the fifth time in succession thyssenkrupp is among the 100 most active companies in the annual ranking of the European Patent Office (EPO). In 2019 alone the Group filed more than 600 first-time patent applications for inventions. With 300 patent applications to the European Patent Office, thyssenkrupp ranks 12th among Germany's most active companies in 2019. no wonder, as innovative strength and protection of intellectual property have a long tradition in the company: thyssenkrupp's patent department is one of the oldest in the country.
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Company | innovation | For the future of thyssenkrupp, our colleagues around the world are working to make our company more flexible, efficient, and powerful. Our #newtk strategy focuses on this performance idea. For example, in the implementation and observance of tax regulations within a major group like thyssenkrupp. The value added tax regulations alone are so extensive that from now on digital "tax advisors" will help us fight our way through the tangle of regulations and tax numbers. Switching to digital tools brings greater accuracy to the auditing process and gives our employees more time for planning and strategy tasks instead of having to spend hours on end checking invoices.
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Career at thyssenkrupp | Company | Engineering | mobility of the future | People at thyssenkrupp | thyssenkrupp worldwide | All over the world, our colleagues at thyssenkrupp are working to safeguard the future of our company by making it more flexible, more efficient, and more high-performance. In our new strategy #newtk, we are putting performance center stage. However, this doesn’t always mean just implementing process optimization measures. Instead, for us performance also means when our colleagues’ years of experience are translated directly into the quality of our products. As in the case of Yaohua He: During his 25 years of working for our elevator business, there has not been a single complaint about any of his products.