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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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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’.
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Historie | People at thyssenkrupp | A pledge must not be broken – even if it’s 30 years old. Even if Anke and Karin had not been in contact for decades. Even if they have gone completely different ways and they now live in totally different regions of Germany. At the age of 19, the two trainees pledged to meet up under the Eiffel Tower in Paris – on September 1, 2019. A full thirty years later!