The faces of the automotive industry
People at thyssenkrupp | To illustrate the diversity, VDA (association of the automotive industry) has captured the faces of the automotive industry in a nationwide campaign.
The automotive industry is one of the most important industries in Germany. Around 800,000 people work in this sector. In March 2017 alone, 557,800 passenger cars were produced in Germany. VW, Daimler, BMW and Co. are wellknown worldwide. Automotive suppliers make an important contribution (70%).
To illustrate the diversity of this sector, VDA (association of the automotive industry) has captured the faces of the automotive industry in a nationwide campaign.
We are also part of this campaign as one of the world’s leading materials and component suppliers. Our colleagues, Cibi, Ronny, Youssef, Christin and Corinna, stood in front of the camera representing approximately 40,000 employees of our group in the automotive sector.
Cibi Sonnia Kaliamoorthy Jayasuriya works as software developer in our shock absorber business in Ennepetal.
Ronny Schmid from our steering plant in Schönebeck is a coach and electrician.
In Ilsenburg Youssef Talkhi drives forward the development of our cylinder head modules as an engineer.
Christin Voß is a skilled carpenter and works in the production of steering components at tyhssenkrupp Steering in Schönebeck.
Corinna Deicke works in our camshaft production in Ilsenburg.