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Joining technologies for BIW

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In the final part of this three-part series looking at the trends in global manufacturing, Julian Buckley examines the different joining methods available to carbody specialists to determine if traditional spot welding has had its day

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Thyssenkrupp opens expanded production shop

26 October 2017

Thyssenkrupp has opened a new production shop for steering components at its Schönebeck site in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.


Thyssenkrupp integrates forging activities

6 October 2017

Thyssenkrupp is integrating its forging activities within its components business area to form one of the world’s biggest such organisations with sites in North and South America, Europe, India and China.


Thyssenkrupp combining forging activities in parts

5 October 2017

Thyssenkrupp says it is integrating its forging activities within its components business area to form one of the world’s biggest forging organisations with sites in North and South America, Europe, India and China.


Thyssenkrupp Q3 net income up 8% to EUR134m

11 August 2017

Thyssenkrupp has recorded third-quarter net income year-on-year up 8% to EUR134m (US$158m), although due to a single impact from the sale of CSA (Siderúrgica do Atlântico) in the second quarter the Group reported a net loss of EUR721m for the first nine months.


VW honours 19 suppliers

30 June 2017

Volkswagen Group presented the "Volkswagen Group Award 2017" to its best suppliers this week at Motorwerk Berlin.


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Q2 2016/17 sales up 12%

12 May 2017

The industrial and technology group Thyssenkrupp remains on growth track: Order intake, sales and adjusted EBIT were higher year-on-year both in the first half and the second quarter of the 2016/2017 fiscal year. “In operating terms we’re doing...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp appoints CEO of Industrial Solutions

8 May 2017

Dr. Peter Feldhaus (50), currently CEO of Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, is to be the new CEO of the Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions business area. At its meeting yesterday the Industrial Solutions supervisory board appointed him executive board member and CEO...


VW R&D lab works on future materials

27 March 2017

Volkswagen Group's Open Hybrid LabFactory in Wolfsburg is working on lightweight construction materials and production processes.


Thyssenkrup sells CSA to Ternium for EUR1.5bn

22 February 2017

Thyssenkrupp has reached agreement with Ternium on the sale of the CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico (CSA) steel plant in Brazil to Ternium for a purchase price (enterprise value) of EUR1.5bn (US$1.6bn).


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Q1 2016/17 sales up 6%

9 February 2017

Good start to the new fiscal year for the industrial and technology Group Thyssenkrupp: Order intake, sales and earnings in Q1 2016/2017 fiscal year were higher year-on-year. “We achieved the best Q1 adjusted earnings since the start of our Strategic Way...


Thyssenkrupp to build EUR35m Hungary parts site

6 February 2017

Thyssenkrupp is to build a EUR35m (US$38m) automotive and components plant in the Hungarian city of Debrecen, producing more than 6m coil springs and stabilisers per year and creating around 250 new jobs by 2020.


Thyssenkrupp ups investment in China

23 January 2017

Thyssenkrupp is further expanding its automotive components business in China. The industrial group plans to build a new plant for springs and stabilisers in the Chinese city of Pinghu


Thyssenkrupp breaks ground for new test centre

23 January 2017

Thyssenkrupp has broken ground for construction of a EUR15m (US$16m) new steering technology test and development centre in Liechtenstein at its steering business headquarters in Eschen, with completion slated for the first half of 2019.


Thyssenkrupp builds new steering factory in China

12 December 2016

Thyssenkrupp has announced it is currently building what it claims is "one of the world’s biggest production sites for steering technology" in Changzhou, China.


Thyssenkrupp posts EUR261m income for FY2015/16

25 November 2016

Thyssenkrup has posted net income for 2015/16 fiscal year of EUR261m (US$275m) (prior year EUR268m), while net income attributable to the shareholders came to EUR296m (prior year EUR309m).


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions CEO steps down

11 November 2016

Jens Michael Wegmann on 10 November 2016 informed the Executive Board of Thyssenkrupp AG that he is standing down as CEO of the Industrial Solutions business area with immediate effect and leaving the company. “I made a mistake which I greatly regret...


Seven companies in new Audi supplier park

3 October 2016

A just-in-sequence (JIS) supplier park next to Audi's new plant in San José Chiapa, Mexico, opened officially on Saturday, is home to an initial seven suppliers and will create about 1,000 jobs.


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Asia Pacific appoints new CEO

15 August 2016

Vivek Bhatia (38) will become the new CEO of Thyssenkrupp Asia Pacific effective 1 October 2016. He succeeds Dr. Stefan Schmitt (40), who will move to Thyssenkrupp as head of human resources strategy effective 1 October 2016. Vivek Bhatia has been head of...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp posts Q3 2016 net income of EUR124m

12 August 2016

The capital goods businesses and the efficiency programme “impact” continue to be the stabilising factors for the industrial and technology group Thyssenkrupp in the current fiscal year. Both the components and elevator businesses again recorded...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp expands EU network with El Puig site

28 July 2016

In July 2016 Thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe acquired its former investee company Thyssen Ros Casares in southeastern Spain. The Krefeld-based processing specialist is systematically pursuing its growth strategy with the integration of the site in El...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp announces top management changes

14 July 2016

Michael Höllermann and Johan P. Cnossen are to join the management board of the industrial solutions business area effective 1 August, 2016. Michael Höllermann (51), CEO of the regional headquarters South America since 2012, will be the new chief...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Steel-Service-Centre group renamed

5 July 2016

Effective 1 July, 2016 Thyssenkrupp’s Steel-Service-Centre group has been renamed Thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe. The new name for the processing specialist reflects its wide-ranging materials expertise in the areas of carbon steel, stainless...


Thyssenkrupp plans further investment in Mexico

30 June 2016

The industrial and technology group Thyssenkrupp continues to invest in Mexico.


Thyssenkrupp now sole owner of CSA in Brazil

2 June 2016

Thyssenkrupp says it is now the sole owner of Brazilian steel mill, Thyssenkrupp CSA.


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrup Germany appoints new chief information officer

1 June 2016

Martin Hölz takes over as head of the corporate function Group Processes and Information Technology (GPI) at Thyssenkrupp on 1July, 2016. He will also assume the position of chief information officer (CIO) for the Thyssenkrupp Group. GPI is responsible...


just-auto Plus only Donatus Kaufmann's contract with Thyssenkrupp board extended

25 May 2016

The supervisory board of Thyssenkrupp has extended the contract of Dr. Donatus Kaufmann (53), member of the executive board responsible for legal and compliance, by five years to 31 January, 2022. Dr. Kaufmann has been a member of the executive board since...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp announces organisational changes

17 May 2016

Thyssenkrupp is continuing its strategic way forward by reorganising the management structure of its steel Europe and industrial solutions business areas. The organisational changes will put customers and markets more firmly at the centre, also reflecting...


Thyssenkrup records EUR9m first half net loss

11 May 2016

Thyssenkrupp has posted a EUR9m (US$10.3bn) net loss for the first half of this year, citing a "sharp downturn" in the environment for materials businesses.


Thyssenkrupp to build Germany ladle furnace

25 April 2016

Thyssenkrupp’s steel division has awarded contracts for the construction of a ladle furnace in Duisburg, allowing the manufacturer to expand its product portfolio to include high-alloy grades.


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp awards contracts for construction of Duisburg ladle furnace

25 April 2016

Thyssenkrupp’s steel division has awarded contracts for the construction of a ladle furnace in Duisburg. The new furnace will allow the steelmaker to expand its product portfolio to include high-alloy grades. Demand for these special steels is rising,...

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Thyssenkrupp opens expanded production shop

26 October 2017

Thyssenkrupp has opened a new production shop for steering components at its Schönebeck site...


Thyssenkrupp integrates forging activities

6 October 2017

Thyssenkrupp is integrating its forging activities within its components business area to form on...


Thyssenkrupp combining forging activities in parts

5 October 2017

Thyssenkrupp says it is integrating its forging activities within its components business area to...


Thyssenkrupp Q3 net income up 8% to EUR134m

11 August 2017

Thyssenkrupp has recorded third-quarter net income year-on-year up 8% to EUR134m (US$158m), altho...


VW honours 19 suppliers

30 June 2017

Volkswagen Group presented the "Volkswagen Group Award 2017" to its best suppliers this...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Q2 2016/17 sales up 12%

12 May 2017

The industrial and technology group Thyssenkrupp remains on growth track: Order intake, sales and...



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