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just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp announces senior leadership changes

5 December 2018

Klaus Keysberg, CFO of Thyssenkrupp Materials Services, is to become CEO of the company with effect from 1 January 2019. In addition, Ilse Henne will join the board of the business area as chief operating officer (COO). This was confirmed by the supervisory...


EC probes Tata-ThyssenKrupp JV proposal

31 October 2018

An in-depth investigation to assess the proposed creation of a joint venture by Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp, has been opened by the European Commission (EC) under the EU Merger Regulation.


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp AG to spin off as two companies

1 October 2018

The Supervisory Board of Thyssenkrupp AG unanimously agreed the Executives Board’s proposal to divide the group into two separate companies. Going forward, the industrial goods and the materials businesses shall be managed as independent, listed...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Supervisory Board chairman resigns

17 July 2018

Professor Dr Ulrich Lehner (72) informed the Executive Board of Thyssenkrupp AG that he will resign from his office as chairman of the Supervisory Board of Thyssenkrupp AG as of 31 July 2018 and that he will withdraw from the Supervisory Board. Professor Dr...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp CEO steps down, successor not named

10 July 2018

Dr Heinrich Hiesinger had asked the supervisory board to end his mandate as the CEO of Thyssenkrupp AG in mutual agreement. This is what Dr Heinrich Hiesinger and the supervisory board agreed. Prof Dr Ulrich Lehner, chairman of the supervisory board of...


Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp to combine in 50:50 JV

2 July 2018

Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp have inked definitive agreements to combine their European steel businesses in a 50/50 joint venture.


Thyssenkrup posts Q2 net income of US$253m

15 May 2018

Thyssenkrupp has almost quadrupled its second-quarter net income year-on-year from EUR64m (US$76m) to EUR253m.


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp reports EUR344m income in H1 FY17-18

15 May 2018

The technology and industrial group Thyssenkrupp continued its earnings growth in the second quarter of fiscal year 2017/2018. Despite adverse currency effects and higher material costs in the capital goods businesses, the Group increased its adjusted EBIT...


Thyssenkrupp adds a plant in Hungary

2 March 2018

Thyssenkrupp says it has opened a further automotive components plant in Hungary today.


Thyssenkrupp unions approve Tata Steel JV

8 February 2018

Thyssenkrupp says it welcomes approval by IG Metall members for the joint venture collective agreement in which the German supplier and Tata Steel plan to combine their European operations.


Auto strikes grip Germany as union demands 6% rise

2 February 2018

A wave of strikes in the metalworking and electrical industries is continuing to sweep Germany today (2 February) as unions seek significantly improved wage increases and holiday benefits.


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Supervisory Board appoints new member

16 January 2018

Prof Ursula Gather is to join the Supervisory Board of Thyssenkrupp AG. She will be delegated by the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation for a period of five years and succeeds Dr Ralf Nentwig, who is standing down from the Supervisory Board at the...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp reports loss of EUR591m in Q2 2017

23 November 2017

The industrial and technology group Thyssenkrupp continues its good operating performance, achieving important milestones on its Strategic Way Forward as a strong industrial group. “We achieved our best order intake since the start of the Strategic Way...


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.

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just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp announces senior leadership changes

5 December 2018

Klaus Keysberg, CFO of Thyssenkrupp Materials Services, is to become CEO of the company with effe...


EC probes Tata-ThyssenKrupp JV proposal

31 October 2018

An in-depth investigation to assess the proposed creation of a joint venture by Tata Steel and Th...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp AG to spin off as two companies

1 October 2018

The Supervisory Board of Thyssenkrupp AG unanimously agreed the Executives Board’s proposal...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp Supervisory Board chairman resigns

17 July 2018

Professor Dr Ulrich Lehner (72) informed the Executive Board of Thyssenkrupp AG that he will resi...


just-auto Plus only Thyssenkrupp CEO steps down, successor not named

10 July 2018

Dr Heinrich Hiesinger had asked the supervisory board to end his mandate as the CEO of Thyssenkru...


Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp to combine in 50:50 JV

2 July 2018

Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp have inked definitive agreements to combine their European steel busi...



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