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thyssenkrupp in North America

thyssenkrupp North America, Inc., oversees more than 40 companies in the United States, Canada and México, which offer products and services including premium carbon steel, high-performance alloys, automotive components, elevators, escalators, material trading, handling and logistics, plant construction and industrial services. In the fiscal year 2013/2014, thyssenkrupp North American companies generated sales of more than €9 billion, accounting for about 22% of the Group’s total sales. This makes the region the Group’s biggest sales market right after Germany (29.5%) and other member countries of the European Union (24.2%).

In the summer of 2012, thyssenkrupp opened its Regional Headquarters (RHQ) for North America in Chicago, Illinois. The RHQ provides strategic direction and services for all thyssenkrupp companies in North America and helps identify new markets and growth opportunities in the region.

Our Business Areas

In North America, thyssenkrupp employs more than 20,000 people, across four business areas - Components Technology, Elevator Technology, Industrial Solutions and Materials Services. A brief overview of the products and services offered by the companies within our four business areas is available below:

  • Components Technology - automotive components, large diameter bearings and rings and undercarriages and undercarriage components for earthmoving machinery
  • Elevator Technology - elevators, escalators and passenger boarding bridges
  • Industrial Solutions - engineering, procurement and construction services for chemical and processing plants, solutions for mining, mineral processing and materials handling and design and engineering of manufacturing production systems
  • Materials Services - trade and sale of basic and raw materials, metals, plastics, alloys and minerals and integrated services including materials processing, warehousing, logistics provision and supply chain management

Additional information on each of our business areas, including the businesses that comprise them, is available by clicking on the individual business area photo featured at the top of this page.