thyssenkrupp's North American Components Technology business area produces and markets high-tech components for the automotive and machinery sectors. In the auto sector, the product range includes assembled camshafts, cylinder head modules with integrated camshafts, and crankshafts (Powertrain), steering and damping systems, springs and stabilizers, as well as the assembly of axle modules (Chassis). In the machinery sector, Components Technology supplies components for construction equipment, wind turbines and numerous general engineering applications.
This broad spectrum of products is based on years of experience in both forging and cold forming. Together with expertise in machining and complex assembly processes, Components Technology offers development and manufacturing know-how for high-performance components along the entire value chain. The business area holds leading market positions in the light and heavy vehicles markets and in the wind power industry: 9 out of 10 premium light vehicles include Components Technology components, 1 out of 3 heavy duty vehicles are powered by Components Technology crankshafts, and 9 of the top 10 wind turbine manufacturers incorporate the business area’s components within their products.
An overview of thyssenkrupp's North American Components Technology companies and their products is available below:
Berco of America, Inc.
Exclusive distributor of BERCO undercarriage parts and components for earthmoving machinery to major OEMs, aftermarket customers and independent dealers in North America, specialized in just in time assembly and delivery of products.
Manufacturer of a diverse line of slewing bearings and large diameter slewing rings in a wide range of load capacities, materials and seal composites for applications in products including wind turbines, medical equipment, power cranes and excavators, and tunnel boring mills, among others.
thyssenkrupp Automotive Sales & Technical Center, Inc.
Provider of sales, technical & quality services for TK Presta USA and TK Presta de México, offering services including direct sales to major automotive OEMs, application engineering and logistics, warehousing and customs support.
thyssenkrupp Automotive Systems of America, LLC
Provider of front and rear axle module system assembly and axle alignment, and manager of supply chain, logistics and quality for-purchase parts for the automotive industry.
thyssenkrupp Automotive Systems de México S.A. de C.V.
Provider of front axle system assembly, including inventory, logistics, and assembly process control for just in time delivery.
thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc.
Manufacturer and distributor of premium quality, high-performance automotive damper systems for OEMs, after market outlets and motorsports.
thyssenkrupp Bilstein Sasa S.A. de C.V.
Manufacturer of the complete range of coil springs, stabilizer bars and corresponding assemblies for OEMs, including weight reducing solutions such as high-stressed tubular stabilizer bars and light weight coils springs.
thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Company, LLC
Manufacturer of forged and machined crankshafts and connecting rods for major OEMs, used in equipment ranging from automotive and heavy duty trucks to agricultural, construction, and marine equipment.
thyssenkrupp Metalúrgica de México S.A. de C.V.
Manufacturer of rough and machine forged components for the automotive industry, including forged crankshafts, connecting rods and pistons.
thyssenkrupp Presta Danville, LLC
Manufacturer of camshafts for automotive and motorcycle Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
thyssenkrupp Presta USA, LLC
Manufacturer of steering shafts, steering columns & steering gears for automotive OEMs.
thyssenkrupp Presta de México S.A. de C.V.
Manufacturer of a wide range of steering columns for OEMs with operations in North America; products offered include components for steering assemblies, axles, CV joints, universal (cardan) joints, and differential gears and specialties include supply of components in forged, semi-finish machined, heat treated, finish machined, ground, and ready for assembly state, as well as supply of state-of-the-art cold forged components with tight tolerance and complex geometry.