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1837
Alfred Krupp, founder of predecessor company Krupp, based in Essen, Germany, sends his company’s prototypes for coin minting to the U.S.
1841
Krupp makes its first direct delivery overseas: rolling machines, cast steel and tools for Mexico, amounting to 1055 Thalers.
1854
Alfred Krupp receives a U.S. patent for his seamless railway wheel tires, which make railway travel safer and faster.
1865-1867
Krupp delivers railway tires to Canadian railway companies Great Western Railroad and Grand Trunk Railway.
the World’s Fair in Philadelphia
1876
Friedrich Alfred Krupp travels to America with the company delegation to participate in the World’s Fair in Philadelphia.
Chicago World’s Fair
1893
The first entry into the U.S. market for Thyssen occurs in 1893, when Henschel & Sohn, an eventual Thyssen company, receives the first prize for locomotive design at the Chicago World’s Fair.
Niagara Falls
1906
Thyssen & Co., Mülheim an der Ruhr, supplies pipes for the power plant at Niagara Falls.
1908
Henschel & Sohn delivers the first of three locomotives to Mexico.
1910
Thyssen & Co., August Thyssen’s parent plant in Mülheim, Germany, exports significant amounts of welded pipes to Canada, used primarily for the construction and operation of hydroelectric power stations.
Chrysler Building
1929
700 tons of Nirosta stainless non-rusting sheet panels from Krupp are used in the construction of the Chrysler Building in New York, including the cladding for the spire.
Coke oven
1951
Krupp-Koppers GmbH receives an order from Altos Hornos de Mexico S.A. (AHMSA) for the engineering, delivery and construction, of a coke oven battery of 114 ovens.
Canadian Western Pipe Mills
1955
Phoenix-Rheinrohr AG Vereinigte Hütten- und Röhrenwerke (later Thyssen Röhrenwerke AG) establishes Canadian Western Pipe Mills Ltd. in Port Moody, near Vancouver, which produces gas, water, and oil field tubular goods and fills a significant supply gap for the developing natural gas fields of Western Canada.
1957
Krupp completes an iron and steel production plant in the Mexican federal state of Durango.


August Thyssen-Hütte AG becomes established in the North American market.

1958
Foundation of Krupp International Inc., New York.
1960
The Budd Company (acquired by the Thyssen Group in 1978) invests in a foundry and a business for automated car-parts processing in Mexico.
1966
Fried. Krupp Maschinen und Stahlbau Rheinhausen delivers seven radial gates for the La Venta dam in collaboration with the Mexican company Aceros Ecatepec S.A.
Multilayer-vessel for an ammonia-plant
1968
A 180 tube multilayer-vessel for an ammonia-plant is delivered to Redwater, in western Canada, by Krupp.


The Thyssen Group provides know-how for the initial operation of the Fundidora Monterrey SA hot and cold rolling steel mill, including advice on planning, employee training, and providing technical assistance.

1974
The Bucketwheel-Engineering Krupp/O&K delivers four bucket-wheel excavators for the mining of oil sands in the Canadian province of Alberta; Krupp also delivers four radial boom stackers.
1976
Delivery of a prepress and extraction plant for rapeseed oil production to the Northern Alberta Rapeseed Processors Coop & Co., Sexsmith, by Krupp Industrie- und Stahlbau, Rheinhausen.


Delivery of a Dopol oven plant and a ring roll mill 3200 tato for Inland Cement Industries, Vancouver, by Polysius Atlanta (a Krupp-company).

Delivery of Diesel marine-engines for British Columbia Ferries, Vancouver, by the MaK Maschinenbau GmbH.

Fried. Krupp Industrie und Stahlbau, Essen division, constructs a urea-vessel for fertilizer production for the Mexican company Guanomex, located in the province of Guanajuato.

1978
Thyssen acquires the Budd Company, which becomes an important supplier to the U.S. automotive industry.
1984
Completion of a new ceramic tile factory in Northern Mexico, entirely planned, constructed, and put into operation by Thyssen Rheinstahl Technik; Thyssen also takes care of training the local skilled labor.
1986
A life-size model of the Transrapid 07 is the centerpiece of the German pavillion at the world exhibition EXPO in Vancouver.
Semi-mobile crushers
1987
An order for two semi-mobile crushers, ranking among the biggest ones in the world, for copper ore surface mining is placed by Highland Valley Copper, Logan Lake, British Columbia, with Krupp Industrie- und Stahlbau, Rheinhausen.


Delivery of a magnetic separator, cleaning 4000 to/h copper ore from ferrous elements by Krupp Industrie- und Stahlbau, Rheinhausen to a Canadian copper mine.

Delivery of a dust removal system to a coking plant in Hamilton, Ontario, constructed by Hartung, Kuhn & Co., Essen, a subsidiary company of the Krupp Koppers GmbH.

1991
Thyssen Edelstahlwerke AG supplies stainless steel goods for fermentation and storage tanks to the largest Canadian brewery, Molson Breweries Ltd., Toronto.
1993
Thyssen acquires U.S. Elevator Corp., strengthening its position in the North American elevator market.
1994
Thyssen participates in the industry trade show Technogerma `94 in Mexico.
Mexinox
1997
Thyssen increases its stake in Mexinox S. A. de C. V., the only producer of cold-rolled steel flat products in Mexico, to 95.5%.


Thyssen Budd Automotive opens a new plant in Winnipeg, Philipps & Temro Industries, which produces, among other things, engine heaters, mufflers, and wiring harnesses for the North American automotive industry.

1998
Krupp-Hoesch Stahlexport establishes a steel-service-centre for the production of blanks and tailored blanks for Volkswagen de Mexico S.A., located near the VW-works in Puebla.
1999
The acquisition of U.S.-based Dover Elevator makes Thyssen Elevator the third largest elevator manufacturer in the world.


Krupp Uhde receives an order from Shell Canada Ltd., in a joint venture with Canadian companies, to build the largest hydrogen plant of its kind for the treatment of oil sands (hydrogenation into light hydrocarbon).

Thyssen Fügetechnik GmbH further expands its activities in the production of laser-welded tailored blanks for the automotive industry, founding the Thyssen Tailored Blanks SA de CV, in Puebla, Mexico.

Thyssen and Krupp merge, to form one of Germany’s largest technology companies.

Dynamic Earth
2005
ThyssenKrupp Elevator Canada builds the elevator for the interactve science center “Dynamic Earth” in Sudbury, Ontario; the elevator, which takes visitors deep down to the old tunnels of a decommissioned nickel mine, is named Elevator Project of the Year by the trade publication Elevator World.


ThyssenKrupp Fördertechnik takes over the construction, delivery and installation of two production plants for the processing of oil sands on behalf of the Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. in Alberta province; the project includes ore processing with crushers, temporary storage, conveyors, and slurry treatment plants.

2005-2007
ThyssenKrupp Elevator installs 133 elevators, 25 escalators, 95 passenger boarding bridges, as well as six moving walkways at the Toronto airport; the company also wins the inclusive contract for the maintenance of the entire passenger transportation system.
Copper & Brass
2007
ThyssenKrupp Materials NA’s Copper & Brass Sales Division supplies plate stock and forged blocks of aluminum to JPL, material used in the Descent Stage Landing Gear of the Mars Curiosity Rover.
2009
ThyssenKrupp supplies rail switches used for the “Sky Train Vancouver”; with over 30 stations and a length of approximately 50 kilometers, the Sky Train is the longest automated transportation system in the world and is served by self-driving, elevated, light rail trains, equipped with linear motors.
2010
Imperial Oil (Canada) orders a complete oil sand processing plant from ThyssenKrupp Fördertechnik.
2012
ThyssenKrupp opens its North American Regional Headquarters in Chicago.
World Trade Center
2014
ThyssenKrupp installs the fastest elevators in North America at One World Trade Center; within the One World Trade Center Building and Memorial Site, ThyssenKrupp installs 73 elevators and 12 escalators.
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