thyssenkrupp receives Supplier Award

Top marks for delivery performance and quality: Longstanding customer Jan van Walraven B.V. has presented thyssenkrupp with its Supplier Award. The narrow strip center in Leverkusen was honored for a perfect year. Thanks to high-quality and reliable deliveries, they went 365 days without a single complaint. thyssenkrupp is also the first winner of the Award, which shows two linked rings held together by a person to underline the outstanding partnership between customer and supplier. 

In Leverkusen carbon and stainless steel are processed into individual coils on a total of three slitting lines. There are five oscillating jumbo coilers to wind the material into coils weighing up to 5 metric tons. Thicknesses of 0.3 to 3.0 millimeters and widths of 7.0 to 60.0 millimeters are possible. Customer segments include manufacturers of tube and pipe clamps, welding wire and clamping rings.

The facility also collaborates closely with its Polish sister company. At the narrow strip center in Dabrowa Gornicza specific customer requirements can likewise be met using a slitting line and two jumbo coilers. This makes it possible to provide optimum service to both the western and eastern European markets, while offering customers effective logistics advantages. 

thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe employs 1,000 people and processes around 2 million tons of flat steel and nonferrous metals into slit strip and blanks every year. The company operates a Europe-wide service center network comprising twelve locations in six countries and supplies customers from the automotive, construction, electrical and furniture industries with high-quality materials and tailored processing services. Ongoing investments ensure advanced, broad-based processing capacities are available at all plants. The company is headquartered in Krefeld.

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About thyssenkrupp Materials Services:

With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, the Materials Services business area specializes in materials distribution, logistics and services, the provision of technical services as well as services for industrial plants and steel mills. In addition to rolled steel, stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals, specialty materials and plastics, Materials Services also offers services from processing and logistics to warehouse and inventory management through to supply chain and project management.

About thyssenkrupp:
thyssenkrupp is a diversified industrial group with traditional strengths in materials and a growing share of capital goods and service businesses. Over 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries work with passion and technological know-how to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2015/2016 thyssenkrupp generated sales of around Euro39 billion. 

Together with our customers we develop competitive solutions for current and future challenges in their respective industries. With our engineering expertise we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost- and resource-friendly way. Our technologies and innovations are the key to meeting diverse customer and market requirements around the world, growing on the markets of the future, and generating strong and stable earnings, cash flows and value growth.

Übergabe Supplier Award

Übergabe Supplier Award


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