thyssenkrupp’s bond with Australia stretches back 150 years from the time we first supplied seamless wheels for the country’s railway network in 1865. From those modest beginnings, Australia is now our fourth largest markets in the Asia-Pacific region.
Our first Australian agency was established in Melbourne in 1888. Today, we have operations in the following Business Areas - Components Technology, Industrial Solutions and Materials Services. Find out more about all our Business Areas and Products below.
Our global Business Area Components Technology produces high-tech components for the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. For the automotive industry, the product range includes assembled camshafts, cylinder head modules with integrated camshafts, crankshafts, steering and damping systems, springs and stabilizers as well as assembly of axle modules. The business also supplies a range of high-tech components for general engineering, construction equipment and wind turbines. Our expertise in forging and cold-forging processes as well as assembly technology, has enabled us to make a broad spectrum of different high-tech components available for our customers over the years.
With access to cutting-edge mechanical processing and complex assembly capabilities, Components Technology can provide and manufacture high-performance components along the entire value chain.
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is a leading partner for the engineering, construction and service of industrial plants and systems.
As an OEM and one of the few full-line suppliers worldwide, we are also part of a diversified industrial group that combines unique local engineering and technical knowhow with multi-disciplinary, end-to-end project management and a vast technology portfolio.
With the backing of over 200 years of German engineering excellence combined with local engineering expertise, we are able to deliver exceptional, sustainable and technologically advanced engineering and service solutions along the entire plant life cycle for our customers.
We do this across mining, cement, sugar and renewable energy industries, offering complete mining solutions and systems that take you from planning, extraction and conveying through processing like crushing and grinding, to transportation and handling.
thyssenkrupp targets a sustainable relationship with our customers over the entire lifetime of your plant and equipment by offering customised aftersales and service solutions that are fast and reliable, with a safety record that is second-to-none.
Our sales and service team can help you detect and eliminate problems before they happen with customised recommendations for maintenance and modernisation.
With our technological solutions, we are able to minimise your plant stoppages and optimise your parts supply and management. Clients are also able to leverage our electronic parts catalogue and full delivery and fitting service; saving them time, money and effort, whilst maximising plant profitability.
thyssenkrupp Materials Services Australia is part of a 500-strong network of branches which spans 40 countries globally.
The Materials Services business area is focused on the distribution of materials and the provision of complex technical services for Australia’s production and manufacturing sectors.
At the heart of our Materials Services business is the development and delivery of a wide range of high quality raw and tailored industrial materials and complex technical services. We distribute and sell rolled and stainless steel, pipes and tubes, and non-ferrous metals and plastics. We also provide services extending from processing and logistics to warehouse and inventory management to complete supply chain management.
thyssenkrupp is one of the leading global distributors of raw materials, and we provide an important link between raw materials producers and the processing industry.
We work with a wide range of industrial raw materials such as metals, alloys, specialty ores, minerals and coke. We produce the highest quality flat products in stainless steel, as well as high-performance materials such as nickel alloys and titanium.
Update: From 1 April 2016, the three entities listed below have merged to become one legal entity and will operated as thyssenkrupp Materials Australia. They will all keep their independent business names (tk Materials Australia Pty Ltd trading as tk Infrastructure etc.)
Steel is the basis for the living standards of highly developed industrialized nations and for dynamic growth in emerging economies. The Steel business area stands for innovations in steel and it is a pacesetter in the development of high-tech steels, innovative coatings and processing technologies. The business area supplies intelligent steel products for the innovations of tomorrow.