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thyssenkrupp is a diversified industrial group with traditional strengths in materials and a growing share of capital goods and services businesses. About 161,096 employees in nearly 78 countries work with passion and technological expertise 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 2017/2018 thyssenkrupp generated sales of around €42.7 billion.

Together with our customers we develop competitive solutions for the challenges of the future in the areas Mechanical, Plant and Materials. 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. For us, technical progress and innovations, allied with the combined strength of the Group, are key factors enabling us to meet current and future customer and market requirements around the world, grow on the markets of the future, and generate strong and stable earnings, cash flows and value growth.

thyssenkrupp worldwide

Sales by region in million €
Germany 27% 11,611
Europe (excl. Germany) 27% 11,606
North and Central America 23% 9,939
South America 4% 1,687
Asia/Pacific 15% 6,281
Africa 4% 1,654
Worldwide 100% 42,778

(continuing operations)

Employees by region
Germany 39% 59,806
Europe (excl. Germany) 20% 30,413
North and Central America 14% 21,422
South America 8% 13,529
Asia/Pacific 18% 28,344
Africa 1% 1,392
Worldwide 100% 154,906

(continuing operations)

Organizational Structure ThyssenKrupp Group
Organizational Structure thyssenkrupp Group

* The Steel Americas business area, having been classified as a discontinued operation in accordance with IFRS at September 30, 2012, was re-classified as a continuing operation at September 30, 2013. Within Steel Americas, thyssenkrupp Steel USA was reported as a disposal group until its sale on February 26, 2014.
Group Structure ThyssenKrupp
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