Business Unit Camshafts

Global market leader for assembled camshafts

As an innovative partner of the international automotive industry, thyssenkrupp Camshafts is one of the most successful developers and manufacturers of assembled camshafts, valve train components and cylinder head covers for passenger cars, trucks and motorcycles. With a production of over 30 million camshafts per year at 10 locations, thyssenkrupp is the global market leader in the field of assembled camshafts.

Our strengths are state-of-the-art and highly flexible production facilities, highly qualified and motivated employees, and exceptional competence in materials selection. Reliability, flexibility and ingenuity are integral parts of our corporate philosophy, as are high quality standards and our proven environmental awareness.

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In 25 years, thyssenkrupp Camshafts has grown to become the world’s number one camshaft supplier.

From its beginnings with a single factory in Lichtenstein, the business unit today produces at 10 locations in almost every continent on Earth.

The first series production of assembled camshafts took place in 1994, for the customer Ford. New plants were subsequently founded in Danville (USA), Ilsenburg (Germany), Dalian (China), Chemnitz (Germany), Poços de Caldas (Brazil), San Miguel de Allende (Mexico), and Jászfényszaru (Hungary). The central administration is today located in Ilsenburg, Germany. Since 2016, thyssenkrupp has also been producing assembled rotor shafts for electric motors.

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Business Unit Camshafts