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Business Unit Damper

Innovation and high-tech in suspension technology

With its brand BILSTEIN, thyssenkrupp Damper represents innovation and high-tech in suspension technology around the world. With competence for the entire chassis, the company has production facilities in Europe, America and China, supplying products for the complete spectrum of shock absorbers. Furthermore, thyssenkrupp Damper has for many years been a partner in high demand in the fields of motorsport and car tuning.

thyssenkrupp Damper supplies the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket (AM) segments. There are currently over 2,000 employees working for thyssenkrupp Damper around the world. The company headquarters are at the location where it was originally founded, in Ennepetal, Germany.

Further production facilities are located in Germany (Mandern), Romania (Sibiu), the USA (Hamilton, Ohio and Poway, San Diego) and China (Shanghai).

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Membership of the internationally active thyssenkrupp Group generates resources for investments, and secures an additional head-start in terms of development competence. Particularly with simultaneous engineering, we deliver a continuous contribution to the improvement of designs and systems in automotive engineering, and are thus a globally respected partner to this industry.

The company focuses on the segments of sports cars, SUVs and premium vehicles.

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Executive management

Timo Krutoff

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

John Kuijpers

Chief Operating Officer

Hanno Luczak

Chief Technical Officer

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Purchasing and supplier management at thyssenkrupp Damper

We are continuously looking for capable suppliers to join us in improving the quality of our products, and who each day will once again accept the challenge of meeting the automotive industry’s requirements in terms of schedule compliance, quality, innovation and competitiveness.

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Headquarter thyssenkrupp Damper
thyssenkrupp Bilstein GmbH
August - Bilstein - Str. 4
D-58256 Ennepetal
Telephone:+49 / 2333 / 791 - 0
Fax:+49 / 2333 / 791 - 4900


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