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Manufacturer of innovative and qualitatively exceptional steering systems

With its Business Unit Steering, thyssenkrupp is one of the world’s most successful manufacturers of steering systems, and is the technology leader in the field of massive cold forming.

Overall, a total of approx. 10,000 employees worldwide work in 17 plants and development facilities in Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Mexico, Brazil, the USA, China and Japan. Steering systems for more than 20 million vehicles per year are developed and produced. Eschen in Liechtenstein has approx. 2,500 employees, and is the core of the Business Unit. The automotive environment is being shaped by autonomous driving, connectivity and powertrain electrification. In Liechtenstein, the team is focused on helping to shape these megatrends. In future, too, they will pick up new development trends in the fields of chassis and steering, and bring them to market readiness. On the basis of these steering technologies, work is further progressing on development projects such as steer-by-wire and the further development of steering assist systems as the preliminary stage to autonomous driving.

Since 80 years.

thyssenkrupp Steering site

You can find us in every fourth car.

One objective is to develop more economical vehicles with greater comfort and safety. We place equally high value on a high quality standard and pronounced environmental thinking. Our corporate philosophy is implemented by motivated and committed employees.

Together with the world’s best known automotive manufacturers, the future is being brought to the roads on a daily basis. Every fourth car worldwide utilizes steering gear components from thyssenkrupp.

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Business Unit Steering

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Business Unit Steering

Executive management

thyssenkrupp Steering Chief Executive Officer Michael Drolshagen


Michael Drolshagen

Chief Executive Officer

thyssenkrupp Steering Chief Financial Officer Daniel Ritter


Daniel Ritter

Chief Financial Officer

thyssenkrupp Steering Chief Operating Officer Patrick Vith


Patrick Vith

Chief Operating Officer

Purchasing and supplier management at thyssenkrupp Steering

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.

Please find all quality, logistics and purchasing documents on our thyssenkrupp Supplier Portal (Click on "Log-in" or "Apply for new supplier" below).

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Certificates [IATF 16949, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001]


North and South America


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thyssenkrupp Presta AG
Essanestrasse 10
9492 Eschen