Dr. Hans Christoph Atzpodien, CEO of the Industrial Solutions business area of ThyssenKrupp AG, on the strengths of the new company: “As a strong cornerstone of the Industrial Solutions business area, ThyssenKrupp Resource Technologies will have a presence on the world’s growth markets. Our comprehensive engineering know-how covers solutions from single machines to complete plants. With growing environmental awareness and rising raw material and energy prices, this engineering expertise provides our customers with a significant competitive edge. With “better” solutions we will create “more” value, for example by cutting operating costs and reducing CO2 emissions.” The management board of ThyssenKrupp Resource Technologies is made up of Ramsis Shehata (CEO), Christof Brewka (service business), Heike Franke (CFO), Martin Hilbig (CHRO) and Lothar Jungemann (cement business).
As part of ThyssenKrupp’s strategic development program the two engineering subsidiaries ThyssenKrupp Fördertechnik and ThyssenKrupp Polysius are being merged with effect from 02.04.2013 to form ThyssenKrupp Resource Technologies. With around 5500 employees and annual sales of approx. 2 billion €, the new company will be one of the world’s leading system suppliers for the mining and cement industries as well as the mineral processing and bulk materials handling sectors. It will offer single-source expertise ranging from design and consulting to engineering and project management to construction and installation, after-sales service, research & development and plant financing.