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Our clients and topics

What is special about us? The broad technology portfolio and the change story of thyssenkrupp.

TKMC is active in all Business Areas of thyssenkrupp worldwide – a diversified industrial Group with about 155,000 employees in 80 countries and a turnover of about 39 billion Euro (financial year 2015/2016). Our consulting services focus on the top management of the Business Areas, Heads of Corporate Functions and the Regional CEOs of thyssenkrupp.

Together with our clients we have a classic strategy consulting approach. On site, we develop in our 3-6 months projects customized solutions.

thyssenkrupp is currently undergoing times of fundamental change – probably one of the most exciting and challenging transformation stories of a DAX30 company.

Therefore, “Consulting for the better” is of significant importance to us: TKMC as an in-house consultancy for the top-management level makes a valuable contribution to the realignment of the Group.

To further support the transformation of ThyssenKrupp our “Execution Taskforce (ETF)” aims to “make things happen”. Together with our clients the ETF team is responsible for sustainably establishing TKMC-recommended strategies and supporting the implementation of Group-wide change programs.

It is our mission and our goal, to push forward a globally positioned DAX30 company.

Christian, Principal, ThyssenKrupp Management Consulting

Creating sustainable solutions for our future success - this is our driving motivation as a part of TKMC as well as of the thyssenkrupp Group with about 160,000 colleagues!

Christian, Principal

Learn more about industry diversity at thyssenkrupp - our Business Areas at a glance:

Business Area Components Technology

Business Area Components Technology

The companies of our Business Area Components Technology have two things in common: they manufacture high-quality components and are global market leaders.

The companies manufacture, for example, assembled camshafts and crankshafts as well as engine components. Millions of these components are used in internal combustion engines of all conceivable kinds. With their remarkable performance and low weight they repeatedly demonstrate their superiority. Large slewed bearings, an indispensable component of wind energy mills, ship cranes and mining systems belong to the product portfolio of the Business Area. Furthermore, Components Technology develops and manufactures steering shafts, steering columns and steering gears. Components Technology is a global synonym for innovative and high-tech auto chassis products.

Business Area Elevator Technology

Business Area Elevator Technology

The Business Area Elevator Technology combines ThyssenKrupp’s global activities in the field of passenger transportation systems. 50,000 employees at over 900 locations around the world provide a tight service network close to our customers.

The range of products contains passenger and freight elevators, escalators, passenger boarding bridges as well as stair and platform lifts. In addition to systems for the volume market, the portfolio also includes customized solutions as well as service, maintenance and modernization packages precisely tailored to our customers.

Business Area Industrial Solutions

Business Area Industrial Solutions

Industrial Solutions includes the full range of specialist engineering and construction services as well as plant-construction and ship-building. More than 18,000 employees at over 70 locations form a global network and develop chemical plants, refineries and other industrial facilities, equipment for the cement and minerals industries, machinery and systems for the mining, port facilities and submarines. Further fields of business include automation solutions for alternative battery systems, innovative lightweight design solutions, and equipment and test systems for the aerospace industry.

Business Area Materials Services

Business Area Materials Services

With 500 branches in 40 countries, the Materials Services Business Area is focused on the global distribution of materials and the provision of complex technical services for manufacturing sectors. Besides the outlet-oriented material trading, Business Area Materials Services is also organizes significant parts of the supply chain of a global aircrafts manufacturer.

Business Area Steel Europe

Business Area Steel Europe

Steel is by far the most important industrial material. The Business Area Steel Europe is one of the world's technology leaders in carbon steel flat products. With around 28,000 dedicated employees and highly efficient production facilities, the business area supplies intelligent steel products for the innovations of tomorrow. With its expertise in the development of materials, coatings and innovative processing technologies, Steel Europe meets rising demands for weight reduction and safety specifically in the automotive industry.

Business Area Steel Americas

Business Area Steel Americas

The Business Area Steel Americas consists of the company thyssenkrupp CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico in Brazil. It is focused on the production, processing and sales of premium carbon steel products.

Consulting portfolio

Our international consulting portfolio supports thyssenkrupp’s strategic agenda.

In collaboration with our clients, our projects have an important impact on shaping and ensuring the success of thyssenkrupp. Therefore, we align our project topics with the „Strategic Way Forward“, the strategy agenda of the Group.

Our strategic and performance-oriented projects in all Business Areas of the Group and on corporate level allow us an in-depth perspective at the various businesses of thyssenkrupp. Site visits and interviews from shop-floor level to executive level provide us insights into the operating businesses and to build up extensive company know-how.

Current focus of our global 3-6 months projects:

  • Market and competitor analysis
  • Growth strategies
  • Performance improvement
  • Organizational realignments

Overview of our previous project locations:

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