thyssenkrupp in Turkey - A historical timeline
Opening of Izmir Warehouse
thyssenkrupp Materials begins providing services in Turkey.
thyssenkrupp AG opens its regional office in Turkey. thyssenkrupp Elevator is contracted to supply 191 elevators and 155 escalators for the Marmaray project, making it one of the key suppliers for this gigantic infrastructure project. Prime Minister launches construction of BAGFAS plant in Bandırma.
thyssenkrupp Stainless Istanbul Celik Servis Merkezi (thyssenkrupp Stainless International) opens a new Service Center in Gebze.
Inauguration of the Tailored Blanks plant in Bursa; it is the first plant for laser-welded blanks in Turkey.
thyssenkrupp Elevator supplies 91 elevators, 87 escalators, 34 moving walkways, and 10 passenger boarding bridges to airports in Ankara, Dalaman and Izmir.
Krupp Hazemag delivers complete coal feeding equipment for Turkey’s largest coal plant.
After heavy earthquake Blohm + Voss provides 100 tents and thyssenkrupp Industries donates
1 million euros with which 42 earthquake-proof houses are constructed.
Blohm + Voss delivers 7th and 8th Meko 200TN frigates.
Contributions to the construction of the Galata Bridge.
Conversion and modernization of a cement kiln line by Krupp Polysius.
Thyssen Stahl supplies training and technical assistance for the blast furnace of the Karabük steel mill.
KIS plans, delivers and erects an iron ore processing plant for the Divriği ore deposit.
Krupp Rohstoffe Rheinhausen supplies two hammer mills for crushing coal to the Tunçbilek power plant.
Seebeck-Werft (Krupp) constructs MS Köycegiz and MS Dalaman for Koctug Denizcilik Isletmesi.
Thyssen Röhrenwerke supplies the absorption towers for a fertilizer factory
Handelsunion/Stahlunion acquire share in Makina Takim Endüstrisi (cutting tools).
Dr. C. Otto & Comp. (later Thyssen/TK Uhde) erects a coke oven battery in the Karabük steel mill.
Turkey gives Fried. Krupp the order to expand the capacity of the Karabük steel mill. This includes the supply of 6 SM furnaces and the construction of a further furnace.
Visit of President Adnan Menderes and his foreign minister to Hüttenwerk Oberhausen (Thyssen).
Kemal Atatürk’s yacht “Savarona” is built by Blohm + Voss.
Krupp delivers heavy superheated steam locomotives for freight trains.
Thyssen is represented in Turkey.
Supply of rails and material packages for the Baghdad Railway to connect Berlin with the (then) Ottoman Empire city of Baghdad through Turkey.
Friedrich Alfred Krupp visits Sultan Abdul Hamid II in Istanbul.
Aristarci Bey visits the Krupp factories in Essen.