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Business Unit Damper

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).

thyssenkrupp Damper site

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.

Our locations and representations

Business Unit Damper
Products: Damping systems

268 Miaqiao Road
201315 Kangqiao, Pudong New District, Shanghai

Products: Damping systems

August-Bilstein-Straße 4
58256 Ennepetal
Phone: +49 2333 791 - 0
Fax: +49 2333 791 - 4900

Milsper Straße 214
58256 Ennepetal
Phone: +49 2333 791 0
Fax: +49 2333 791 4100

Niederkell 25
54429 Mandern

Products: Damping systems

Henri Coanda Str. No. 8
RO-550234 Sibiu Sibiu

Phone: +40 269 207207
Fax: +40 269 207292

Products: Damping systems

8685 Berk Blvd.
OH 45015-2205 US - Hamilton

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Business Unit Damper

Executive management

Dr. Peter Klaus Kirner

Chief Executive Officer

Timo Krutoff

Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Olaf Gelhausen

Chief Operating Officer

Careers at thyssenkrupp Damper

Careers at thyssenkrupp Damper

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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

Send email Aftermarket-Website BILSTEIN


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