22. June 2022

Green Steel takes off - Ƶ forging green plans with thyssenkrupp Aerospace

Lucerne/Emmenbrücke. When an aircraft takes off in future, it is quite possible that “Green Steel” from Ƶ will be along for the flight. Ƶ will be exclusively supplying green steel as of next year to thyssenkrupp Aerospace, a company of thyssenkrupp Material Services

Starting in 2023, Ƶ will be supplying green forged and rolled bar and bright steel to thyssenkrupp Aerospace, a supplier to the world’s leading aviation and aerospace companies. The manufacturing process of this material is especially environmentally friendly and in process emissions are 80 to 95 percent lower than the industry average.

In addition to aspiring to make all company activities climate-neutral as of 2030, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is also supporting customers in the decarbonization of their supply chains. Green products and services are essential in this context and support the aspiration of the western world’s largest and mill-independent materials distribution and service providers also in terms of sustainability to become the industry leader.

Frank Koch, CEO of Ƶ, comments on this green cooperation: “This agreement is another highlight in our previous cooperation with the thyssenkrupp group. We have known and appreciated each other for years and look forward to a shared green future!

Both business partners intend to continue to strengthen the connection and also to involve each other in other business areas where appropriate.

Patrick Marous, CEO of thyssenkrupp Aerospace adds: “We see an ever-growing demand for CO2 reduced material among our customers. The aviation industry in particular is heavily involved in the topic. We are thus pleased that we can meet these demands together with a longstanding partner.”


About Ƶ

The Ƶ today is one of the world’s leading providers of individual solutions in the spe-cial long steel products sector. The Group is one of the leading manufacturers of tool steel and non-corrosive long steel on the global market and one of the two largest companies in Europe for alloyed and high-alloyed constructional steel. With close to 10,000 employees and in-house production and distribution companies in over 30 countries and on 5 continents, the company guarantees its custom-ers a global supply and customer service, and offers them a complete production portfolio as well as sales and services around the world. They benefit from the company’s technological expertise, the consistently high product quality around the world and detailed knowledge of local markets.

About thyssenkrupp Materials Services

With around 380 locations – 260 of them warehousing locations – in over 30 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest mill-independent materials distributor & service provider in the Western world. The wide-ranging capabilities offered by the materials experts enable customers to concentrate more on their individual core business. As part of a strategic policy to provide “Materials as a Service”, the company focuses on supplying raw materials and materials as well as products and services in the area of supply chain management. Digital solutions ensure efficient and resource-saving processes for customers and provide the basis for sustainable action. As of 2030 all thyssenkrupp Schulte activities will also be climate-neutral. 



Anina Berger
Vice President Corporate Marketing & Communications

Swiss Steel Holding AG
Landenbergstrasse 11
CH-6005 Lucerne

 +41 (0)41 581 4121


Lars Bank
Head of External & Internal Communications

thyssenkrupp Materials Services
thyssenkrupp Allee 1
45143 Essen

+49 201 844-534416


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