August 2012, CT-CUS, Pressemitteilung

ThyssenKrupp Crankshaft Company announces 6 million crankshafts milestone for Ford Motor Company

In a ceremony held at the Veedersburg facility on August 27, representatives of Ford Motor Company and members of the ThyssenKrupp Crankshaft team stated that the landmark achievement was a testament to a strong and ongoing relationship between Ford and ThyssenKrupp.

ThyssenKrupp Crankshaft Company with plants in Danville,Illinois and Veedersburg, Indiana manufactures high quality forged and machined crankshafts for the North American on-highway truck and off-highway markets.

The Veedersburg plant has been manufacturing crankshafts for Ford in North America since its opening in 1995. The crankshafts are used in a variety of Ford vehicles, including the F150, Taurus, Edge and Explorer models.

It was a great honor to announce that it has achieved the milestone of producing 6 million engine crankshafts for Ford Motor Company.

Mr. Kurt Braun, Crankshaft Section Supervisor from Ford, speaks during the Ceremony at the Veedersburg Plant.
(from the left to right) Norm Young – Aaron Berkowitz – Valmir Marchiori – Kurt Braun - Marcelo Pereira – Carson Short
The ceremony took place at the ThyssenKrupp plant in Veerdersburg with the participation of representatives from Ford Motor Company, ThyssenKrupp Forging Group and ThyssenKrupp Crankshaft Company.
(from the left to right) Norm Young – Aaron Berkowitz - Valmir Marchiori – Kurt Braun - Marcelo Pereira – Carson Short
(from the left to right) Dustin Robinson - Norman Young – Alan Conner – Ron Weaver – Julie Myers - Bob Hamilton – Sam Brown - Valmir Marchiori – Marcelo Pereira

About ThyssenKrupp Forging Group 
ThyssenKrupp Forging Group is part of the ThyssenKrupp Components Technology business area. ThyssenKrupp Metalurgica Campo Limpo, ThyssenKrupp Gerlach and ThyssenKrupp Crankshaft Company are the leading companies with operations worldwide assuring flexibility based on well-matched production lines. The Group target is to deliver innovative products and engineering competence with a high value to the customer.