Precision Steel named best supplier

Hohenlimburg wins Winkelmann Supplier Award 2017 in the category Flat Carbon Steel.

Best supplier: Britta Schirpke (3rd right), Christoph Gräfe (center) and Norbert Schönborn (3rd left) from the sales team of thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH collected the award in Ahlen. Presenting the prize were Volker Birken, Besim Jakob, Arno Ruschhaupt and Denis Dräger (from left) from the Winkelmann Group.

thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg GmbH has won its first Supplier Award from the Winkelmann Group in the Flat Carbon Steel category. The award recognizes the precision steel specialist’s good performance in the areas of innovation, responsiveness, flexibility, quality, and product development. The prize is presented to the Winkelmann Group’s best suppliers every five years. Winkelmann employs over 4,000 people worldwide and with its three divisions Automotive, Building + Industry and Flowforming is one of the leading groups of companies in the metal-forming sector and undertakes work for well-known companies from a wide range of industries.

“What makes us particularly proud is that the winners were selected anonymously by staff from various different departments,” said Britta Schirpke, Head of Sales at the Precision Steel BU, at the award ceremony at Winkelmann’s headquarters in Ahlen. “So we see this special award as a compliment from the workforce of Winkelmann to our employees in Hohenlimburg.” With around 900 employees, the company based in Hagen-Hohenlimburg produces hot-rolled special steel, known as precision steel. It is used as a starting material in the rerolling sector and for direct processing above all in the automotive supply industry.