thyssenkrupp has invested roughly A$1 million (US$0.69 million) in the new service centre for its Industrial Solutions business area which is a leading partner for the engineering, construction and service of industrial plants and systems. Based on more than 200 years of experience it supplies tailored, turnkey plants and components for customers in the chemical, fertilizer, cement, mining and steel industries.
"As we want to offer the best possible services to our customers, we are continuously expanding our service offerings in the regions. Through our investment in Brisbane, we make sure that also our customers on the East Coast of Australia profit from the knowledge and experience thyssenkrupp's global service network offers", says Dr. Donald Weir, CEO of the Service business unit of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions.
The new centre in Australia includes a 350m2 office and 1,000m2 of warehouse and workshop space with room for 30 employees. The portfolio includes, among others, the warehousing and servicing of wear and spare parts, equipment refurbishments, engineering and field services and revamps.
"This new facility enables us to co-locate our engineering and project staff with our service personnel. For our clients in the mining, cement and chemical industries this means they benefit from an integrated project life-cycle approach, incorporating the latest products and technologies. After having worked successfully with our customers in Australia for many years, this investment was a logical consequence", added Andrew Howie, CEO of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Australia.