ThyssenKrupp is an integrated materials and technology group with currently some 177,000 employees in around 80 countries developing ideas and innovations to offer solutions for sustainable progress. In the 2009/2010 fiscal year they generated sales of more than €42 billion. Eight business areas focus the Group’s activities and know-how in the strategic competency areas of Materials and Technologies. In addition to manufacturing materials and plants, the Group also provides complete system solutions and innovative services. ThyssenKrupp continuously optimizing to their portfolio to sustainably increase the earning power and the value of the Company.
KUTTNER was founded in 1949 by Dr. Kuttner as an engineering company and has since developed into a group of companies mainly working in plant engineering and construction. Services include development of new technologies, engineering and planning, supply, installation and start up of complete plants with controls and data processing systems, turnkey installations for process, melting and material handling in the iron and steel as well as in the foundry industry and environmental industry are built.
Uhde has a workforce of more than 4,500 employees worldwide and is a company in the Plant Technology business area of the ThyssenKrupp Group. The company’s activities focus on the engineering and construction of chemical and other industrial plants in the following fields: fertilizers; electrolysis; gas technologies; oil, coal, and residue gasification; refining technologies; organic intermediates, polymers and synthetic fibers; and also coke plant and high-pressure technologies. Uhde provides professional services and comprehensive solutions in all areas of industrial plant operation.
The Mercuria Energy Group Ltd is an international group of companies with a global turnover of $46 billion. It is active over a wide spectrum of global energy markets including crude oil and refined petroleum products, natural gas, power, biodiesel, vegetable oils, coal and carbon emissions.
It is one of the World’s five largest independent energy traders. In addition to its trading core, the Group has upstream and downstream assets ranging from oil in the ground to oil terminals and a biofuels plant under construction in Europe. It owns or leases strategically-placed oil and products storage facilities around the World.
SHOWA DENKO CARBON,INC.
Showa Denko Carbon,Inc.is one of the Worlds leading manufacturers of carbon-based products. Showa Denko Carbon has a comprehensive portfolio ranging from carbon and graphite products to carbon fibers and composites. Their in-depth and broad knowledge of materials, production expertise, extensive applications and engineering know-how has enabled Showa Denko Carbon to offer customized solutions.
MECHEL CARBON AG
Mechel, a USD 10 Billion Company, is one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies. It is the first and still the only coal mining and metals company in the region of Eastern and Central Europe and Russia having its shares placed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Puyang Refractories Group Co.,Ltd(Hereinafter called PRCO Ltd)is the largest refractory material supplier in Chinese steel industry, whose leading product, secondary refining Purging Plug, takes over the largest Chinese domestic market share. PRCO Ltd, Puyang County Refractories as predecessor, was founded in 1988.
Beijing Huatai Coking Engineering Technology Co., Ltd. is a coking and refractory application technology research and development, engineering consulting, design, equipment, construction industry mainly of integrated service providers. Beijing Huatai engineers have decades of experience in setting up coke dry quenching units and were among the first team of engineers who developed the Coke dry quenching technology in China back in the year 1999 – 2000.