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Energietechnik Essen GmbH!

Energietechnik Essen GmbH is the global specialist in rotor retaining rings for energy-sector machinery and a byword for safety and reliability in turbo-generators. The company also develops and produces nitrogen-alloyed steels.

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Your contacts in Sales

Michael Sobiella

Head of Sales Retaining Rings of Energietechnik Essen GmbH

Julia Vogel

Team Manager Sales HNS of Energietechnik Essen GmbH

High-tech and innovation

Top expertise in rotor retaining rings

No one in the world can match our more than 100 years of experience in the production of rotor retaining rings - precision components that reliably withstand the centrifugal forces encountered in today's increasingly powerful generators, where the rotors regularly reach speeds of up to 3,600 rpm.

Specialist in extreme applications

Our CRONIDUR® 30 cold-working steels incorporate a unique combination of properties. In many cases, they are what make innovative, highly stressed applications in aerospace, mechanical engineering, medical, pharmaceutical and foodstuffs technology, and also in the production of high-quality consumer goods, at all possible.

Steel that delivers safety

Our precision-engineered special steels are in demand around the globe: for satellites hurtling through space, for Formula 1 race cars performing to their limits on the world's top circuits, in beverage filling plants and for the springs that give high-end watches their extreme timekeeping accuracy. These steels assure product resilience and are the driving force behind whole industries.

Our production facilities

Two remelting furnaces

We use a standard electroslag remelting furnace and a pressure electroslag remelting furnace to produce the materials needed for retaining rings, and also for numerous other high-nitrogen austenitic and martensitic special steels in a wide range of dimensions and for the most diverse applications. These two installations produce remelt ingots with weights extending from 1 to 30 tonnes and diameters from 400 to 1,000 mm.

Expanding press of approx. 2,300 millimeters

We use an expanding press that exerts a force of 60 MN for cold expansion of our retaining rings. This enables us to achieve diameters of up to 2,200 mm and height of up to 1,480 mm. Cold expansion is a special variant of strain hardening that assures the precise attainment of the specified ultimate mechanical strength in the P900 austenitic material used for this application.

Machining/ incl. wage work

Our retaining rings are turned on seventeen carousel lathes. Maximum item weight 16 tonnes, maximum diameter 3,070 mm. A centre lathe, band saws and other mechanised cutting equipment complete the machining facilities at Energietechnik Essen GmbH and extend the range of operations we can perform.

Heat treatment/ incl. wage work

Systematic heat treatment enables us to meet precisely our customers' requirements for optimum hardness and toughness of steel - soft and solution annealing, normalising, oil and/or water quenching and tempering.

Future-orientated for more than 200 years.

  • 1811

    Friedrich Krupp steel foundry established in Essen

  • 1984

    Merging of the Krupp and Klöckner forging divisions to form Schmiedewerke Krupp-Klöckner GmbH

  • 1988

    Merging of the forging activities of Krupp Stahl, Klöckner Stahl and Thyssen Stahl to form VSG

  • 1994

    VSG Energie- und Schmiedetechnik GmbH

  • 2003

    Energietechnik Essen GmbH is absorbed by Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH

GMH Gruppe's forging technology companies

The GMH Gruppe forging technology companies produce customised open-die and die-forged components at six strategic locations, pooling their know-how and using high-efficiency melting and production processes. The benefits for you: faultless products delivered on time even at short notice and precisely matching your individual needs.

The other forging technology companies in GMH Gruppe are:

Schmiedewerke Gröditz GmbH
Schmiedag GmbH
Wildauer Schmiede- und Kurbelwellentechnik GmbH
SMB Schwermechanik GmbH
Gröditzer Werkzeugstahl Burg GmbH

Your management contacts

Christian Scholz

Managing Director of Energietechnik Essen GmbH

Jörg Schulze

Head of Sales of Energietechnik Essen GmbH

Carsten Hellwig

Head of Technology and Quality of Energietechnik Essen GmbH

Careers at GMH Gruppe

GMH Gruppe creates future perspectives in steel – not least of all for its around 7,000 employees. We are continuously searching for new talent and seasoned professionals to join our production, engineering, innovation and management teams.

Your contacts in Human Resources

Volker Mielke

Head of Human Resources of Energietechnik Essen GmbH

How to find us

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Energietechnik Essen GmbH

Westendstr 15
45143 Essen

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