Thyssenkrupp Materials Services announced that Jacob Bek GmbH opened its new production hall with multi strip cut to length line on 24 June 2022 in Donautal industrial park in Germany. The new facility will allow the company to handle up to 60,000 more tonnes of material in a year. Ring weights of up to 30 tonnes can be processed. Packaging of the material is fully automated.The production hall has an area of around 2,500 square meters and is equipped with two modern crane systems with a lifting capacity of up to 32 tonnes. The sustainable aspect was the focus of the new building: In addition to electric forklifts, there are also parking spaces for e-cars as well as charging stations for e-bikes. Furthermore, the building is tempered by a heat pump heating system. With these measures, Jacob Bek is contributing to supporting thyssenkrupp Materials Services' goal of climate neutrality from 2030. By expanding its range of services, Jacob Bek GmbH is following the Materials as a Service strategy of thyssenkrupp Materials Services. The new production hall with multi strip cut to length line in the Donautal industrial park is intended to strengthen the company's core business of customized cut to length of blanks and sheets in the future. Jacob Bek GmbH has been a reliable partner for industry and the skilled trades for over 190 years, enabling customers to concentrate on their core business. The company is an affiliate of thyssenkrupp Materials Services and part of thyssenkrupp Schulte – the materials partner for steel, stainless steel and nonferrous metals in Germany.