Company Overview

Throughout the world, the name BILSTEIN is synonymous with the development of new technology and innovation in the manufacture of highly engineered shock absorbers. We have created solutions in balancing the needs of safety, suspension design and driving comfort for over 100 years. Our technology is unique in the way it reduces the vibrations of the vehicle springs to provide optimized road contact, ensuring the smoothest of rides. We work with our customers to provide the right system for the desired ride — from passive monotube shock absorbers to those that are adjustable, we have you covered for the optimal driving experience.

Company Culture

BILSTEIN has mastered the technique of creating a culture of “we”, because we are Better Together. Throughout our manufacturing plant, our employees experience passion in their work and pride in what they do. We are safe, sustainable and successful.

BILSTEIN culture yields strong, creative personalities in a challenging, yet fun and encouraging setting. We embrace our shared values, such as team spirit, communication, success-driven mindsets and respect for customers, employees, shareholders and investors while welcoming different perspectives, people and practices to foster a diverse, people-oriented company culture.

Our people-oriented mindset provides an uplifting, encouraging atmosphere to enjoy throughout the work week. Managers and Supervisors build personal relationships with their teams to ensure open and honest communication at all levels of the organization. We maintain this environment by providing opportunities for personal and professional growth through comprehensive on-boarding programs such as Frontline Leadership and PASS. We are dedicated, ambitious, open to new ideas and embrace enthusiasm as our work style.

thyssenkrupp BILSTEIN of America employees are as diverse as our activities around the world: from plant mechanics and production managers to account representatives and project managers. Our skilled employees make us a reliable partner of the automotive industry in safety, chassis and drive.


thyssenkrupp employees are what make us successful. We appreciate and promote diversity in every team and look for potential in everyone we hire. As a Bilsteiner, you’ll be trusted to take the lead, use your initiative and fulfill our commitment to our customers to make the best, most innovative damper in the world. In return, you will be given the opportunity to do meaningful work that takes your career to places you never imagined. We foster an inclusive and collaborative culture built on our values, diversity and desire to contribute all we can to our company and our community.

Company Summary
ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America
Number of Employees
(513) 881-7600
8685 Bilstein Boulevard
Hamilton, OH