ThyssenKrupp Presta Danville, LLC is the world leader of assembled camshafts, and is a Tier One automotive supplier. As a leading area manufacturer for just over 20 years, ThyssenKrupp Presta has continued to expand its facilities to accommodate additional business for the motorcycle, car, and light truck automotive business. Continued attraction from our strong customer base is driven by our commitment to providing world-class quality product within a reliable and efficient state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

ThyssenKrupp Presta is an innovative automotive camshaft assembly supplier with a focus on providing world class, quality products and on-time delivery through continual improvement of our business operating system, manufacturing processes, and technologies; ensuring customer satisfaction; and maintaining our position in the markets we serve. ThyssenKrupp Presta is one of the seven manufacturing facilities under ThyssenKrupp's global Camshafts Group.

Our state-of-the-art plant in Danville, IL utilizes the latest technologies to produce high quality camshafts. Our workforce is extensively and continually trained on our equipment and processes, making our employees our most valuable asset. Just In Time, and First Time Through initiatives lend themselves to a manufacturing environment with product transfer via robotic and gantry methodology; automatically transferring product between specific process steps.

What You Will See

  • Technically advanced processes
  • Robotics
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machinery
  • Safe, clean, organized, and efficient production facility
  • People of all ages with all different specialties

Where You Find Our Products

Our camshafts can be found in a variety of motorcycle, car, light truck, and heavy duty truck applications within the United States, with additional products shipped to Europe, China, Brazil, and Mexico.

When You Go

  • Ages 7 and above. Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No phones/cameras
  • Closed-toed and closed-heel shoes
  • Long pants (no shorts or skirts)
  • Tours will begin every 30 min. Groups will be limited to 15. Safety equipment will be provided (glasses, vests, earplugs)

How To Find Us

ThyssenKrupp Presta Danville, LLC
70 Walz Creek Dr. | Danville, IL

Located southwest of the intersection of Main St. and Lynch Road. Just south of Main Street, behind Blue Cross Blue Shield.

ThyssenKrupp Presta Camshaft Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program Earns U. S. Department of Labor Accreditation

Photos from celebration held at the plant on October 6, 2015

ThyssenKrupp Presta Danville President Mario Gropp and Training Manager Donnie Robinson guide a group of apprentices and community members through the camshaft manufacturing facility. Courtesy ThyssenKrupp

A ThyssenKrupp apprentice explains camshaft design to a family member.
Courtesy ThyssenKrupp

A ThyssenKrupp apprentice shows off some of the automated camshaft production as Training Manager Donnie Robinson looks on.
Courtesy ThyssenKrupp

ThyssenKrupp Presta Danville President Mario Gropp talks with current apprentices. Courtesy ThyssenKrupp

Danville Area Community College Dean of Business and Technology Bruce Rape congratulates ThyssenKrupp apprentices following
the U.S. Department of Labor accreditation of the Mechatronics program. Courtesy ThyssenKrupp

Official press release here


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