Rolls-Royce builds on a tradition in Germany that dates back over more than 100 years. Today we have a total workforce of almost 12,000 and significant operations for both divisions.
Rolls-Royce Deutschland, headquartered in Dahlewitz, is Germany's only fully certified engine manufacturer with complete systems capability for modern civil and military turbine engines.
Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, part of the Land & Sea division, is a world-leader in large reciprocating engines, propulsion and distributed energy systems. It is headquartered in Friedrichshafen.
The regional Rolls-Royce International office is based in Berlin.
About 3,500 staff are directly employed by Rolls-Royce Deutschland (RRD).
Its Dahlewitz site hosts Rolls-Royce’s global headquarter for the Civil Small & Medium Engines business. RRD is certified for the development, assembly, testing, monitoring and maintenance of medium and small engines, powering e.g. Gulfstream and Bombardier business jets. More than 6,000 engines have been delivered from Dahlewitz to date. The site is also hosting a testbed for development tests of large engines, e.g. the Trent XWB, and the Mechanical Test Operations Centre.
Rolls-Royce Oberursel is the competence centre for rotatives, such as compressor drums, turbine disks and blisks and offers MRO services for defence helicopter engines.
The N3 Engine Overhaul Services in Arnstadt are unique in Europe for their capacity to overhaul the Rolls-Royce Trent 500, 700 and 900 type engines. This joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Lufthansa employs about 650 people.
Rolls-Royce engines power a wide range of commercial aircraft for a number of German airlines, predominantly with flag carrier Lufthansa. The German Armed Forces are using Rolls-Royce engines in fighter jets, helicopters, maritime patrol and transport aircraft.
RRD maintains four University Technology Centres with German universities and participates in various government funded research programs.
Land & Sea
Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG (RRPS), based in Friedrichshafen, employs around 11,000 people globally, of which about 8,000 work in Germany and 6,000 in Friedrichshafen.
RRPS’s core brand, MTU, is a leading supplier of high-speed engines and propulsion systems for ships, for heavy land, rail and defence vehicles, and the oil and gas industry.
MTU Onsite Energy, with German locations in Augsburg and Ruhstorf, markets diesel gensets and cogeneration plants based on gas engines.
Stuttgart based L’Orange is a leader in the field of electronically-controlled, high-pressure injection technology for diesel and heavy fuel oil engines in the off-highway sector.
Via its marine business Rolls-Royce supplies equipment and services to the maritime industry and offers services at a bespoke Centre in Hamburg.