TÜV Rheinland AG
The TÜV Rheinland Group is a leading international service provider. At 500 locations in 61 countries and on all continents, it employs 14,500 people and produces a turnover of around 1.3 billion euros annually. The mission and guiding principle of the group is the sustainable development of safety and quality. In their work, the employees of TÜV Rheinland are convinced that social and industrial development is not possible without technical progress. That is why the safe and responsible application of technical innovations, products and constructions is decisive. TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the Global Compact of the United Nations since 2006. The heritage of TÜV Rheinland goes back 140 years and its headquarters are in Cologne, Germany.
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- Service provider
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- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
The TÜV Rheinland Group is a leading provider of technical services worldwide. Founded in 1872 and headquartered in Cologne, the Group employs more than 16.000 people in 500 locations in 65 countries and generates annual revenues of € 1.417 billion. The Group’s mission and guiding principle is to achieve sustained development of safety and quality in order to meet the challenges arising from the interaction between man, technology and the environment.
The history of the TÜV Rheinland Group is the story of its growth from a regional testing organisation into an international provider of technical services. Today, the corporate group is active in 65 countries and in 36 Business Fields. The company can trace its origins back to 1872, when a group of entrepreneurs founded the Dampfkessel-Überwachungs-Vereine (DÜV) or Steam Boiler Inspectorate as their own independent organisation dedicated to ensuring technical safety. TÜV Rheinland Group currently provides around 2.500 services. The company pools its activities into 36 Business Fields, which are assigned to six Business Streams: Industrial Services, Mobility, Products, Life Care, Education and Consulting, Systems.