In 1990, in partnership with BMW, Rolls-Royce founded a German company to develop civil jet engines for the world-wide market. Rolls-Royce Deutschland, a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Rolls-Royce Group since 2000, is Germany’s only fully certified engine manufacturer with complete systems capability for the design, production and after-sales support of modern civil and military turbine engines. Rolls-Royce Deutschland has a workforce of around 3,000 divided between its two sites: Dahlewitz near Berlin and Oberursel near Frankfurt/Main.
Approximately 1.5 billion Euros have been invested in developing the German Rolls-Royce facilities and the successful BR700 family of engines. Rolls-Royce promotes the establishment of new companies in the Berlin-Brandenburg aerospace cluster and contributes considerably to Brandenburg’s export performance. As competence centre for two-shaft engines is the Dahlewitz site responsible for the BR700, Tay, Spey, Dart and IAE V2500 engine series. Rolls-Royce Deutschland provides support to 5,000 engines in service worldwide.
The 2010 in Dahlewitz opened Rolls-Royce Mechanical Test Operations Centre (MTOC) offers unequalled capabilities in testing and evaluating the mechanical and structural behaviour of gas turbine components.