Successful as a technology service providerThe last business year brought further success for the TÜV NORD GROUP. The Group was able to maintain its market position. Turnover increased by 5.9% to € 1,085.5 million (2011: € 1,025.1 million). This translates into an increase of almost one-third (30.7%) over the last five years. The earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) rose by 21.8% to € 52.8 million. The operating margin, measured in terms of the EBIT, amounted to 4.9%, having been 4.2% in the previous year.
Our international presenceWith over 10,000 employees in more than 70 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, TÜV NORD GROUP is actively committed to its national and international customers. Its broad consulting, service and inspection portfolio encompasses both specific individual tests and inspections and also management of complex safety solutions. TÜV NORD GROUP is organised into Mobility, IT, Industrial Services, International, Natural Resources, Aerospace and Training and Human Resources divisions – competence centres are in permanent contact with customers for analysing, consulting and also developing and implementing customised solutions. TÜV NORD GROUP customers benefit from the broad, well-founded expertise of qualified and approved consultants and inspectors. Through their understanding of the customer's situation and needs and the technical area concerned, these experts form the backbone of the Group's success.
Value-based company cultureOver all its diversified areas of activity, TÜV NORD GROUP’s corporate philosophy remains based on its original values of independence and integrity. Firmly anchored in its guiding corporate principles, these standards are practised both internally and externally every single day. Our unique philosophy of combining technological expertise, personal integrity and value-based corporate culture means customers trust TÜV NORD GROUP and its ability to support and guide them safely towards the future.
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