MTU Aero Engines GmbH - MTU (Germany)
MTU Aero Engines is the largest German manufacturer of aero engines with applications in civil and military sectors. MTU Aero Engines employs about 7800 staff at its main site at Munich and at MTU Maintenance shops in Hanover, Berlin-Brandenburg, Vancouver and Zuhai. The annual turnover exceeds 2.49 billion Euro. The comparison of the world largest engine manufactures indicates MTU on the fifth position. The company is a risk- and revenue -sharing partner across all major commercial thrust categories like business jets, narrowbody and widebody applications. Therefore MTU has build up strong co-operation structures in Europe and America in the aero engines field. MTU Aero Engines develops and manufactures components for engines covering a wide thrust range reaching from propulsion systems for small business jets (PW 300) up to large commercial aircraft (GP 7000 / PW 6000 / V2500). In the field of military aircraft engines MTU is a major partner in respective European programmes providing engines for Eurofighter (Typhoon), Tornado and Tiger and A400 M.
The main component currently supplied - and expected to remain the core business - is the turbine section, while the activities are extended to the design and manufacture of compressors for future applications as well. New concepts as high speed low spool technology and intercooled recuperative engine are seen as key issues for future development. MTU has built up a strong expertise in the field of gas turbine materials and components engineering, production, inspection and overhaul, gained from its design work, production and overhaul departments as well as from participation in previous national and international research programmes.
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