As at 31 December 2014, 3,125 people were employed by DEUTZ AG1). The number of employees was therefore at the same level as the previous year (31 December 2013: 3,126 employees). We also had a further 252 people on temporary employment contracts as at 31 December 2014, compared with 436 a year earlier. Employing temporary workers enables us to respond flexibly to any fluctuations in demand.
Looking at it by segment, DEUTZ Compact Engines employed 2,607 people as at 31 December 2014, which was 21 more than it had employed a year earlier. The number of employees at DEUTZ Customised Solutions was 518, down by 22 on the previous year.
1) Number of employees incl. apprentices and trainees.