As at 31 December 2015, a total of 2,943 people 1) were employed by DEUTZ AG. This meant that the number of employees had fallen by 182 year on year (31 December 2014: 3,125 employees). We also had a further 124 people on temporary employment contracts as at 31 December 2015, compared with 252 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 2,454 people as at 31 December 2015, 153 fewer than it had employed a year earlier. The number of employees at DEUTZ Customised Solutions was 489, down by 29 year on year.
1) Number of employees incl. apprentices and trainees.