Page 1: Introduction
Siemens AG is a global electrical and electronics business with a turnover of £53 billion. The business employs over 450,000 people. The company base is in Munich, Germany. From there, executives oversee work carried out in the name of Siemens all over the world.
In the UK, Siemens plc has its headquarters in Bracknell, Berkshire and has more than 100 offices and factories. It employs more than 21,000 staff, 5,000 of these in manufacturing. There is hardly an aspect of our lives that is not touched by the company's work.
We can toast bread in a Siemens toaster powered by electricity generated and distributed by Siemens, travel on a Siemens train or pass through Siemens traffic lights in a car, which uses Siemens technology. People in hospital are having life saving MRI scans using Siemens advanced medical imaging technology.
Siemens is a multi-sector business. The business specialises in finding new ways to improve our quality of life and work. Businesses, health service trusts, local authorities, government and government agencies all use Siemens expertise. This expertise includes ICT, healthcare, transport and energy.
The UK business has a turnover of more than £3 billion and contributes £96.2 million profit to the group. Siemens contributes significantly to the UK economy and provides a huge variety of jobs.