Siemens AG, headquartered in Berlin und Munich, is one of the world’s largest and longest-standing electrical engineering and electronics companies with a leading market position in all business areas. 461,000 employees worldwide develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of services for individual requirements. Siemens provides innovative technologies and comprehensive business know-how to benefit customers in over 190 countries. Founded in 1847, the company focuses on the areas of Information and Communications, Automation and Control, Power, Transportation, Medical and Lighting. In the fiscal year 2005 (ended September 30) Siemens posted sales of EUR 75,445 billion and net income of EUR 2,248 billion. Around 80 percent of sales are generated outside of Germany.
Siemens in Hamburg can look back on more than 100 years. Energy, communications, mobility, health care – there is hardly an area of life where Siemens technology is missing. The Hamburg Regional Office is the headquarters of the Siemens Hanseatic Region; there are three more Regional Offices in Bremen, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein. At the Hamburg location Siemens achieves sales of around EUR 387 million with a workforce of approximately 2000 – a figure that includes 135 apprentices as an investment for the future. Siemens in North Germany forms a strategic link to Eastern European markets, provides a distribution channel for all Siemens products and establishes an important base for ongoing business development.Siemens AG