Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a leading international technology group, which has been active in the field of years stands for technical performance, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company is active worldwide, with a focus on electrification, Automation and Digitization. In fiscal year 2017, which ended on September 30, 2017, the company achieved a total of Siemens had sales of 83.0 billion euros and a profit after tax of 6.2 billion euros. At the end of September 2017, the company had around 377,000 employees worldwide.
Siemens is Berlin's largest industrial employer. An entire city district - the Siemensstadt - is named after the company. A total of around 11,500 people are employed here in development, production, sales and administration. Switchgears for power distribution are based in Berlin, Motors, among others for ship propulsion systems or wind power plants, as well as protection technology for power grids in all parts of the world.
Research and development play an outstanding role at Siemens. Around 1,100 people work in Berlin. Researchers work on developing new products and solutions. To achieve this, the company uses in Berlin is raising around EUR 160 million annually.
Around EUR 30 million is invested in training and further education each year. At present, Siemens in Berlin is learning about 1,300 young people have a profession. About 300 of them come from small and medium-sized companies that build on the training know-how of Siemens Professional Education.