Annual report 2020

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We provide safety even in times of crisis

TÜV NORD CERT and DMT test protective masks in the fight against Corona. We are committed to the fight against COVID-19 and are proud to offer testing nationwide.

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Active in 100 countries


Employees worldwide

1.2 billion €

Sales in 2020

Who we are

As a knowledge company, we have our sights firmly set on the digital future. Whether engineers, IT security experts or specialists for the mobility of the future: We ensure that our customers become even more successful in the networked world worldwide.

Our guiding principles

For more than 150 years, we have stood for safety, independence and quality with our technical knowledge. We summarize our strengths and goals, our values and strategic core concepts in our guiding priciples.


Remote inspection: TÜV NORD audits wind turbine production for Vattenfall

Joint second-party audit by local experts from TÜV NORD China and remotely connected experts from Germany.
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3D printing: Quality assurance with the digital triplet

How can the quality of metallic 3D prints be verified without damaging the product?
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Not every chiller delivers what it promises

If the performance parameters of chillers are not right, this can have serious consequences for operators.
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TÜV India to inspect trains for the Montreal Metro

Fully automated and braving the cold temperatures - TÜV India supervises the demanding production.
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TÜV India puts Metro in Pune on track

Production monitoring of trains’ aluminium car-body, independent safety assessment and the inspection of the factories…
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TÜV NORD successfully assisted REFIRE obtaining E-mark certificate for its fuel cell acc. ECE R10

For the first time, TÜV NORD has conducted assessments for a Chinese fuel cell company to comply with EU standards.
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TÜV NORD classifies operational control technology for the TSB maglev train as safe

Transport System Bögl (TSB) has now taken a further step towards market launch.
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Astrid Petersen is the new HR Director at TÜV NORD

As of 1 January 2021, Astrid Petersen assumes responsibility for the HR portfolio and the office of Labour Director in…
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Could hackers conceivably target lifts for attack?

Could lifts be victims of hackers?
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Remote inspection: Digital and location-independent manufacturing evaluation of wind turbines

TÜV NORD experts use a digital inspection tool to carry out manufacturing evaluation remotely.
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We are the ones who inspect and control before it is too late, develop safety systems where none yet exist and certify - so that the checkers themselves are checked. We are good, and we are looking for the best.

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We offer: Attractive fields of work and career prospects - but also the opportunity to use creativity and take on responsibility.

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Employees report

The stories told by our employees are inspiring.

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New and digitally enhanced technologies secure the future of our customers and partners. We are a globally active group with a broad portfolio of services and products.






Our employees ensure safety, impart knowledge, protect life, technology and the environment. We operate in diverse teams, contributing experience, knowledge and expertise worldwide.






For us, companies, the environment and people belong together. The fifth industrial revolution is characterized by sustainability. To this end, we offer extensive services and help our customers to become more sustainable. Our own goal: TÜV NORD GROUP will become climate-neutral by 2030.