Business expansion
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Architectural And Engineering Activities; Technical Testing And Analysis
71.2 - Technical testing and analysis

1,500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
24 May 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2007
Foreseen end date
31 December 2007


The Stuttgart-based Dekra AG provides a wide ranging portfolio of services that span the testing of vehicles and plants, environmental audits, consultancy, training and further training, building work monitoring and certifying services. In 2006, the group created 1,300 new jobs and, by the end of the year, employed an international workforce of 16,240. The company announced its plans to create another 1,500 jobs in 2007. Most of these jobs will be in the business unit 'Personnel' (currently employing an international workforce of 4,982), which provides outplacement and training services. No information was given regarding the countries where new jobs will be located.

Dekra plans to expand its European operations in the monitoring and certifying market. No figures were given, how many jobs will be created in this business unit.


  • 25 May 2007: Handelsblatt


Eurofound (2007), Dekra, Business expansion in European Union, factsheet number 65436, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65436.