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

1,600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 May 2008
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2008
Foreseen end date
31 December 2008


Stuttgart-based Dekra AG announced the creation of 1,600 new jobs in 2008 by expanding its truck testing operations in France and its industry-related business in Germany. While 600 new jobs are expected to be created in Germany in 2008, the number of jobs to be created in France is unknown. According to Handelsblatt, Dekra said the international workforce of currently 20,000 will increase of 1,600 new jobs by the end of 2008. Dekra AG provides a wide ranging portfolio of services including testing of vehicles and plants, environmental audits, consultancy, training and further training, building work monitoring and certifying services.


  • 28 May 2008: Handelsblatt


Eurofound (2008), Dekra, Business expansion in European Union, factsheet number 66677, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66677.