We are represented nationwide and internationally with our locations. In Germany alone, we employ staff at over 200 locations, and we are active in 500 locations worldwide. Our head office with more than 2,000 employees is located in Cologne. Other major locations are Berlin and Nuremberg. Internationally, the Beijing site is one of the largest with over 4,000 employees.
A cross-cultural team spirit that knows no boundaries has been created with passion and a great deal of pleasure in performance.
More than 2,000 employees from various business areas, such as the academy, mobility, materials testing and many others, work at our location in Cologne. Our board members also have their headquarters here. At this location there are two canteens that invite you to network over a coffee or lunch. On the 18th floor there is our Innovation Space with innovative rooms to promote creative thoughts and ideas. A large number of employee parking spaces ensure a stress-free journey to the workplace.
Our location in Nuremberg, in the Tillystrasse, belongs with over 700 employees to one of the largest locations in Germany. In our numerous laboratories, various product tests are carried out, from toy testing to EMC testing. The in-house canteen invites you to have lunch with your colleagues.
Take a look behind the scenes at TÜV Rheinland. Our workplaces are often located directly at the client's premises.
Luminous flux measurement with an integrating sphere in our lamp laboratory. Here, the characteristic values of an energy-saving lamp are measured under defined conditions: brightness, colour temperature, power consumption or colour spectrum.
Employees of TÜV Rheinland inspect safety-relevant areas before, during and after a match at 1 FC Köln. The inspectors fill out checklists on tablets directly on site. A team of several TÜV experts constantly communicate with each other by radio or mobile phone.
Once a year, TÜV Rheinland carries out an inspection of the car for the window cleaners outside the television tower on the Düsseldorf television tower.
Inspection of the facade elevator at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.
In our EMC laboratory, every electronic device, be it remote-controlled toys, entertainment electronics or X-ray equipment, is tested to determine whether it interferes with other electronic devices during operation or is itself susceptible to interference.
Spectral measuring station in our solar laboratory. Solar cells generate electricity not only in the visible light range, but in the entire spectral range between ultraviolet and infrared. Here, the power generation of solar cells is measured as a function of the respective wavelengths.
These air-conditioned test chambers are used to investigate which pollutants are released into the room air by materials such as foams, wood-based materials or building materials. Humidity and temperature can be changed according to requirements.
TÜV examination in the discotheque. While the guests are dancing, the TÜV Rheinland examiner checks in conversation with the disc jockey currently working whether and how he implements the processes in compliance with the standards. In addition, legal requirements are checked on the basis of the software.
Regular inspection of the Black Mamba roller coaster at Phantasialand before the start of public traffic by TÜV Rheinland.
Safety training for drivers of dangerous goods transports on a runway at Eisenach airport. The fully loaded tanker truck travels around a tight curve at such a speed that sometimes the wheels of one side float in the air. Stable support wheels are fitted to prevent the truck from overturning.
A double head bus takes the tourists over the bridge to Mont Saint Michel. Since it cannot turn there, it goes backwards again. Thus, a bus had to be developed that can drive in both directions equally. This represents a completely new vehicle concept, which is not provided for in the traffic regulations. Therefore, TÜV Rheinland was involved in the development, testing and further development.
Inspection of the exterior appearance of the Hundertwasser Hotel Rogner by a TÜV Rheinland inspector. For example, lighting, the condition of the façade or energy-saving measures are checked. Important impressions and details are photographed as inconspicuously as possible, i.e. with a smartphone. The inspector is also responsible for checking the wellness facility.
TÜV Rheinland's lamp laboratory with over 7000 bulbs for testing service life. The standard is at least 6000 hours. At 2000 hours the luminous intensity must be constant up to 5%.
The southernmost TÜV Rheinland test centre in the world is located here. In Chile, all vehicles have to undergo a general inspection once a year. Almost 20,000 vehicles are tested here every year.
Iron ore open pit mining in the state of Minas Gerais. In addition to the separation of ore and rock in an old separation plant, another modern separation plant is being built under the construction management of TÜV Rheinland to magnetically filter out the iron ore.
For a natural gas project, we carry out infrastructure and energy audits. TÜV Rheinland's experts examine the safety measures on a construction site for laying a new natural gas pipeline.
Experts from TÜV Rheinlan carry out a quality control of a submarine cable with a length of approx. 4 km. This cable will connect a drilling platform in the Atlantic Ocean and supply it with electricity and communication.
At the Peti Dam Bridge, TÜV Rheinland inspectors hold all the strings together. We check the quality of the work carried out as well as compliance with the safety regulations by the workers. The picture shows a TÜV Rheinland inspector talking to an industrial diver.
An employee of TÜV Rheinland talking to a contact at the famous opera house in Manaus. TÜV Rheinland inspects the lighting and emergency exits as well as the structure of the building.
Experts from TÜV Rheinland inspect the weld seams of a pressure vessel at a customer site for possible irregularities.
Before commissioning a gas tank, an expert from TÜV Rheinland checks the safety of the system.
The load limits of steel construction elements are tested under heavy pressure in TÜV Rheinland's test laboratory.
An expert from TÜV Rheinland carries out voltage measurements on a test system for computer hard disks operated by a robot.
TÜV Rheinland experts regularly check the technical condition of gas tanks to ensure their safe operation.
In the laboratory, a test engineer prepares solar panels for testing in the chamber with ultraviolet radiation.
In the centre of Mexico City, an expert from TÜV Rheinland carries out air quality measurements.
The test chamber of TÜV Rheinland's laboratory for electromagnetic compatibility is completely shielded to prevent waves from entering or leaving the chamber.
In a subway tunnel in Mexico City, experts from TÜV Rheinland are conducting an Independent Safety Assessment (ISA) for electrical components.
TÜV Rheinland engineers are working on photovoltaic systems to generate electricity from sunlight in Arizona's desert climate.
Chemical laboratory of TÜV Rheinland in Quang Thung Software City. Textiles are tested for toxic pollutants here.
On a palm oil plantation, TÜV Rheinland experts check that the palm fruits are harvested in accordance with the specifications. Harvesting is only allowed when 10 fruits are under the palm tree and thus signal the correct ripeness.
In the furniture laboratory of TÜV Rheinland in Quang Thunwirdg Software City, the pressure test is prepared on a teak bench.
In the laboratory for tyre tests, an expert from TÜV Rheinland prepares a tyre for a rolling test.
Chinese tire factory in the Phuoc Dong Industrial Parc. The TÜV Rheinland inspector selects any tire from the tire production, which is then taken to the laboratory for exact inspection. This is a monthly quality control.
An expert from TÜV Rheinland talks to the manager of a cashew nut warehouse, from where he wants to take samples, which are then taken to a laboratory for examination.
Since mid-April 2010, our Shanghai office with 300 employees has also housed numerous testing laboratories on 17,000 square meters
Textile laboratory of TÜV Rheinland. 50% of all textiles on the European market are produced in India. An abrasion test of fabrics is prepared here.
A TÜV Rheinland expert instructs South African traffic policemen at the scene of the accident on how best to preserve evidence. Particularly in view of the extremely high number of accidents, the South African police, with the support of TÜV Rheinland, are striving to significantly improve evidence collection.
The TÜV Rheinland Centre for Advanced Training of Automotive Technology at the Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology. After 4 years of study, they become automotive engineers. In total, we are training 400 students.
Cape Olives Products near Cape Town. TÜV Rheinland checks the quality management from the olive tree to the packaging. This is where the pruning of the olive trees is checked.
The fabrics are tested for UV resistance in TÜV Rheinland's textile laboratory.
A TÜV Rheinland test engineer tests the product quality and production quality on site at the manufacturer of the solar panels.
We will be happy to help you under +49 221 806-119. You can reach us Monday to Thursday from 8:00 - 17:00 hrs. Friday from 8:00 - 15:00 h. Of course you can also contact us in writing. We look forward to hearing from you.