Partner Profile

Rolls Royce Plc

Rolls-Royce is a global business providing and supporting integrated power systems for use on land, at sea and in the air. In Civil aerospace Rolls-Royce are one of the world's largest civil aero-engine providers, with more than 12,000 Rolls-Royce jet engines in service. Rolls-Royce engines power over 30 civil aircraft types, from small executive jets through to large passenger aircraft. The Rolls-Royce Group has a broad customer base including more than 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, in nearly 120 countries. With facilities in 50 countries, Rolls-Royce employs 39,000 people worldwide and has businesses headquartered in the UK, US, Canada, Germany, Scandinavia, Singapore and China. Rolls-Royce continues to invest in core technologies, products, people and capabilities. In 2008, Rolls-Royce invested £885 million on research and development, two thirds of which was aimed at further improving the environmental aspects of the Group's products.