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Bombardier Among Germany's 100 Best Employers

April 4, 2013 - Berlin

  • Results from a current FOCUS and XING survey confirm Bombardier’s strong position in the transportation sector

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is among the best employers in Germany according to a recent survey of 13,000 employees from 820 companies. A total of 379 companies earned the title “best employer” in the survey published by the news magazine FOCUS and the career portal XING, with Bombardier rated among the 100 best employers.

From its headquarters in Berlin, Bombardier Transportation controls its global rail business covering the entire spectrum of rail transport solutions – from complete trains and sub-systems to maintenance services, system integration and signalling technology. More than 100,000 of its rail vehicles and locomotives are in service worldwide. Over 34,900 employees work as a team to move people forward around the globe – always with the great new ideas.

Susanne Kortendick, Member of the Management Board of Bombardier Transportation Germany, said: “With employees of more than 100 nationalities and 25 working languages we are a truly global and diverse organisation. We are always open to new ideas from our employees that are consistent with our core values of integrity, commitment to outstanding performance, customer orientation and focus on shareholders. The result of the current FOCUS and XING survey is an important confirmation for us to continue down this path. We will continue to focus on the knowledge and skills of our employees as the most important foundation for our long-term business success.”

About Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Bombardier
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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