Rolls-Royce unit MTU opens new regional headquarters in Singapore

| Aerospace

On 23 Oct 2015, Rolls-Royce’s engine manufacturing subsidiary MTU open its regional headquarters in Singapore with the aim of strengthening its land and sea operations in the region.

[Left to Right]: Ms Doris Schlieszeit, MD/CFO, MTU Asia; Mr Lim Swee Say, Minister of Manpower; Mr Lawrie Haynes, President Land & Sea, Rolls-Royce; Mr Jonathan Asherson, Regional Director, ASEAN & Pacific, Rolls-Royce

 

Photo Credit: Rolls-Royce

The 26,500 sqm facility in Tukang Innovation Park in Jurong includes a new failure analysis centre, regional remanufacturing unit for engine components as well as a new training centre with 30 training engines and 15 electronic simulators. It will be able to teach up to 720 employees, customers and partners from the region each year.

“Asia will become 40 per cent of our revenue over five years or seven years…and this facility will become a catalyst for that growth,” said Mr Lawrie Haynes, president of Rolls-Royce land and sea division.

Speaking at the opening, Guest of Honour Minister of Manpower Mr Lim Swee Say said; “This facility will lead to better investment and better jobs in Singapore.” He added; “Without growth, we cannot take care of our people, without business, we cannot take care of our workers.”

MTU is a unit of the land and sea division of Rolls-Royce. It manufactures large diesel engines and complete propulsion systems for the marine, oil and gas, rail and energy sectors. MTU Asia currently employs 280 people, of which 85% are Singaporeans.

Press Release and Conference
- 23 October 2015

Rolls-Royce unit MTU opens new regional headquarters in Singapore