Intensive and comprehensive research and development activities strengthen market positions in the Defense and Automotive business areas and secure the Rheinmetall Group's technological competitive edge. They are a significant factor in the success of the company. In 2015, 3,126 employees worked at the Rheinmetall Group in R&D.
Rheinmetall's expenditure on research and development came to EUR 239 million in the 2015 business year.
Initiative is desired - the Group is always looking for good ideas. And they pay off - for the company and the employees. Rheinmetall employees use their process-specific knowledge, their experience and their creativity and submit suggestions to improve economic viability, work procedures and process engineering processes via management systems or via the employee suggestion scheme.