MTU Aero Engines
MTU Aero Engines GmbH is Germany
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's leading aircraft engine
Aircraft engine
An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power. Aircraft engines are almost always either lightweight piston engines or gas turbines...

 manufacturer. MTU develops, manufactures and provides service support for military and civil aircraft engines. MTU Aero Engines was formerly known as MTU München. Its customers are manufacturers and operators of engines and industrial gas turbine
Gas turbine
A gas turbine, also called a combustion turbine, is a type of internal combustion engine. It has an upstream rotating compressor coupled to a downstream turbine, and a combustion chamber in-between....

s across the world.


In Autumn 1968, MAN Turbo
MAN Turbo
MAN Turbo AG was a company based in Munich, Germany, that produced turbochargers, and previously also turbine aeroengines. It was owned by the German conglomerate MAN SE...

 GmbH and Daimler-Benz
Daimler-Benz AG was a German manufacturer of automobiles, motor vehicles, and internal combustion engines; founded in 1926. An Agreement of Mutual Interest - which was valid until year 2000 - was signed on 1 May 1924 between Karl Benz's Benz & Cie., and Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft, which had...

 formed Entwicklungsgesellschaft für Turbomotoren GmbH as a 50/50 joint venture, combining their aircraft engine development and manufacturing interests.

In July 1969, the joint venture was superseded by Motoren- und Turbinen-Union GmbH (MTU), which took over the aircraft engine and high-speed diesel engine activities of MAN Turbo and Daimler-Benz. MTU München was responsible for aircraft engines, while MTU Friedrichshafen
MTU Friedrichshafen
MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH is a manufacturer of commercial internal combustion engines founded by Wilhelm Maybach and his son Karl Maybach in 1909...

 was responsible for diesel engines and other gas turbines.

In 1985, Daimler-Benz bought MAN's 50% share in the company, and made MTU part of its aerospace subsidiary DASA. In 2000, when DASA was merged with other companies to form the European aeronautics and defense systems company EADS
The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. is a global pan-European aerospace and defence corporation and a leading defence and military contractor worldwide...

, MTU was split from DASA and stayed part of DaimlerChrysler
Daimler AG is a German car corporation. By unit sales, it is the thirteenth-largest car manufacturer and second-largest truck manufacturer in the world. In addition to automobiles, Daimler manufactures buses and provides financial services through its Daimler Financial Services arm...

. In 2003, MTU was sold to private equity firm KKR
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
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. Two years later, KKR sold all its shares at Germany's stock exchanges.

The company has other locations around the globe, including Vancouver
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, British Columbia
British Columbia
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; Rzeszów
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, Poland
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; and Zhu Hai, China
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