"Choose certainty. Add value." is the core philosophy of the services TÜV SÜD provides to its clients. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, the technical service corporation is far more than a mere testing and inspection organization. TÜV SÜD's experts and technology consultants are committed and responsible partners in their clients' processes, offering comprehensive industry expertise and services along their clients’ entire value chains and focusing on their core competencies of Consulting, Testing, Certification and Training.
Over 17,000 employees worldwide – over 10,000 of whom are in Germany – are involved in the optimization of technology, systems and know-how. In 2010, TÜV SÜD increased its consolidated revenue from EUR 1.43 billion to EUR 1.55 billion – a year-on-year growth of ten per cent. TÜV SÜD generates roughly two-thirds of its revenue in Germany.