About us

Safety and reliability are based on a high degree of responsibility and trust. We live these values every day and start with us. Because we work on engines and machines, but with and for people. Our success is based not least on an open corporate culture and respectful interaction with each other.

Management & Advisory Board

Carsten Behrens
Stefan Landes

Advisory board

Derrick Siebert

Michael Lenzen
Dirk Brüggmann
Bruce Blythe 
Matthias Niessen
Craig Askew

The means are the end

Our beginnings: 2007
Our mission: Efficiency for our customers, the highest level of safety for passengers and careful conditions for our environment.
We achieve this mission anew every day with passion, precision and a sense of responsibility.

A German-British success story

We are proud of our growth, which has made us one of the most modern maintenance centres for large commercial engines. The close partnership with our parent companies Lufthansa Technik AG and Rolls-Royce plc. benefits us all equally. Our continuously growing customer base is testimony to the high quality of our work.

    • Start of the N3 extension program
    • First sustainability rating from EcoVadis completed with silver medal
    • 15 years of operation
    • Operating licence for Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines
    • For the fourth time, the nation's best trainee comes from N3
    • Overhaul of the 1st Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine
    • Overhaul of the 1000th engine
    • 10 years in operation
    • Operating licence for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines
    • Overhaul of the 100th Trent 900 engine
    • Preparation for Trent XWB
    • Overhaul of the 500th engine
    • First technical training year successfully completed
    • Five years since start of operation ("5 years of operation")
    • Overhaul of the 250th engine
    • First commercial training year successfully completed
    • Operating licence for Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines
    • Overhaul of the 100th engine
    • Operating licence for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines
    • Operating licence for Rolls-Royce Trent 500 engines
    • Start of operation on 5 April
    • Construction phase
    • Planning phase
    • Site selection
    • Founding of the company

N3 Vision

We currently find ourselves in a very dynamic economic environment. New customer demands, complex technologies and rapidly changing conditions in the aviation market are all factors which call for a quickly adapting and flexible organisation without losing sight of overarching, long-term missions.

  • We will enable our customers to run reliable and efficient airline operations.
  • As the technology centre for maintaining engines and component parts of the Rolls Royce Trent family, we will offer individually tailored services.
  • We will be leaders in our market and with our partners we will stand for innovation and the implementaion of the most modern processes.
  • Highly qualified and motivated workers will guarantee quality, quick response times and reliable delivery.
  • We will be the most attractive employer and the best company for trainees in the region.


Growth lives through people: 970 highly qualified and motivated employees, including 27 trainees, deliver impressive performance every day and drive our company forward. Their professional competence and their team spirit are the driving force behind sustainable quality and supplier reliability.


Location and getting here

The factory for the N3 Engine Overhaul Services is located in the middle of Europe and in one of the most dynamic economic areas of Germany. Our central location offers excellent access to all major air traffic points and the modern road network.

Location and getting here


In order to secure long-standing business relationships, we maintain strategic partnerships with suppliers within Rolls-Royce plc. Network. Clearly regulated conditions and precisely timed processes guarantee reliability from the delivery to the collection of our orders.



Are you a media representative and would like to receive information about N3? Do you have a special enquiry, would you like to search our press releases or ask for graphic material? Click here for a comprehensive overview of all news & media.



In the Thuringia region, N3 has long been known as one of the most attractive employers. Versatile and responsible assignments, as well as an open and mutually respectful corporate culture are the basis for this. Be part of the N3 family and give your career a boost!

Direct Contact

SlideOut Contact