Rosenbauer is a global leader in mobile firefighting equipment. Producing between 250 and 350 vehicles based on approximately 80 platforms and more than 2,000 options, it is imperative that Rosenbauer leverage product platforms in order to be successful. Market leadership and international acclaim demonstrate the results and benefits of this approach.
Rosenbauer, a leading global manufacturer of firefighting equipment, explains how it manages customer specific product variants
For over 145 years, Rosenbauer has been building equipment for fire and emergency services. The company has successfully combined significant innovations and ground-breaking technology to produce firefighting vehicles and extinguishing systems in accordance with Global regulations.
Today, Rosenbauer develops and manufacturers vehicles in Europe, the United States and in Asia, serving many global markets. The group has about 2,200 employees, located mainly in Austria and spread across the globe.
Rosenbauer not only addresses the challenge of small production sizes by applying a modular approach, but also analyzes current trends and future requirements to meet varying deployment situations. Firefighting situations are becoming more complex. Modern building technology and materials, hazardous substance transport, and increased passenger vehicles complexity are changing the requirements for Rosenbauer's product development.
Effective collaboration between engineering disciplines (mechanical, electrical and software), using product platforms to reduce time to market, have enabled the company to achieve high standards of quality required of firefighting equipment today. High quality product that meets the ever-changing needs of firefighting continues to protect and ensure Rosenbauer's market leadership.