Wärtsilä had 18,887 (17,913) employees at the end of December 2012. On average, the number of personnel for January-December 2012 totalled 18,930 (17,708). Power Plants employed 932 (855) people. Ship Power employed 2,139 (999) people, Services 11,163 (11,168) and PowerTech 3,811 (4,091) people. The increase in Ship Power personnel relates mainly to the acquisition of Hamworthy.
Of Wärtsilä's total number of employees, 19% (20) were located in Finland and 36% (35) elsewhere in Europe. Personnel employed in Asia represented 32% (33).
Personnel by business area
The increase in Ship Power personnel relates mainly to the Hamworthy acquisition.
Wärtsilä's approximately 18,900 employees are located all around the world in 70 countries.