BRP-Rotax in Gunskirchen, Upper Austria, specialises in the development and manufacturing of innovative powertrains for powersports products. As a subsidiary of BRP, world leader in the design, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of motorized recreational vehicles, we are responsible globally for the development and manufacturing of Rotax engines. Our high-tech premium engines form the heart of legendary products such as Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles, Can-Am Spyder roadsters, motorcycles, karts and light and ultralight aircraft. Our focus is the development of eco-friendly technologies with high energy efficiency and lower emissions for dynamic performance and a unique driving experience.
Sites - 3 countries - 3 continents
As a company that operates internationally and market leader in our segment, we develop and manufacture powertrains for powersports products. Using superior technology, we create the basis for dynamic performance and invigorating experiences. Our staff members come from different cultures; what unites us all is an enthusiasm for innovation that takes place here in an atmosphere of openness and transparency.
BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG
BRP Mexico S.A. de C.V.
› Hong Kong
BRP Asia LTD.
Thomas UhrGeneral Manager BRP-Rotax and Vice President Powertrain BRP and R&D / Operations Lynx
Peter ÖlsingerVice-president, Finance and Rotax Propulsion Systems
Wolfgang RapbergerVice-president, Global Sourcing Powertrain & Operations Gunskirchen
Jean-Francois LambertVice President Research & Development Powertrain
In order to be well positioned with unlimited networks the environment needs to be right. Geographically BRP-Rotax is positioned in the centre of Austria and thus Europe, which is the technology engine in the field of drive technologies globally. Placed between Vienna, Salzburg, Graz and Munich the company is just a few hours’ drive from international centres.
Furthermore the internal infrastructure of the company is built on cooperation with leading universities such as the FH Joanneum, the TU Graz, the FH Upper Austria, the Linz JKU and partner companies such as AVL. And in terms of proactive recruitment, BRP-Rotax cooperates with schools, careers advice centres, educational institutions and companies in the region.
2018 - 2020
BRP-Rotax was awarded the Upper Austrian Gütesiegel for outstanding workplace health promotion for the second time. The award ceremony took place on February 6th, where Mag. Dr. Andrea Wesenauer, director of the Upper Austrian health insurance institute, presented the winners with the prize.
Austrian export award 2017
BRP-Rotax is awarded the export award in bronze in the category Industry for the above-average commitment abroad.
SAP Quality Award 2017 in gold
BRP-Rotax won the SAP Quality Award 2017 in gold with the project Production Systems 2020 (pilot line in lot size 1) in the category Business Transformation.
aerokurier innovation award
The Rotax 915 iS aircraft engine was awarded with the aerokurier’s Innovation Award “powertrain of the future” during the AERO Friedrichshafen.