A success story

Since its foundation as ROTAX-WERK AG in Dresden in the year 1920, BRP-Rotax in Gunskirchen has specialised in the development and manufacturing of innovative drive systems. As a subsidiary of BRP Inc., today the company is responsible for the global development and manufacturing of Rotax engines.

Over the past 50 years we have developed 350 engine models for recreational products and manufactured over seven million engines. Consistent professionalism in all we do, and infinite enthusiasm for what we make means that together we can create a new future.  

History in numbers

2015

2015 - Presentation of the Rotax 915 iS aircraft engine
  • Presentation of the Rotax 915 iS aircraft engine

2014

2014 - Launch of the Rotax 912 iS Sport aircraft engine
  • Launch of the new Rotax 125 MAX Evo Kart engine series
  • Launch of the Rotax 912 iS Sport aircraft engine

2013

2013 - BRP Inc. completes final public offering
  • BRP Inc. completes final public offering

2012

2012 - Launch and EASA certification of the Rotax 912 iSc aircraft engine
  • Launch and EASA certification of the Rotax 912 iSc aircraft engine

2011

2011 - The 7,000,000th Rotax engine leaves the line
  • The 7,000,000th Rotax engine leaves the line

2010

2010 - The first 4-stroke engine in the ACE family is produced
  • Inauguration of the RIC (Regionales Innovations Centrum)
  • The production of Rotax engines for BRP’s first side-by-side vehicle (SSV), the Can-Am Commander begins
  • The first 4-stroke engine in the ACE family is produced

2007

2007 - Launch of the revolutionary Can-Am Spyder roadster with Rotax engine
  • Assembly of Rotax engines for BRP offroad vehicles in Juárez, Mexico
  • Launch of the revolutionary Can-Am Spyder roadster with Rotax engine

2003

  • Bombardier Inc. sells its Recreational Products division

2002

  • The first 2-stroke Rotax engine with electronic injection (2-TEC for Ski-Doo) is produced

2001

  • The first Rotax 4-stroke engine destined for the 4-TEC platform for Sea-Doo

2000

  • The Rotax Quality Production System (RQPS) is introduced

1998

1998 - Production of Rotax engines for ATV off road vehicles begins
  • Production of Rotax engines for ATV off road vehicles begins

1988

  • Production of 2-stroke Rotax engines for Sea-Doo watercraft begins

1983

  • Production of Rotax engines for karts begins

1982

  • Production of Rotax 4-stroke motorcycle engines begins

1970

1970 - Rotax-Werk AG is purchased by Bombardier and becomes Bombardier-Rotax GmbH
  • Rotax-Werk AG is purchased by Bombardier and becomes Bombardier-Rotax GmbH

1962

1962 - Production start of Rotax engines for Ski-Doo snowmobiles
  • Production start of Rotax engines for Ski-Doo snowmobiles

1959

1959 - Lohnerwerke Ges.m.b.H. takes over the majority of Rotax shares
  • Lohnerwerke Ges.m.b.H. takes over the majority of Rotax shares

1947

1947 - Relocation to Gunskirchen near Wels, Austria
  • Relocation to Gunskirchen near Wels, Austria

1943

  • Site relocation to Wels, Austria

1930

  • Takeover by Fichtel & Sachs AG and site relocation to Schweinfurt, Germany

1920

1920 - Founding of Rotax-Werk AG in Dresden, Germany
  • Founding of Rotax-Werk AG in Dresden, Germany

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Working at BRP-Rotax opens the doors to new challenges and a professional work environment that allows you to push forward with your career. We look forward to receiving your application.

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