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WüRTH GENERATES EUR 6.4 BILLION IN THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2017

--Sales increase by 7.8 percent to EUR 6.4 billion
--Operating result increases by 21.8 percent to EUR 335 million
--Number of employees grows to 73,172

The Würth Group, global market leader for trading in assembly and fastening materials, generated sales of EUR 6,391 million in the first half of 2017, which corresponds to an increase of 7.8 percent on last year. In local currency terms, this translates into growth of 7.1 percent. The development in Southern and Eastern Europe is especially pleasing. The German group reports 5.2 percent growth.

“Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, the Würth Group’s parent company, opened its 450th branch office in Horb am Neckar in May. No matter if it is our brick-and-mortar business, our e-shop or our many sales representatives - even the tiniest unit influences the Group’s clout. Our challenge is to show the added value that we offer with each of our distribution channels and to motivate the customer to make use of them,” says Robert Friedmann, Chairman of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group, to give an example for the strategic orientation of the trading group. The development of the operating result is pleasing. Thanks to growth of 21.8 percent, the Würth Group reports an operating result of EUR 335 million in the first half of 2017.

Employees

In the first half of 2017, the number of employees worldwide increased by 2.5 percent to 73,172 (December 2016: 71,391). The Würth Group employs 32,034 people in the sales force worldwide. The German group has 22,223 employees on the payroll.

Source: Wurth Group

2017/9/7 14:38:00

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