Würth with a new record

Würth achieved a turnover of EUR 12.7 bn. in 2017, which means an increase of 7.5% in comparison with the same period last year. The operating result also rose to a new high of EUR 760 -770 m (2016: EUR 615 m).

E-business sales rose disproportionately by 19.3% in 2017, said a delighted Robert Friedmann, spokesman for the Group Management.

The number of employees increased from 71,391 to 74,025 in 2017 (Germany: 22,620).

Over 40% of corporate turnover is generated by the Allied Companies, which also include the electrical wholesale companies in Germany and abroad.