Result 2015

News aus der Elektroindustrie

As we have already reported, Würth achieved a turnover of EUR 11.1 bn in 2015, including its electrical wholesale activities with the Allied Companies.

As we have already reported, Würth achieved a turnover of EUR 11.1 bn in 2015, including its electrical wholesale activities with the Allied Companies.

Now the exact figures are as follows: in 2015 Würth realized EUR 1,187.4 m (last year: EUR 1,001.4 m), of which EUR 935.5 m (886.2) was generated in Germany and EUR 251.9 m (115.2 ) abroad.

In Germany Würth is represented by the following establishments: Unielektro, Fega&Schmitt, Lichtzentrale and Kluxen.

Abroad there are the electrical wholesalers: Talger (Estonia), Baltik Elektro (Latvia), ElektroBalt (Lithuania), MEF (Italy), Eichmannn (Austria), Fega (Poland) and Elfetex (Czech Republic).

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Graybar, one of the leading electrical wholesale companies in the US, achieved record sales of $ 6.1 billion (EUR 5.5 billion) in 2015 and a net profit of 91.1 Million USD (EUR 81.7 million).

Graybar, one of the leading electrical wholesale companies in the US, achieved record sales of $ 6.1 billion (EUR 5.5 billion) in 2015 and a net profit of 91.1 Million USD (EUR 81.7 million).

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Solar from Kolding, one of Scandinavia’s leading electrical wholesalers, generated a turnover of DKK 10,587 m (EUR 1,419 m) in 2015;.............

Solar from Kolding, one of Scandinavia’s leading electrical wholesalers, generated a turnover of DKK 10,587 m (EUR 1,419 m) in 2015;.............

which represents an increase of 3.26% against the prior year’s figure of DKK 10,252 m (EUR 1,374 m). Pre-tax profits rose to DKK 201 m (EUR 27 m) Mio. DKK (27 Mio. EUR), compared with a paltry DKK 117 m (EUR 15.7 m) in the prior year. Organic growth rose from 0.4% to 5.2%. There are a total of approx. 2,900 employees on the payroll.

The concept of Fastbox delivery has really taken off in Denmark, so that now it is also being introduced in the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway.  Fastbox delivery means that Solar delivers goods within one hour, so that the customer does not waste valuable time collecting goods and in addition does not have to maintain an unnecessarily large inventory. In this way the customers’ productivity and profitability are improved.

With regard to acquisitions Solar definitely has the financial strength to carry them out, but they must generate synergies, with existing customers being offered additional products and services such as in the takeover of MAG45 in Netherlands in February of this year.
MAG45 is domiciled in Eindhoven /NL and is a leading logistics and procurement company in the MRO business.

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In the 2015 business year from 1/2/2015 – 31/1/2016 Home Depot  from Atlanta/Georgia, probably...........

In the 2015 business year from 1/2/2015 – 31/1/2016 Home Depot  from Atlanta/Georgia, probably...........

the largest DIY chain in the world, achieved a turnover of USD 88.5 bn (EUR 80.3 bn), which represents a 6.4% increase in comparison with the prior year. Profits amounted to USD 7 bn (EUR 6.3 bn), 10.5% more than in 2014.

The concern operates 2,300 branches in the USA, Canada and Mexico and has more than 385,000 employees on its payroll.

For 2016 a turnover increase of 5.1% – 6.0% is expected.

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According to provisional calculations Leoni from Nuremberg made a turnover of EUR 4.5 bn.............

According to provisional calculations Leoni from Nuremberg made a turnover of EUR 4.5 bn.............

in the 2015 business year (prior year: EUR 4.1 bn), favourable exchange rates having made the main contribution.

Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) stood at approx. EUR 151 m (prior year: EUR 182.5 m).

Due to deteriorating economic conditions the board is expecting a slight drop in turnover in the current year 2016 to EUR 4.4 bn and an EBIT of only EUR 105 m.

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Legrand managed a plus of 6.9% in 2015 compared with the prior year, its turnover in 2015 amounting  to EUR 4,809.9 m against EUR 4,99.1 m in 2014.

Legrand managed a plus of 6.9% in 2015 compared with the prior year, its turnover in 2015 amounting  to EUR 4,809.9 m against EUR 4,99.1 m in 2014.

Operating profit rose to EUR 886.7 m, which represents 18.4% of turnover, while net income amounted to EUR 550.6 m, a plus of 3.6%.
Net liabilities totalled EUR 803 m compared with EUR 856 m in the prior year.

For 2016 a turnover between +2 % and – 2 % is envisaged.

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