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World market leader in the sale of fastening materials

The Würth Group is world market leader in its core business, the sale of assembly and fastening materials. It currently consists of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has over 78,500 employees on its payroll. Approximately 34,000 of these are permanently employed sales representatives. According to the preliminary annual financial statement, the Würth Group generated total sales of EUR 14.2 billion in the business year 2019.

In the core business, the Würth Line, the product range for craft and industry comprises over 125,000 products: From screws, screw accessories and anchors to tools, chemical-technical products and personal protection equipment. The Allied Companies of the Würth Group, which either operate in business areas adjacent to the core business or in diversified business areas, round off the range by offering products for DIY stores, material for electrical installations, electronic components (e.g. circuit boards) as well as financial services.

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The Würth Brand

For over 70 years has the Würth brand been one of the leading quality brands for assembly technology. Through its clear focus on professional users and a strict orientation towards quality and service Würth has become a synonym for quality and reliability in over 80 countries.
With pioneering distribution and logistics solutions, Würth inspires over 3.6 million customers in trade, construction and industry all over the world and is always close them. As a family business, Würth supports the arts, sports and social projects with heart and passion.

Family business

More than 3.6 million customers all over the world trust in Würth today. Human beings and a very special corporate philosophy are the driving forces of the long-standing success enjoyed by the Würth Group. Würth is a family business that was founded by Adolf Würth in 1945. Prof. Reinhold Würth, today’s Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group’s Family Trusts, took over the business at the age of 19 after his father had passed away and developed it further in the following years. Starting from the early years of the company in post-war Germany, he turned the former two-man business into a worldwide operating trading group.

Philosophy

Würth – the name stands for high product quality and excellent service. Nevertheless, the Würth Group is not just a specialist in assembly and fastening material. A very special corporate philosophy and shared values that inform the daily activities underlie the company’s longstanding success, be it in Germany, the birthplace of the Würth company, or in any of its more than 400 companies all over the globe.
Visionary thinking spurs the Würth Group on to go the extra mile and attain ever new milestones, guaranteeing the lasting development of the family business. All employees are requested to contribute their ideas and their creativity. Demanding and promoting performance is firmly embedded in Würth’s corporate culture. Working together in the spirit of optimism, responsibility and mutual respect are not just empty words, but principles filled with life every day.

Commitment

Würth commitment - this, of course, applies to the core business, but extends to the customer orientation and beyond as a holistic approach. As a good citizen, the Würth Group is involved in all sorts of corporate initiatives, support charitable organizations, and promote numerous projects in the fields of art and culture, research and science as well as education. And they are not all big, well-known projects. Often they are small initiatives which are not in the limelight. But that doesn´t make them any less important.