Groz-Beckert in numbers

Founded in 1852, Groz-Beckert remains in family hands. The company employs more than 8,800 people and turned over about 740 million euro in 2017.

Many production and sales affiliates and trading partners give Groz-Beckert a worldwide presence in more than 150 countries around the globe.

Rise in 2017 turnover

In fiscal year 2017, group turnover rose by 75 million euro (about 11%) to 740 million euro. Positive sales growth in all subdivisions contributed to the company's success. A large share of the growth is due to the acquisition of Ferd. Schmetz Group on 2 January 2017.

In million euros


Rise in employee numbers in 2017

On record date December 31, 2017, Groz-Beckert employed 8,813 employees worldwide; 1,120 more than in the previous year. Around 700 employees alone came with the acquisition of Ferd. Schmetz Group.


Employees worldwide

At the end of 2017 there were 5,100 persons working at Groz-Beckert in Europe, of those 2,114 at the headquarters in Albstadt. About 3,600 persons were employed in Asia and 130 in North America.

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