02/09/16

Würth founds IT company in the US

Künzelsau/Ramsey. In August, the Würth Group founded the subsidiary Wurth IT USA Inc., headquartered in Ramsey, USA. The newly founded company specializes in SAP projects. Wurth IT USA Inc. will mainly see to rolling out all Group systems in North America. At the same time, the new team will provide IT support to all North American companies of the Würth Group.

“This new foundation in the US is of utmost importance. We strive to expand the already existing IT infrastructure and provide IT services for our companies”, Bernd Herrmann, Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group, explained.

Wurth IT USA Inc. is a Würth IT company, a subsidiary of the Würth Group. Würth IT is a full-service provider attending to international projects for numerous clients within and outside the Würth Group. The company has 420 employees working at their branches in India, China, Germany and the US.

More than 1,400 IT specialists work for the companies of the Würth Group. Würth first entered the US market in 1968, operating around 25 Würth Group companies there today.

About the Würth Group

The Würth Group is the world's market leader in its core business, the trade of assembly and fastening materials. It currently consists of more than 400 companies in over 80 countries with a total of 70,000 employees on its payroll. Approximately 31,000 of them are salaried sales representatives. In the first six months of the 2016 financial year, the Würth Group generated a worldwide sales volume of EUR 5.9 billion. Its core business, the Würth Line, encompasses a sales range for trade and industry with over 125,000 products: from screws, screw accessories and anchors to tools, chemical-technical products and personal protective equipment.

The Allied Companies of the Würth Group, which either operate in business areas related 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 such as circuit boards, and financial services. They account for more than 40 percent of the Würth Group's sales volume.