19/09/17

Hessian State Premier Volker Bouffier visits Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG

Künzelsau. Last Friday, 15 September 2017, State Premier of Hesse and Land Chairman of the CDU Hesse Volker Bouffier visited Adolf Würth Gmbh & Co. KG, the parent company of the globally operating Würth Group.

Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group’s Family Trusts, and Bettina Würth, Chairmwoman of the Advisory Board of the Würth Group, welcomed the State Premier and Deputy National Chairman of the CDU. Robert Friedmann, Chairman of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group, and Bernd Herrmann, Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group, were also present. After a guided tour of the Distribution Center, the politician visited the recently inaugurated CARMEN WÜRTH FORUM.

About the Würth Group

The Würth Group is the world's market leader in its core business, the trade in assembly and fastening materials. It currently consists of more than 400 companies in over 80 countries with more than 73,000 employees on its payroll. Approximately 32,000 of them are salaried sales representatives. The Würth Group closed the first half of 2017 with total sales of EUR 6.4 billion.

In the Group's core business, the Würth Line, the sales program for the trades and industry comprises more than 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 its 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.