12/05/04

1. Headlines on the Business Year 2004

  • Würth Group increases consolidated world sales to new record of 6.2 billion euro
  • With 395 million euro the Würth Group generates its best operating result in its company history
  • Number of employees increases by twelve percent to 46,973
  • Economic equity capital increases to 1.7 billion euro
  • Balance sheet total amounts to 3.6 billion euro
  • Equity capital ratio amounts to 48 percentWürth Group increases sales by 11.4 % after the first four months of current business year 2005