The Allied Companies operate either in business areas related to the Group’s core business or in diversified business areas, rounding off the Würth Group’s portfolio. They are divided into ten strategic business units. With the exception of a small number of manufacturing companies, the majority are sales companies operating in related areas.
The companies in the Chemicals unit are responsible for the development, manufacturing, and distribution of chemical products for the automotive, industrial, and cosmetics sectors. They distribute both their own brands and private-label products and are renowned as innovation specialists and experts in their niche areas.
The business activities of these companies include products and systems covering the areas of electrical installation, industrial automation, cables and lines, tools, data and network technology, lighting and illumination, household appliances and multimedia, electrical domestic heating technology, and regenerative power generation. Trading activities are supplemented by extensive consultancy and service ranges and are aimed at professional customers from the trade, industry, and retail/wholesale sector.
The Electronics unit produces and sells electronic components such as printed circuit boards, electronic and electro-mechanical elements, and full system components from smart power and control systems.
Companies in this business unit sell installation, sanitary, fastening and assembly materials, garden products, power tools, and hand tools. The range also includes furniture fittings for specialist stores and retailers, as well as products for DIY stores and discount stores.
The range in this business unit includes the production of cold-formed parts, forming and punching tools, a variety of fasteners and fastening systems, furniture fittings, plastic assortment and storage boxes, as well as factory and vehicle equipment. The business unit supplies a range of customers, including customers from the construction sector, the automotive industry, manufacturers of kitchens and household appliances, and wholesalers.
The RECA Group companies supply industry and, through direct selling, construction, wood, metal, and car business customers, as well as customers in the cargo sector, in 19 European countries. The company’s portfolio includes tools, assembly and fastening materials, C-parts, workwear, advertising materials, and vehicle equipment.
The stainless steel companies are product specialists with supply concepts for industry and trade. The unit’s main business activity is the sale of stainless connecting elements, in particular DIN and standard parts. The hydraulic companies specialize in trading in hydraulic connection technology and providing the associated services.
The tools companies supply customers in the metalworking and metal processing industries, particularly in the mechanical and plant engineering sector, and in the automotive manufacturing and automotive supplier industry. They sell products from the areas of drilling, milling, turning, clamping, grinding, testing and measurement equipment, hand tools, operating equipment, machinery, and personal protective equipment.
Security is a buzzword at the moment, especially in the financial sector. Thanks to its financial independence, the Würth Group offers this very security in all areas of financial services: financing, leasing, retirement plans, property and personal insurance, and asset management.
This category covers companies operating primarily in lines of business other than those served by Würth itself, including hotels and restaurants, logistics operators, the communications agency marbet and Adolf Würth Airport in Schwäbisch Hall.