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About us

About us

General Information

THE BLANC & FISCHER FAMILY HOLDING SHAPES KITCHEN LIVING SPACES WORLDWIDE. THEIR COMPANIES EMPLOY OVER 8,300 PEOPLE AT 54 LOCATIONS IN 23 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD. THE HOLDING IS STILL 100% OWNED BY THE FAMILIES BLANC AND FISCHER.

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE

NAME

BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding

LOCATION OF HEADQUARTERS

Oberderdingen

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

The strength of BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding is based on the success of its five subgroups. ARPA, BLANCO, BLANCO Professional, E.G.O., and BLANC & FISCHER Corporate Services each have unique product and service portfolios geared towards their wide range of customers worldwide. The companies generate the majority of their sales in the kitchen and laundry segment, for which they develop innovations and design customer solutions. Here, the specific expertise of each company complements that of another. As a result, the BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding as a whole shapes kitchen living spaces worldwide.

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RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COSTS »

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Unless otherwise noted, the key figures relate to 2020.

MARKETS SERVED

By region, by far the largest sales share (2020), at 75%, can be attributed to EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa). n North, Central, and South America, the share of sales is 16%, while the Pacific region currently accounts for 9% of sales. The Family Holding expects growth in all areas going forward, although Europe will remain the core market in the long term.

REVENUE IN MILLION EUROS BY REGION

PERCENTAGE OF EMPLOYEES BY SUBGROUP

SCALE OF THE ORGANIZATION

BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding is a growing corporate family that shapes kitchen living spaces with innovative ideas and solutions. With its five subgroups, BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding operates as a global player in 23 countries with 54 locations. Employees (2020) 8,310. Of these, 89 were employed by ARPA, 1,460 by BLANCO, 709 by BLANCO Professional, 279 by BLANC & FISCHER Corporate Services and GmbH, and 5,773 by E.G.O.

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PERSONNEL
EXPENSES »

In the fiscal year 2020, personnel expenses decreased to kEUR 363,986 (previous year kEUR 379,118). This includes expenses for
pensions and support in the amount
of kEUR 7,983 (previous year: kEUR 11,681) as well as social security contributions in the amount of kEUR 54,095 (previous year: kEUR 56,838).

SHARE OF THE SUBGROUPS IN TOTAL FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE)

Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) of BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding:

AVERAGE LENGTH OF SERVICE BY SUBGROUP (IN YEARS)

SUPPLY CHAIN

The compliance requirements of the Code of Conduct for Suppliers apply to all suppliers of the affiliated companies of BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding. Suppliers comply with the respective national environmental regulations and ensure that resources are used appropriately and economically In addition, suppliers ensure that the requirements are also met within their own supply chain.

PRECAUTIONARY APPROACH AND PRINCIPLES

Social sustainability also includes a satisfied workforce. That’s why individual recognition is important to BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding. Innovation and constant internationalization ensure economic success in the long term. Ecological sustainability is a product of the conscious use of resources.

LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE

The management is tasked with sustainably pursuing the objectives of BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding. BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding is managed by Dr. Johannes Haupt (CEO), Dr. Karlheinz Hörsting (COO), and Benno Rudolf (CFO). The management team is responsible to the shareholders for the fate of the entire company. Despite its size, BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding is not an abstract Group but instead a medium-sized family business. The experienced managing directors coordinate and control the other subgroups via the established management and supervisory boards, in the interests of the company as a whole, and thus ultimately in the interests of the shareholders.

TOTAL
INVESTMENTS »

INVESTMENTS IN PROPERTY, PLANTS, AND EQUIPMENT »

ETHICS AND INTEGRITY

MISSION

The BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding shapes kitchen living spaces worldwide.

VISION

In addition to future-proof technologies that offer unique benefits and features, the focus is primarily on the consumer. The BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding strives to be a leader in all business areas, operate worldwide, and at the same time stay connected to its home region.

VALUES

Sustainability, pioneering spirit, and the desire to be and remain a genuine family business form the value framework of the Family Holding alongside its high social standards, corporate responsibility, and the goal of being a permanent leader in all strategic business areas.

First and foremost a family business

Strengthening employees’ sense of
identification with the company

Fairness and loyalty

Think long-term and act sustainably

Inventive spirit: Innovations that improve people’s lives

Promoting employees, strengthening their own initiative, assigning responsibility

TRAINING AND STUDIES

BLANC & FISCHER TRAINING ACADEMY

Good, sound training is one of the most important cornerstones that sets young people up for life. BLANCO, BLANCO Professional, E.G.O., and BLANC & FISCHER Corporate Services have therefore joined forces at the Oberderdingen site to ensure even higher quality training for young people. Since the summer of 2018, all apprentices and students have attended the BLANC & FISCHER Training Academy.

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