BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding
LOCATION OF HEADQUARTERS
PRODUCTS & SERVICESThe strength of BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding is based on the success of its individual and Group companies. ARPA, ATOLL, B.PRO, BLANC & FISCHER Corporate Services, BLANCO, E.G.O., and KUGEL each have unique product and service portfolios geared towards their wide range of customers around the world. 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.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COSTS
Unless otherwise noted, the key figures relate to 2021.
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 24 countries with 55 locations. Number of employees in 2021 (in accordance with Section 314 No. 4 of the German Commercial Code (HGB); and additional employees, such as managing directors, apprentices, or interns): 9,087. Of these, 89 were at ARPA, 605 at B.PRO, 332 at BLANC & FISCHER Corporate Services, 1,602 at BLANCO, 6,342 at E.G.O., and 117 at KUGEL.
AVERAGE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
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)
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 STRUCTUREThe management is tasked with sustainably pursuing the objectives of BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding. BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding is managed by Bernd Eckl (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 corporate groups 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.
INVESTMENTS IN PROPERTY, PLANTS, AND EQUIPMENT
ETHICS AND INTEGRITY
MISSIONThe BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding shapes kitchen living spaces worldwide.
VISIONIn 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.
VALUESSustainability, 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 ACADEMYGood, sound training is one of the most important cornerstones that sets young people up for life. B.PRO, BLANC & FISCHER Corporate Services, BLANCO, and E.G.O. are therefore joining forces at the Oberderdingen location to provide high-quality training for young people. All apprentices and students are supervised together at the BLANC & FISCHER Training Academy.
AS AT DECEMBER 31, 2021
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Sustainability Report 2022
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We are Family…
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