PRODUCTION AND PUMPS
An annual production of more than 16 million pump units makes Grundfos one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers. Circulator pumps for heating and air-conditioning as well as other centrifugal pumps for the industry, water supply, sewage and dosing are the main products. Today Grundfos is the world’s largest manufacturer of circulators, covering app. 50% of the world market of these pumps.
In addition to pumps Grundfos produces standard and submersible motors as well as state-of-the-art electronics for monitoring and controlling pumps. Additional products are produced in the BioBooster and Lifelink divisions, which are part of the company’s new business activities. Grundfos has also introduced Grundfos Blueflux, which is a new technology-label, which insures that the equipment is among the absolute best in the market.
GRUNDFOS IN DENMARK
The main part of activities in the Danish Grundfos companies (Grundfos DK the - Sales Company, Grundfos A/S - the Production Company and Grundfos Holding A/S) take place in the small town, Bjerringbro, where the company was established in 1945. In addition Grundfos has facilities in Aalestrup, Odense, Brøndby and Farum.
The Grundfos Group is represented by more than 80 companies in more than 55 countries. In addition Grundfos products are sold in a large number of countries by local distributors.
The Poul Due Jensen Foundation was created in 1975 and owns 88.1 % of the shares in Grundfos. The Grundfos employees own 1.3 %, and the remaining 10.6 % belong to the Founder's descendants.
The main purpose of the Foundation is to ensure and support healthy economic growth and development of the Grundfos Group. The Poul Due Jensen Foundation also engages in philanthropic work through funding of safe water projects in developing countries, social responsibility and inclusion projects in Denmark and support for education and research within Grundfos' areas of interest.
Grundfos has been represented in the pump market for more than 60 years. We want to continue this and so we aim to achieve even greater weight to be one of the largest partners in countries like Russia, India and Brazil, whereas we consider China as our second home market.
We are facing big challenges and this is why we developed our Innovation Intent, focusing on sustainability, a changing world and ground-breaking technology.
|Keyfigures (million euro.)||2015||2014|
|Ordinary profit before tax||271||118|
|Profit bef. tax as % of turnover||8.1 %||3.7 %|
|Consolidated Equity Capital||2,167||1,955|
|Equity ratio||71.0 %||68.1 %|
|Number of employees||17,945||18,878|