Facts about Grundfos

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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, Årslev, Brøndby and Farum.

GRUNDFOS WORLDWIDE
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.

OWNERSHIP
The Poul Due Jensen Foundation was established as an independent institution in 1975. Today the Foundation owns 87.8%, staff 1.6% and the founder’s family 10.6% of the shares in Grundfos Holding A/S.

The aim of the Foundation is to consolidate and expand the economic basis of the continued development of the Grundfos Group. The capital and the profits of the foundation are to be used solely for the aim of the Foundation and profits are to be re-invested in the Grundfos companies.

FUTURE CHALLENGES
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.)20132012
Turnover3,118
3,035
Ordinary profit before tax198253
Profit bef. tax as % of turnover6,3 %
8.3 %
Consolidated Equity Capital1,923
1,834
Equity ratio67.0 %
65.3 %
Total assets2,8702,807
Number of employees18,776
17,984

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