|Press releases 2023|
|Progress through digitalisation – Würth Industrie Service is one of the "Digital Champions 2023".|
Innovation and progress are the principles firmly embedded in the company strategy of Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG. Headquartered in Bad Mergentheim, Würth Industrie Service has one of the most modern logistics centres for industrial supply in Europe. The company has always been focussing on innovative solutions dedicated to automation, digitalisation and Industry 4.0. in the field of holistic production and equipment supply for around 20,000 customers. In the "Digital Champions 2023" study conducted by DEUTSCHLAND TEST and Focus Money, the C-Parts partner emerged as a digital pioneer with the second place in the category “building materials and building accessories (wholesaler)”.
|Positive resonance – Würth Industrial Network closed the financial year 2022 with turnover of EUR 2.263 billion worldwide – of which EUR 771,5 million are of Würth Industrie Service Germany.|
The Würth Group, the global market leader in development, production and sale of fastening and assembly materials, has once again demonstrated its competitive strength in the financial year 2022 by achieving total turnover of EUR 19.95 billion, according to the preliminary consolidated financial statements. Even Würth Industrial Network, or WINWORK®, recorded a turnover of EUR 2.263 billion in financial year 2022. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG grew by 17,9 percent by achieving a turnover of EUR 771,5 million. Even though the market environment has been affected by uncertainties, the company can look back on a successful financial year 2022.
|Award-winning innovation pioneer: Würth Industrie Service is one of “Germany’s most innovative companies in 2023”.|
Innovation is a steady driver for the growth and success of companies and is therefore of utmost importance. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG considers progress as the key to success and relies on automated, digitalised system solutions and the highest product quality for more than 1,400,000 items in holistic supply of production and operating materials for more than 20,000 customers. Known for having one of the most modern logistics centres for industrial delivery in Europe, the C-Parts partner has now been awarded as “Germany’s most innovative company in 2023” by Capital, the renowned business journal, and Statista, one of the leading data and analysis institutes.
|Knowledge as a key element – Würth Industrie Service invests EUR 1.5 million in training and development every year|
The ability to innovate, to compete and to sustain can only be developed in those who continuously upskill themselves according to the changing demands of the ever-growing digital world of learning and working, with new learning spaces and new formats of learning. Keeping true to its motto “the company that invests in its employees, invests in its future”, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG encourages lifelong learning and prepares its employees for the challenges of the future with a purpose - right from apprenticeship to permanent positions. Being one of the biggest employers of the Main-Tauber region, the company invests around EUR 1.5 million every year in training and development of its employees and is committed to counter the increasing shortage of skilled labour.
|Press releases 2022|
|Milestone reached: Würth Industrie Service welcomes its 1,000th apprentice. |
On Thursday, 1st September 2022, more than 75 young adults started their apprenticeship and dual education at Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG. The company is already known as one of the largest employers of the region in the Tauber Franconia’s town of Bad Mergentheim and is celebrating a historic milestone of welcoming its 1,000th apprenticeship in the company’s history, Felix Grummt. Würth Industrie Service has always consistently relied on its own young talent to underpin the unparalleled importance of qualified “Apprenticeship. With a future.”
|Würth Industrie Service expands its state-of-the-art logistics centre for industrial supplies in Europe – ground-breaking ceremony for the new high-bay warehouse at the headquarters.|
The expansion of the state-of-the-art logistics centre for industrial supplies in Europe has laid the foundation for the further growth of Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG, both at national and international level. The excavations for building a new automated high-bay warehouse with additional 59,000 storage spaces covering more than 4,000 square metres started at the end of July 2022. The official ground-breaking ceremony was held on Thursday, 4th August, 2022 marking the symbolic go-ahead for the construction. Around 30 invited guests, including Nina Warken, Member of the German Bundestag CDU/CSU, Christoph Schauder, District Administrator of Main-Tauber-Kreis, Manuela Zahn, 1st Deputy Mayor of Bad Mergentheim, Marcel Stephan, Head of Department for Economic Development & Urban Marketing of Bad Mergentheim, the planners and engineers involved and the Management of Würth Industrie Service, celebrated the milestone of the company. The commissioning is planned for April 2024.
|Fulfilling the objective of greenhouse gas-neutral energy supply on the hills of Drillberg: Würth Industrie Service commissions an additional photovoltaic system.|
Climate change and the consequential natural disasters have already controlled the world, thus stressing the urgency of achieving climate neutrality even more. The use of renewable energy instead of fossil fuels is the most sought-after solution on the path to achieving greenhouse gas-neutrality. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG, an expert in the field of C-parts management for manufacturing industry customers, intends to lead by example and not only compensate for the rising CO2 footprint but also reduce it sustainably at the Bad Mergentheim location by implementing smart solutions. The company is contributing towards climate protection with the recent commissioning of an additional photovoltaic system. The sprawling plant covering an area of 2,500 square metres has an output of around 480 kWp, which equates to an estimated output of around 415,000 kWh per year. This output is enough to supply around 140 single-family households with electricity per year. At the Drillberg location, multiple photovoltaic systems are currently operational with a combined output of over 900 kWp and generated volume of over 800,000 kWh.
|Fifth Expert Forum C-Parts Management at Würth Industrial Park|
With the onset of pandemic, attendance events were forced to be put on hold and held online. At last, this seems to be a thing of the past. On Tuesday, 21st June and Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, more than 375 participants from more than 10 countries gathered together for the fifth Expert Forum C-Parts Management at Würth Industrial Park in Bad Mergentheim to discuss trends, innovations and global challenges in the industry. Among the top speakers there were speakers from ISS World Services A/S, Lauda Dr. R. Wobser GmbH Co. KG, Vitra Deutschland GmbH and ALTREX B.V. as well as Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart, who has co-developed the Cradle to Cradle principle. According to Prof. Dr. Braungart, the principle applies to all products and is based on perfect cycles, so that ultimately there is no waste.
|Innovations for the production of tomorrow – Würth Industrie Service is one of Germany’s most innovative companies|
As a comprehensive C-Parts partner, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG reinvents its supply of production and operating materials for around 20,000 customers every day. The company has always focused on innovative solutions in the fields of automation, digitalisation and Industry 4.0. For its innovation commitment, Focus and Focus Money awarded the C-Parts partner the DEUTSCHLAND TEST seal of “Germany’s most innovative company in 2022”, making it one of Germany’s innovation elite. With the 1st place in the category of “building materials and building accessories (wholesalers)”, the company emerges as a clear industry winner.
|Würth Industrial Network closed the financial year 2021 with turnover of 1.911 billion euros worldwide – of which 663 million euros are of Germany|
Würth Industrial Network, or WINWORK®, reported a turnover of 1.911 billion euros worldwide in the financial year 2021. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG grew by 23.7 percent with a turnover of 663 million euros in Germany, thus reaching a historic record. The company looks back on a successful financial year 2021, despite a market environment confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic.
|WISperience – Interactive visitor platform of Würth Industrie Service |
The digital experience has already been used for the hybrid customer event Expert Forum C-Parts Management in October 2021. Now, it is launched for all business partners, the public and all interested parties: WISperience, the interactive visitor platform of Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG. With WISperience, the company brings its products and solutions for holistic C-Parts management and the logistics center directly to the workplace or the living room.
|Stefan Reuss joins the General Management of Würth Industrie Service|
With the start of the new year, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG has expanded its General Management. Stefan Reuss, who is responsible for IT and Digital Solutions, joined the management team on 1st January 2022 led by Rainer Bürkert, Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group, Martin Jauss, Spokesman of the General Management, Ralf Gehringer, General Manager Finance, Marcus Otto, General Manager Purchasing and product department, and Eberhard Scheuber, General Manager of Sales. This development will strengthen the knowledge base in the company, and simultaneously create a room for creative growth and innovations.
|Press releases 2021|
|Impossible yesterday. Real today. Smart tomorrow! – Expert Forum C-Parts Management at Würth Industrie Service |
On 20th and 21st October, 2021, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG conducted its fourth Expert Forum C-Parts Management with around 230 participants (out of which 160 attended in person and 70 attended digitally). This year, the company celebrated the premiere and brought together the decision-makers in a completely new format as a hybrid event – either onsite at Bad Mergentheim or digitally independent of location. True to the motto “Impossible yesterday. Real today. Smart tomorrow!”, the focus was on exchanging the market trends in industry 4.0, digitalisation, automation and networking in the industrial sector as well as in logistics. Distinguished speakers from the companies trinamiX GmbH, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH, IONIQ Skin Care GmbH & Co. KG, Rhenus SE & Co. KG, ZF Friedrichshafen AG as well as Würth Industrie Service gave a comprehensive overview of topics and initiated valuable ideas to be shared.
|Welcome aboard: Würth Industrie Service welcomes 900th apprentice in over 20 years of company history|
On 1st September 2021, more than 70 young adults started their apprenticeship and dual course of study at Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG. No matter whether a classic apprenticeship in commercial as well as technical field or a dual education: the entry into the world of work is a defining moment in everyone’s life. This is also true for Yulia Bessonova, who was welcomed as the 900th apprentice during the welcome event.
|Expanding the industrial business in Poland – Establishing Würth Industrie Service Polska|
With the spin-off of the current industrial business Würth Industrie Service Polska Sp. z o. o. on 1st July 2021, the strategic expansion of the industrial sector in Poland has started. The national company is now independently active in the operating business. The former branch office of Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG and its potential to strengthen the business in the Polish market was recognised.
|Re-inventing oneself everyday – Würth Industrie Service awarded as top innovator 2021|
Innovation and progress are the principles firmly embedded in the company strategy of Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG headquartered in Bad Mergentheim on the grounds of former Deutschorden barracks that are rich in tradition, and having the most modern logistics centre for industrial supply in Europe. The company has always been focussing on developing innovative solutions dedicated to automation, digitalisation and Industry 4.0. As a result, the C-Parts partner convinced the jury at the 28th round of the innovation competition “TOP 100”, and is thus, among the innovation elite of Germany's small and medium-sized enterprises.
|Würth Industrie Service closes the fiscal year 2020 with 536 million euros of turnover|
Despite the market conditions being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG was able to achieve a turnover of 536 million euros in the fiscal year 2020. “Last year was particularly challenging in all aspects.” states Rainer Bürkert, Member of the Central Managing Board of the Würth Group. “The Coronavirus forced us into a temporary lockdown. We had to take extraordinary steps to maintain operational efficiency in all of the business units, ensure delivery capacity of our logistics as well as fully support our systems in C-Parts management and, above all protect our employees.” clarifies Mr. Bürkert.
|Virtual attraction “Drillberg” – More than 950 visitors for the digital event|
Being located on the grounds of former Deutschorden barracks that are rich in tradition and being one of the most modern logistics centre for industrial supply today in Europe, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG in Bad Mergentheim continues to attract many national and international visitors year after year. Even in this turbulent and extraordinary year 2020, we managed to welcome around 1.500 guests by adhering to the hygiene and safety measures. Out of them, 966 were participants of digital customer visits and events as well as webinars. More information
|Press releases 2020|
|Innovation through cooperation: Würth Industrie Service and Fraunhofer allow systems to communicate – Digital. Real. Transparent.|
Innovations in a company take place in an environment of increasing customer demands, high pace of innovation and constantly changing competitive and market landscape. It demands high level of strategic and long-term action. The companies regard the forming of cooperation as key to success and also as one of the approaches for dealing with increasing complexity. Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG too utilises innovation cooperations and networks extensively to enhance its capability for innovation, expand its skills and enter new market segments by working together with competent partners. It is primarily about developing the company in its role as one of the comprehensive partners in C-Parts management. More information
|Full speed ahead in the new year — Würth Industrie Service closed financial 2019 with sales volume of EUR 582 million|
In terms of economics, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG can look back on an eventful year 2019 and continues its course of the last years against the backdrop of the current economic situation. The company trading with modular C-parts solutions with a focus on all needs of manufacturing industry customers reported a sales volume of EUR 582 million in 2019, corresponding to an increase of 2.5 percent. More information
|Press releases 2019|
|Growth continued - Würth Industrie Service closes business year 2018 with sales of EUR 567.7 million|
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG can look back on a pleasing year 2018 and again continues its growth of the past years. The supplier of modular C-Parts solutions for the manufacturing industry increased its sales in 2018 by 12.5 percent to a record value of EUR 567.7 million. More information
|Tradition and Innovation - 20 years of Würth Industrie Service: Looking back on 20 years of corporate history|
Quite often one only realizes that something has changed when taking a look back. This also applies to Würth Industrie Service. A lot has happened ever since its inception on 13 January 1999. Before, it was the Industry Division of the parent company, Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG in Künzelsau, and only had 88 employees on the payroll. Very early on, Reinhold Würth realized the growth potential of catering to industry customers. Today, the business occupies a leading position in the field of C parts management and employs more than 1,640 staff at their very own location on Drillberg in Bad Mergentheim. More information
|Press releases 2018|
|Career start at Würth Industrie Service. 69 trainees enter working life. 700th trainee welcomed.|
On 3 September 2018, many young people laid the foundation for their professional career. 69 trainees and students of a cooperative study program started their training with Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG. Now, they have an exciting and above all informative time ahead of them, which was kicked off by the Welcome Days from 3 to 5 September. More information
|Sales record 2017: Würth Industrie Service exceeds EUR 500 million mark|
Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG can look back on an exceptionally successful year 2017. Reporting double-digit growth of 11 %, the customers’ reliable partner for C parts management generated sales of EUR 504 million for the very first time. The number of employees rose to 1,489. In 2018, Würth Industrie Service strives to achieve similar growth rates, mainly investing in staff and the further development of digital solutions in C-Parts management. More information
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