Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Annual Report 2015

Company profile and annual report for 2015.

As a leading technology and services company, we take advantage of our global opportunities for strong and meaningful development. Our ambition is to enhance the quality of life with solutions that are both innovative and beneficial. We focus on our core competencies in automotive and industrial technologies as well as in products and services for professional and private use.

 

 

2012* 2013 2014 2015 2016**
Sales revenue

44,703

46,068

48,951

70,607

73,100

Share outside Germany as percent

77

77

78

80

Number of associates (as of 12/31 of the year)

272,830

281,381

290,183

374,778

390,000

located in Germany

108,460

107,285

105,429

131,994

134,000

located outside Germany

164,370

174,096

184,754

242,784

256,000

Capital expenditure

2,714

2,539

2,585

4,058

Research and development cost1

4,442

4,543

4,959

6,378

6,600

Profit after tax

2,304

1,251

2,637

3,537

Currency figures in millions of euros

*Figures following adjustment for new methods of accounting and valuation

**Preliminary numbers

1Including development work charged directly to customers