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Facts & figures

Voith by the numbers

We focus on transparency and clarity.

Success and tradition

Voith is a global technology group. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of €4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith in figures

€ in millions 2015/16 2016/17
Orders received 1) 4,108 4,368
Sales 1) 4,252 4,223
Profit from operations 1) 2)  275 241
Profit from operations (core business) 1) 2) 295 304
Return on sales in % 1) 6.5 5.7
Return on sales in % (core business) 1) 7.0 7.3
Result before taxes 1) 140 682
Net result 29 596
Cash flow from operating activities 58 135
Total cash flow 203 -57
Investments 1) 121 96
Research and development 1) 208 224
in % of sales 1)  4.9 5.3
Equity 799  1,366
Equity ratio in % 14.9 27.3
Balance sheet total 5,359 4,998
Employees 1) 3) 19,098


1) Excluding the Group Division Voith Industrial Services which has been sold.
2) For more information, see section “Notes on segment reporting” in the notes to the financial statements.
3) Full-time equivalents; without apprentices; as at September 30.

We give you an insight into our business.

Every year, Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA publishes a detailed Annual Report. The document features the latest news from the Management Board and the Supervisory Board. You will also find key data on the annual accounts and can read about the most important events of the past year.

Stakeholder Survey 2018 – Voith GmbH & Co KGaA

We cordially invite you to participate in our Stakeholder Survey 2018.

Its aim is to find out how you evaluate Voith's economic, social and environmental impacts and where you see improvement potentials in terms of the company’s sustainability performance.

The Survey Questionnaire will take around 10 minutes to complete.

Would you like to take part?