Facts & Figures

We focus on transparency and clarity.

Success and tradition

For 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees around the world. Founded in 1867, Voith today has around 19,000 employees, sales of €4.3 billion and locations in more than 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe. Being a technology leader, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive.

Voith in figures

€ in millions 2014/15 2015/16
Orders received1) 4,389 4,108
Sales1) 4,302 4,252
Operational result before non-recurring result1) 2)  270 275
Return on sales in %1)  6,3 6,5 
Income before tax1)  -23 140
Net income3)  -93 29
Cash flow from operating activities  151 58 
Total cash flow  -357 203
Investments1)  80 121
Research and development1)  201 208
in % of sales1)  4.9 4.9
Equity  874 799
Equity ratio in %  16.0 14.9
Balance sheet total  5,451 5,359
Employees1) 4)  20,223 19,098

1) Excluding the discontinued Group Division Voith Industrial Services; previous year restated.
2) For more information, see section “Notes on segment reporting” in the notes to the financial statements.
3) The figure for the 2015/16 fiscal year contains non-recurring negative effects that primarily result from impairments disclosed on the face of the balance sheet come to a total of €-96 million.
4) Without apprentices.

We give you an insight in 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.