Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel visits Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, Kunsthalle Würth and Johanniterkirche
Künzelsau/Schwäbisch Hall. Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel visits Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, the parent company of the globally operating Würth Group, on Friday, 6 October 2017.
Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group’s Family Trusts, and Bettina Würth, the Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of the Würth Group, welcomed the federal minister for foreign affairs. The meeting was also attended by Robert Friedmann, Chairman of the Würth Group’s Central Managing Board, Norbert Heckmann, Chairman of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG and Harald Unkelbach, Chairman of the Board of the Würth Foundation and President of IHK Heilbronn-Franken.
After visiting the newly opened CARMEN WÜRTH FORUM, Gabriel paid a visit to the Kunsthalle Würth and the Johanniterkirche in Schwäbisch Hall.
About the Würth-Group
The Würth Group is the global market leader in its core business - the trade in fastening and assembly materials. It currently consists of more than 400 companies in over 80 countries with more than 73,000 employees on its payroll. Approximately 32,000 of them are salaried sales representatives. The Würth Group closed the first half of 2017 with total sales of EUR 6.4 billion.
In the Group's core business, the Würth Line, the sales program for the trades and industry comprises more than 125,000 products: from screws, screw accessories and anchors to tools, technical chemicals and personal protective equipment.
The Allied Companies of the Würth Group, which either operate in business areas related to its core business or in diversified business areas, round off the range by offering products for DIY stores, material for electrical installations, electronic components such as circuit boards, and financial services. They account for more than 40 percent of the Würth Group's sales volume.