Würth Group welcomes 75,000th employee at Würth Brazil
Künzelsau/Cotia. The largest company of the Würth Group in Latin America, Würth Brazil, was founded in 1972. The subsidiary in Cotia has 1,300 employees on the payroll.
Her first working day had a surprise in store for new sales representative Juliana Aragão – she was welcomed as the 75,000th employee of the globally operating Würth Group: ”I always wanted to work in an internationally active business such as Würth and am very happy that I have been given the chance to do so.“ As telesales rep she will look after Würth customers working in the Automotive Division in the future.
Despite an increased focus on e-business and branch office expansion, the Würth Group considers direct selling to be the mainstay among its various sales channels. One of Würth’s success factors is considering customers as equal partners. The Würth Group has more than 46,000 sales representatives on board who maintain personal relationships with more than 3.5 million customers worldwide and take care of their needs.
About the Würth Group
The Würth Group is the world's market leader in its core business, the trade in assembly and fastening materials. It currently consists of more than 400 companies in over 80 countries with more than 75,000 employees on its payroll. Approximately 32,000 of those employees are salaried sales representatives.
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.