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Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Annual Report 2016

Company profile and annual report for 2016.

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.

 

 

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017*
Sales revenue

46,068

48,951

70,607

73,129

78,000

Share outside Germany as percent

77

78

80

80

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

281,381

290,183

374,778

389,281

400,500

located in Germany

107,285

105,429

131,994

133,974

137,500

located outside Germany

174,096

184,754

242,784

255,307

263,000

Capital expenditure

2,539

2,585

4,058

4,252

Research and development cost1

4,543

4,959

6,378

6,954

7,500

Profit after tax

1,251

2,637

3,537

2,374

Currency figures in millions of euros

*Preliminary numbers

1Including development work charged directly to customers