Press releases fischer Group of Companies

“You are new, eco-friendly, cool, alternative, sustainable and green” – it was with these words that the fischer Group of Companies was initially informed by email that it was being presented with the Plus X Award for sustainability. The award honours companies that stand for a sustainable future with their sense of responsibility and foresight. Christian Ziegler, Head of Sustainability, Environment and Energy at fischer, is pleased about the award as it serves as confirmation of the company’s outstanding commitment once again.
A special exhibition on plastic is providing food for thought and encouraging discussion, which is why the Group of Companies is participating in the ‘Plastic: Remaking our World’ exhibition at the internationally renowned Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany. fischer is the main sponsor and also features in the exhibition. The inventory was fastened with sustainable fischer plugs.
The fischer Group of Companies ended the 2021 financial year with great success. With a gross turnover of 988 million euro, the family business from Waldachtal in the northern Black Forest exceeded the previous year’s figures, reaching a record high with a turnover of almost one billion euro. At the same time, the company continued to increase its independence from the negative global influences of the Coronavirus crisis with its growth strategy. In total, fischer employs more than 5,400 members of staff, 200 more than in 2020.
The owner of the fischer Group of Companies is supporting the reconstruction of a daycare facility for disabled and severely disabled children in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler with a donation of 100,000 euro following its heavy destruction. The donation will allow the facility to be rebuilt and enable urgently needed equipment and therapy devices to be procured.
Prof. Fischer was presented with the Honorary Doctorate of Engineering for Safety in Construction and the Industry in a celebratory setting at the University of Padua. The owner of the fischer Group of Companies received this special honorary doctorate in the presence of numerous friends, acquaintances, board members, Managing Directors and members of staff from Italy and Germany.