The fischer Group of Companies successfully concluded the 2019 financial year. With a gross turnover of 887 million euro, the family business from Waldachtal in the northern Black Forest exceeded the previous year’s excellent figures (864 million euro) by 23 million euro. The fischer fixing systems division contributed above average with a six per cent year-on-year increase in turnover. In contrast, the automotive industry’s recession has been noticeable in the fischer automotive company division, which was down by eight per cent year on year. fischer is expecting a turnover increase for the current financial year 2020 at a distinctly higher rate of over 900 million euro, provided this objective is not impaired by the effects of the coronavirus or by a recession. In total, fischer employs more than 5,200 members of staff.
The fischer Group of Companies is among Germany’s top employers for the fifth time in succession. fischer was declared a “TOP National Employer” in a nationwide employee survey recently published by FOCUS news magazine. The Group of Companies also scored highly with customers: According to a recent survey by a FOCUS Money consumer survey, fischer is among the “Most Popular Family Businesses” for the fourth time.
The fischer Group of Companies and the GC-Group will be developing the successful Craftnote app for tradespeople together from now on. The app allows any information related to a project to be stored in a central location. Employees and anyone involved in the project can therefore exchange information via the app anywhere and at any time while always keeping up to date.
The fischer Group of Companies has won Europe’s biggest and most important sustainability award. The company won the German Sustainability Award in the “large businesses” category. Company owner Prof. Klaus Fischer accepted the award presented by the German Sustainability Award Foundation on the evening of the 22nd November 2019 in Düsseldorf.