Household Appliances

The Household Appliances Business Unit has been developing, manufacturing and distributing high-quality kitchen and laundry appliances for private and commercial customers for many years. It comprises V-ZUG AG and its foreign subsidiaries as well as V-ZUG Kühltechnik AG, SIBIRGroup AG and Gehrig Group AG in Switzerland. The Household Appliances Business Unit employs a workforce of around 2,000, most of whom are based in Switzerland.

Comparison of key figures

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% YoY

in CHF million 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Gross sales 587.4 599.2 581.9 589.2 579.4
Change in % (total, in CHF) -2.0 3.0 –1.2 1.7 4.0
Change in % (organic, in local currencies) -2.0 2.9 –1.3 1.7 2.4
Net sales to third parties 572.9 584.6 568.3 572.7 561.7
Switzerland 528.6 537.8 532.3 537.6 537.1
Europe (excluding Switzerland) 14.1 11.4 11.6 12.0 11.3
Americas 11.1 23.5 16.9 15.5 7.9
Asia / Pacific / Others 19.1 11.9 7.5 7.6 5.4
Operating income (EBIT) 65.4 76.8 69.1 70.0 54.2
EBIT as % gross sales 11.1 12.8 11.9 11.9 9.4
EBIT as % of net sales 11.4 13.1 12.2 12.2 9.6
Employees 2,039 1,989 1,951 1,848 1,747