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2016 in facts and figu­res

Our com­mit­ment to sustain­ab­le cor­po­ra­te gover­nan­ce per­mea­tes all of our company’s activi­ties. Both the suc­ces­ses we achie­ve and the set­backs we expe­ri­ence make us all the more deter­mi­ned to con­ti­nue down the path we have cho­sen. This is part of who we are, and our com­pa­ny facts and figu­res reflect this.

Our finan­ci­al results for 2016

In the 2016 finan­ci­al year we achie­ved sales reve­nue of EUR 185.6 mil­li­on (pre­vious year: EUR 176.9 mil­li­on). The Klasmann-Deilmann Group’s year-end balan­ce sheet total was EUR 186,6 mil­li­on. Our equi­ty capi­tal increa­sed by EUR 5.4 mil­li­on year-on-year to EUR 80.4 mil­li­on.

Our pro­duc­tion quan­ti­ties in 2016

Our pro­duc­tion of gro­wing media for com­mer­ci­al hor­ti­cul­tu­re and the con­su­mer seg­ment increa­sed to 3.549 mil­li­on m³ in 2016 (pre­vious year: 3.401 mil­li­on m³). The amount of raw peat mate­ri­als extrac­ted decrea­sed to 2.887 mil­li­on m³, whe­re­as the quan­ti­ty of both wood fib­re (162,000 m³ as oppo­sed to 138,000 m³ in 2015) and green com­post (up from 96,000 m³ to 101,000 m³ in 2016) rose year-on-year.

Our short-rota­ti­on forestry plan­ta­ti­ons in 2016

The total area allo­ca­ted to the crea­ti­on of short-rota­ti­on forestry (SRF) plan­ta­ti­ons increa­sed to a total of 3,131 hec­ta­res in the 2016 finan­ci­al year (pre­vious year: 2,927 ha). Of this, some 2,400 hec­ta­res were under active manage­ment as at year’s end.

Our work­force in 2016

In 2016 we had an employee head­count of 938 (2015: 937). Of the­se, 896 were in full-time employ­ment (2015: 898) and 843 had open-ended con­tracts (2015: 848). Our work­force inclu­ded 387 employees in admi­nis­tra­ti­on (2015: 376) and 551 in technical/industrial activi­ties (2015: 561). The break­down by sex was as fol­lows: 754 males (2015: 754) and 184 fema­les (2015: 183).

Our logistics ope­ra­ti­ons in 2016

Klasmann-Deilmann sup­plies custo­mers with gro­wing media in over 70 coun­tries on five con­ti­nents. Our logistics ope­ra­ti­ons are the­re­fo­re of cru­ci­al impor­t­an­ce. In 2016, we used around 40,000 trucks, 2,300 rail­way cars, 100 barges/ships and 8,800 con­tai­ners to trans­port our pro­ducts.

Mana­ging direc­tors and share­hol­ders

The Mana­ging Direc­tors of Klasmann-Deilmann GmbH are Nor­bert Siebels (sin­ce 1990) and Moritz Böcking (sin­ce 2011). Our share­hol­ders are the Bad Bent­heim-based com­pa­ny Deilmann-Mon­tan GmbH, with a sta­ke­hol­ding of 57.5%, and the Mep­pen-based firm Klasmann Anla­ge- und Ver­wal­tungs GmbH & Co. KG, which holds a 42.5% inte­rest. The Chair of the Admi­nis­tra­ti­ve Board is Carl-Ger­rit Deilmann (sin­ce 2007).