“We’re a key factor in our customers’ success.”

2018 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 2018

In the 2018 finan­ci­al year we achie­ved sales reve­nue of EUR 219.5 mil­li­on (pre­vious year: EUR 204.2 mil­li­on). The Klasmann-Deilmann Group’s year-end balan­ce sheet total was EUR 198.4 mil­li­on. Our equi­ty capi­tal increa­sed to EUR 93.9 mil­li­on.

Our pro­duc­tion quan­ti­ties in 2018

Our pro­duc­tion of gro­wing media for com­mer­ci­al hor­ti­cul­tu­re and the con­su­mer seg­ment increa­sed to 3.898 mil­li­on m³ in 2018 (pre­vious year: 3.692 mil­li­on m³). Due to the very good wea­ther con­di­ti­ons in the har­ve­s­ting sea­son 2018 the amount of raw peat mate­ri­als extrac­ted increa­sed to 4.016 mil­li­on m³. The fabri­ca­ti­on of wood fib­re rose to 250,000 m³ (2016: 213,000 m³). The pro­duc­tion of green com­post decrea­sed to 78,000 m³ (2017: to 92,000 m³).

Our short-rota­ti­on cop­pi­ce plan­ta­ti­ons in 2018

The total area allo­ca­ted to the crea­ti­on of short-rota­ti­on cop­pi­ce (SRC) plan­ta­ti­ons increa­sed to a total of 3,368 hec­ta­res in the 2018 finan­ci­al year (pre­vious year: 3,267 ha). Of this, some 3,029 hec­ta­res were under active manage­ment as at year’s end.

Our work­force in 2018

In 2018, the Klasmann-Deilmann Group had an inter­na­tio­nal employee head­count of 1,041 (2017: 1,010).

Our logistics ope­ra­ti­ons in 2018

Klasmann-Deilmann sup­plies custo­mers with gro­wing media in over 70 coun­tries on five con­ti­nents. Our logistics ope­ra­ti­ons are the­re­fo­re of cru­ci­al impor­t­an­ce. In 2018, we used around 42,000 trucks, 900 rail­way cars, 100 barges/ships and 22,000 con­tai­ners to trans­port our pro­duc­ts.

Mana­ging direc­tors and share­hol­ders

The Mana­ging Direc­tors of Klasmann-Deilmann GmbH are Moritz Böcking (sin­ce 2011) and Bernd Weh­ming (sin­ce 2018). 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).