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2019 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 2019

In the 2019 finan­cial year we achie­ved sales reve­nue of EUR 219.8 mil­li­on. The Klasmann-Deilmann Group’s year-end balan­ce sheet total was EUR 203.4 mil­li­on. Our equi­ty capi­tal incre­a­sed to EUR 102.9 million.

Our pro­duc­tion quan­ti­ties in 2019

With 3.8 mil­li­on m³, the pro­duc­tion of gro­wing media for com­mer­cial hor­ti­cul­tu­re and the con­su­mer sec­tor remai­ned at the pre­vious year’s level. The extrac­tion of peat raw mate­ri­als decre­a­sed to 3.7 mil­li­on m³. The pro­duc­tion of wood fibres at the com­pany’s own plants rose to 289,000 m³. The pro­duc­tion of green com­post incre­a­sed to 92,000 m³.

Our short-rota­ti­on cop­pi­ce plan­ta­ti­ons in 2019

The total area allo­ca­ted to the crea­ti­on of short-rota­ti­on cop­pi­ce (SRC) plan­ta­ti­ons incre­a­sed to a total of 3,492 hec­ta­res in the 2019 finan­cial year (pre­vious year: 3,368 ha). Of this, some 3,109 hec­ta­res were under acti­ve manage­ment as at year’s end.

Our work­for­ce in 2019

In 2019, the Klasmann-Deilmann Group had an inter­na­tio­nal employee head­count of 1,027 (2017: 1,041).

Our logistics ope­ra­ti­ons in 2019

Klasmann-Deilmann sup­plies cus­to­mers with gro­wing media in over 90 coun­tries on five con­ti­nents. Our logistics ope­ra­ti­ons are the­re­fo­re of cru­cial impor­t­ance. In 2019, we used around 42,000 trucks, 1,200 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).