Blum Sustainability Report 2022

5 turnover in the 2021/2022 business year of sales are outside of Austria subsidiaries and representative offices markets supplied worldwide plants in Vorarlberg, with additional production sites in the USA , Brazil, Poland and China employees worldwide, of which 7000 work in Vorarlberg Manufacturer and distributor of furniture fit tings: L if t, hinge, pull-out, pocket systems and motion technologies, suppor ted by assembly devices and e - ser vices The Julius Blum Group in figures 2.6 billion Creating furniture fittings for a better quality of living is very important to us. Julius Blum began his journey – and thus our journey – in 1952 with the production of studs for horse shoes. Today, we supply innovative fittings to customers in over 120 countries. We are a family business specialising mainly in the manufacture and sale of lif t, hinge, pull-out and pocket systems for furniture. To make life easier for our customers, we also supply appropriate assembly devices and What drives us services to support the marketing, purchasing, manu- facturing and installation of our products. The Julius Blum Group has eight plants in Vorarlberg, Austria, as well as production sites in Poland, Brazil, China and the USA , and 33 subsidiaries and representative offices around the world. Blum employs 9400 people all over the world, 7000 of whom are based at its Head Office in Vorarlberg. As of 1 July 2022 97 % 33 > 120 8 9.400