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Solutions from the world's largest independent lubricant manufacturer

FUCHS is a global Group with German roots that has developed, produced and sold lubricants and related specialties for more than 85 years – for virtually all areas of application and sectors. With 62 companies and more than 5,600 employees worldwide, the FUCHS Group is the leading independent supplier of lubricants.

The FUCHS product program comprises more than 10,000 products and related services in six key categories:

•  Automotive Lubricants

•  Industrial Lubricants

•  Lubricating Greases

•  Metal Processing Lubricants

•  Special Application Lubricants

•  Services

FUCHS has more than 100,000 customers from the following industries: automotive suppliers, OEM, mining and exploration, metalworking, agriculture and forestry, aerospace, power generation, mechanical engineering, construction and transport, steel, metal and cement industries, food, glass production, casting, forging industry and many others.

In close contact with its customers, FUCHS develops holistic, innovative and custom-made solutions for the most diverse applications. As a lubricant manufacturer, FUCHS stands for performance and sustainability, safety, reliability, efficiency and cost savings. FUCHS represents a promise: technology that pays back.


Customer proximity - made in Germany

Across Germany, a team of more than 950 specialists works to guarantee the satisfaction of our customers. Whatever their requirements, FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE has the ideal lubricant for their specific applications and processes. In our technology center we link interdisciplinary expertise in a quick and efficient way – and work on innovative lubricant solutions to meet the demands of today and tomorrow every single day.

Lubricants from FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH stand for performance and sustainability, for safety and reliability, for efficiency and cost savings. They represent a promise: technology that pays back.
Further more FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE as a first fill specialist, is the leading lubricants partner for auto manufacturer.
Besides our more than 85 year industry expertise, we ensure individual and fast support and service.
Get to know more good reasons for FUCHS lubricants.


Year of foundation1931
Number & location of factoriesMannheim, Wedel, Kiel
AddressGermany, 68169 Mannheim, Friesenheimer Straße 19
IndustriesR&D, production and sales of automotive lubricants, metalworking lubricants, corrosion preventives, industrial cleaners, industrial oils and greases
Executive boardStefan Knapp (chairman), Jörg Vogel and Kay-Peter Wagner
No. of local employeesmore than 950
CertificatesIATF 16949, ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001, ISO 50001

Specified targets for the proportion of women in management positions at FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH

Against the backdrop of legislation for the equal participation of women and men in management positions in private industry and in the public sector, relevant management levels, targets and target dates for the promotion of women have been discussed intensively at FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH and targets for the percentage of women in various management levels specified. In parallel to the specification of these targets, deadlines for their attainment are to be determined, which must not exceed five years. If the proportion of women is below 30% at the time at which the specifications are made by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, the targets must not fall below the proportion that has already been achieved. The targets initially had to be specified by September 30, 2015, giving a deadline of until June 30, 2017 at the latest.

The Management Board of FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH has defined the first two management levels below the Management Board as follows:

(1)  The first management level mainly comprises the managers immediately below the Management Board with responsibility for staff

(2)  The second management level comprises persons who report directly to the members of the first management level

At 0%, the proportion of women in the Management Board of FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH in April 2017 corresponded with the target set in 2015 of 0%. The proportion of women in the Supervisory Board of FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH was 33% in April 2017.

The target specified in 2015 for the proportion of women in the first management level below the Management Board (to maintain a proportion of women of 19%) was just missed at 18% (April 2017). The target specified in 2015 for the proportion of women in the second management level below the Management Board (to maintain a proportion of women of 15%) was not achieved at 14% (April 2017).

Based on the status quo and ahead of schedule, the Supervisory Board and Management Board of FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE GMBH defined the following new targets for the proportion of women in the Management Board, in the Supervisory Board and in the two management levels below the Management Board in April 2017, each of which is to be attained by December 31, 2021:

•  Supervisory Board 33%

•  Management Board 0%

•  First management level 18%

•  Second management level 14%


Friesenheimer Straße 19
68169 Mannheim/Germany
Phone: +49 621 3701-0
Fax: +49 621 3701-7000
E-mail: zentrale-fs@fuchs.com

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