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Our employees – the basis of our success

Our employees are the FUCHS Group's most important resource. The knowledge, experiences and commitment of each individual staff member ensure successful business operations, innovative product solutions and satisfied customers.

The size and organizational structure of our company allow short communication and decision-making paths and thereby unbureaucratic cooperation between various specialist areas all over the world. For our employees this means a varied range of tasks and a wide range of possibilities to contribute their own ideas and develop both professionally and personally.

Overall workforce

The FUCHS Group had 5,446 employees as at December 31, 2018, 124 of whom as trainees (5,190 with 130 trainees). The total workforce therefore increased by 256 or 5% year-on-year.

Regional workforce structure

  • 3,812 people or 70% of the staff were employed abroad,
  • 1,634 people or 30% of the staff were employed in Germany.

Functional workforce structure

  • 43% of the total workforce is employed in Marketing and Sales,
  • 10% in Research and Development,
  • 15% in Administration,
  • 32% in Production.


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