27 Jun 2021 | WILO OPENS NEW ASSEMBLY PLANT IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
STRENGHTENING “REGION-FOR-REGION” APPROACH IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
As one of the world's most important growth regions, Southeast Asia offers a huge expansion potential for the Wilo Group, not only for the Building Services market, but also for the Water Management and Industry sector.
20 Jun 2021 | WILO WINS GERMAN BRAND AWARD FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST RECEIVES RECOGNITION FOR ITS ANNUAL REPORT AND WORKWEAR
For the sixth year running, Wilo has received the renowned German Brand Award – and this time, it’s done it twice. The company won the “Brand Behaviour” category for the 2019 Annual Report and “Excellence in Brand Strategy and Creation” for the innovative Wilo work clothing created with Puma Workwear.
22 Apr 2021 | WILO CONTINUES ITS PROFITABLE GROWTH COURSE
FINANCIAL YEAR 2020: FREE CASH FLOW HAS MORE THAN TREBLED
In the financial year 2020, the Wilo Group has managed to achieve a currency-adjusted sales growth of 1.8 percent despite the difficult conditions caused by the pandemic and the economy. Sales revenues amounted to approx. 1.5 billion euros.
11 Apr 2021 | WILO OFFERS EMPLOYEES FREE SELF-TEST KITS
A SHINING EXAMPLE OF CORPORATE COMMITMENT
Dortmund. As part of its own duty of care, the Wilo Group is offering all employees at its German sites the opportunity to take free voluntary coronavirus self-tests. With this initiative, as well as caring for the health of its employees, the technology specialist is also making an important contribution to society as a whole.
17 Mar 2021 | WILO ACHIEVES CLIMATE NEUTRALITY AND RECEIVES LEED GOLD AND DGNB GOLD CERTIFICATION
SUSTAINABLE MILESTONES AT THE NEWLY BUILT “WILOPARK” HEADQUARTERS IN DORTMUND.
The Wilo Group is celebrating three sustainable milestones this week: The successful completion of the TüV certification as a “climate-neutral company in Dortmund”, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification award from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Gold certification of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB), both for the "Pioneer Cube" administration office building.
4 Feb 2021 | WILOPARK: SYSTEMICALLY RELEVANT, SUSTAINABLE AND DIGITAL
DIGITAL EVENT TO MARK THE OPENING OF THE NEW HEADQUARTERS WITH OVER 1,500 GUESTS FROM BUSINESS AND POLITICS INVITED
On 4 February 2021, the Wilo Group invited to celebrate the opening of its new headquarters in Dortmund, the Wilopark. Over 1,500 high-ranking international guests from the world of business and politics as well as Wilo employees took part in the digital (due to coronavirus pandemic) event.
7 Jan 2021 | “MATI, MATI”: SUSTAINABLE AND RELIABLE WATER SUPPLY FOR 6,000 PEOPLE EVERY DAY
In Pembane, Mozambique, the prolonged drought forces the inhabitants to walk for miles to obtain clean water. Still, more than half of the rural population in the East African country has no or limited access to the precious resource.
6 Jan 2021 | SUPERVISORY BOARD EXTENDS OLIVER HERMES’ TERM AS PRESIDENT AND CEO EARLIER THAN PLANNED
The WILO SE Supervisory Board has renewed ahead of schedule the appointment of the incumbent President and CEO Oliver Hermes for a further six years until 31 December 2026.
8 Dec 2020 | WILO WINS GERMAN SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
AN AWARD FOR COMPANIES THAT DRIVE CHANGE DESPITE TIMES OF CRISIS
The Dortmund-based technology specialist WILO SE has been awarded the renowned German Sustainability Award (Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis, DNP) in the “Climate” transformation field. The German Sustainability Award honours companies for which sustainability is part of their business model. “We are proud that an industrial company has been recognised as a climate protection pioneer. This is a strong signal and is proof that we are a climate protection company”, says Oliver Hermes, President & CEO of the Wilo Group.
9 Nov 2020 | WILO PARTICIPATES IN BUSINESS INNOVATION PLATFORM
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATIVE FUTURE STRATEGIES AS THE MAIN TOPICS
8 Oct 2020 | EUROPEAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WEEK: WILO WANTS TO RAISE AWARENESS AND ENCOURAGE DIALOGUE
CROSS-BORDER INITIATIVE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER IN TIMES OF CORONA PANDEMIC
From 21 to 25 September 2020, the Wilo Group is participating in the European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW), an initiative that aims to increase awareness of the need for sustainable action. The European Sustainable Development Week takes place once a year and was initiated by Austria together with Germany and France.
3 Sep 2020 | Wilo goes beyond the obvious – Global, digital top management meeting at Wilo
Wilo’s top management connected worldwide for annual management conference in real time
As every year, the Executive Board of the Wilo Group invites to an international top management meeting. For the first time in Wilo’s history, this is taking place as a hybrid event due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2 Sep 2020 | Wilo at the IFAT impact Business Summit
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27 Aug 2020 | Wilo selected as one of “50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders” worldwide
Global initiative of the United Nations and Bloomberg on sustainability and climate protection
The Wilo Group has been selected this year to participate together with 49 other worldwide operating companies in the global sustainability and climate protection initiative called "50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders" of the United Nations and Bloomberg.
25 Aug 2020 | Wilo as a digital pioneer is already top of the class in the industry
Wilo plant in Laval, France, awarded as “Industry of the Future” by “Alliance Industrie du Futur” (AIF)In the context of climate change and increasing global competitiveness, industrial companies need to adapt their product portfolio and product processes to binding energy regulations. In addition, the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the trend towards and necessity for an intelligently networked production.
6 Jul 2020 | Investing in Europe’s future
Handelsblatt newspaper features guest contribution by Oliver Hermes
The coronavirus pandemic represents a performance test for Europe in particular. European solidarity is currently being subjected to a litmus test not just in terms of health, but also with regard to economic questions.
25 Jun 2020 | New Wilo BIM-portal online
DrivingDigital transformation has been part of our everyday lives for some time now. In addition to processes and products, services are also moving into the virtual space with increasing frequency, in the construction industry, too. Wilo, the Dortmund-based technology specialist, is now going online with its new Building Information Modelling (BIM) Portal, in order to virtually design projects in building services and water management.
23 Jun 2020 | The Team German Men’s Eight is picking up speed again!
The outbreak of the corona pandemic also hit Team German Men’s Eight hard this year. Not only were the Tokyo Olympic Games planned for this year postponed to 2021, the European Championship and numerous World Cups could not take place as planned.
5 Jun 2020 | Wilo publishes its Sustainability Report 2019: solution-oriented results and ambitious targets
Despite the coronavirus crisis, climate change remains one of the greatest challenges of our time
4 May 2020 | Wilo moves IFAT appearance into digital space
First company in the pump industry with virtual exhibition stand online
Despite the cancellation of the world's leading trade fair IFAT in Munich due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Dortmund technology specialist Wilo is seeking close dialogue with customers and partners. As the first company in the industry, the manufacturer of pump and pump system solutions has put a virtual trade fair stand for IFAT 2020 online, presenting this year’s innovations and highlight products and thus inviting to a dialogue based on partnership.
8 Apr 2020 | 60 Per Cent Growth in a Decade
2019: All-time high for EBITDA, cash flow more than doubled
The Wilo Group looks back at a successful financial year 2019 and records its tenth successive year of record sales. Sales revenues stood at 1.48 billion euros last year, an increase of one per cent over 2018.
5 Apr 2020 | A Letter to our Valued Partners and Friends - Wilo Stays Connected
30 Mar 2020 | Members of the Wilo Executive Board forego 50 % of their salary
The coronavirus pandemic shows that although there are hundreds of states and thousands of regions, there is just one single society. Which is why the President & CEO of the Wilo Group, Oliver Hermes, is calling for everyone within the Group to show great discipline, objectivity and humility when dealing with the coronavirus crisis, but above all to display helpfulness and warmth. In the spirit of solidarity, members of the WILO SE Executive Board have decided to forego 50 % of their variable salary this year.
19 Mar 2020 | People's health always comes first.
The corona virus continues to have a tight grip on the world. In Europe, too, this crisis is turning our private and professional lives upside down.
It is indisputable that with each new day and new regulations and countermeasures, uncertainty and thus the burden on the global economy continues to increase.
2 Mar 2020 | Borussia Dortmund and Wilo extend their partnership to 2024
The technology specialist based in Dortmund will continue to be Borussia Dortmund’s Champion Partner
13 Feb 2020 | Oliver Hermes as guest of Chancellor Merkel
Last week, Oliver Hermes, President and CEO of the Wilo Group, was a guest of Chancellor Merkel in Berlin for a four-eye discussion.
22 Jan 2020 | Green efficiency in Dublin’s Central Bank
High performance, long-lasting sustainability and energy efficiency: the Central Bank campus in Dublin unites these three aspects. Located in North Wall Quay in Dublin Ireland, the modern building provides a state-of-the-art workplace, facilitating open communication and promoting teamwork at every level. Germany-based technology expert Wilo has equipped the new campus with green pumps, and thus contributes to the building’s environmental efficiency.
5 Dec 2019 | Wilo acquires US pump manufacturer American-Marsh Pumps
WILO USA LLC, a subsidiary of WILO SE, through its newly-established subsidiary, American-Marsh Pumps LLC., has acquired the assets of US manufacturer J-Line Pump Co. d/b/a American-Marsh Pumps. Headquartered in Collierville, Tennessee, American-Marsh Pumps currently employs 55 people.
2 Oct 2019 | Oliver Hermes is the new chairman of the German Eastern Business Association
Leadership change at the top of the largest regional initiative of the German economy
Stuttgart. Oliver Hermes (48) is taking on leadership of the German Eastern Business Association (OAOEV) with immediate effect. The CEO of the Dortmund-based Wilo Group was unanimously voted into the association’s Executive Board in Stuttgart, Germany on 23 September. Following this, he was immediately named Wolfgang Büchele’s successor by the OAOEV steering committee.
12 Aug 2019 | The Key to the future
Ceremonial key handover for the Smart Factory at the WiloPark Dortmund
Dortmund. The key to the Smart Factory of the Wilo Group, Dortmund-based manufacturer of pumps and pump system solutions, was symbolically handed over on August 8th 2019 during the opening ceremony. After a construction period of 36 months, the move to the ultra-modern production facility has now begun, and the new, digitalized factory will start operations in October.
22 Jul 2019 | Backpack Drive: Run for a cause!
Running for a reason motivates us and provides more worth.
2 Jul 2019 | Wilo among the most innovative companies in Germany
Top 100 seals of approval in the category "Innovative Processes/Organisation”
19 Jun 2019 | Oliver Hermes meets with newly elected President of Ukraine
First visit to Berlin: President Volodymyr Zelensky in dialogue with German business representatives
5 Feb 2019 | Wilo: Record revenue for the ninth consecutive year
Dortmund. The Wilo Group has once again completed a successful financial year. The turnover for 2018 exceeded that of the previous year for the ninth time in a row, and showed a strong 6.2 % increase to €1.46 billion after currency adjustment. “In the face of all geopolitical challenges, we have managed to remain on a growth course through consistent implementation of our digital transformation, the expansion of our multilateral partnerships and networks, and an intensified globalisation strategy”, explained Oliver Hermes, CEO of WILO SE. In particular, Wilo recorded excellent growth in Korea, India, and the Near and Middle East, as well as in Eastern Europe – especially Poland. “We are strategically set up for the long-term and are well-positioned in economic terms, giving us plenty of reasons to have an optimistic view of the future”, concluded Mr Hermes. The operating profit (EBIT) of €91.9 million remained below that of the previous year due to investment in the digital transformation, strongly-increased raw material prices, and costs related to future-proofing reorganisation measures.
4 Feb 2019 | Wilo: Record revenue for the ninth consecutive year
Dortmund. The Wilo Group has once again completed a successful financial year. The turnover for 2018 exceeded that of the previous year for the ninth time in a row, and showed a strong 6.2 % increase to €1.46 billion after currency adjustment. “In the face of all geopolitical challenges, we have managed to remain on a growth course through consistent implementation of our digital transformation, the expansion of our multilateral partnerships and networks, and an intensified globalisation strategy”, explained Oliver Hermes, CEO of WILO SE