About us

Innovating Together

We are inspired by technology and innovation. For us, striving together for solutions that support global sustainability is both our motivation as well as our concept for success. We live “Innovating Together” across Business Groups and world regions. This enables us to provide our customers with solutions and answers to tomorrow’s questions, today.

Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with its partners, customers and research institutions, the Freudenberg Group develops leading-edge technologies and excellent products and services for more than 30 markets and for thousands of applications: seals, vibration control components, nonwovens, filters, specialty chemicals, medical products, IT services and the most modern cleaning products.

Strength of innovation, strong customer orientation, diversity, and team spirit are the cornerstones of the Group. The 169-year-old company holds strong to its core values: a commitment to excellence, reliability and pro-active, responsible action.

In 2017, the Freudenberg Group employed approximately 48,000 people in some 60 countries worldwide and generated sales of more than €9.3 billion.

Key Figures

The figures are taken from the latest annual report.​

Key Figures


Freudenberg Group  
Sales (euro million) 9,346
Consolidated profit 700.1
Workforce (as at Dec. 31) 47,653
Business Areas
Sales (euro million)
Seals and Vibration Control Technology* 5,412.5
Nonwovens and Filtration* 1,909.4
Household Products* 938.4
Specialties and Others* 1,342.3
Workforce (as at Dec. 31)  
Seals and Vibration Control Technology 31,686
Nonwovens and Filtration 8,175
Household Products 3,030
Specialties and Others 4,762
* Including intra-company sales