The EMS Group is active worldwide in the business areas High Performance Polymers and Specialty Chemicals. The companies within the group are consolidated in the EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG domiciled in Domat/Ems. The EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG is the only listed company (SIX Swiss Exchange, securities number 1.644.035).
The business area High Performance Polymers is comprised of EMS-GRIVORY and EMS-EFTEC. EMS-GRIVORY is the leading specialised manufacturer of high-performance polyamides and the supplier with the widest range of polyamide materials. EMS-GRIVORY is made up of the three Business Units EMS-GRIVORY Europe, EMS-GRIVORY America and EMS-GRIVORY Asia. EMS-EFTEC is represented under the name EFTEC as leading supplier worldwide for adhesives, sealants and coatings including application engineering systems for the automotive industry.
The business area Specialty Chemicals is made up of the Business Units EMS-GRILTECH and EMS-PATVAG. EMS-GRILTECH is specialized in the development and production of fibres, fusible adhesives and adhesive yarn for technical and textile applications, adhesion promoters for the tyre industry, powder coatings and reactive diluents. EMS-PATVAG specialises in ignitors for airbag gas generators.
EMS‘ company strategy is based on the following focus points:
EMS has 26 production sites in 16 different countries and is represented throughout the world with company owned sales companies or by distributors/traders.
As of December 2013, the EMS Group has 2,670 employees worldwide with 132 apprentices based in Switzerland.
|Net sales revenue (million CHF)||1,885|
|Net operating income/EBIT (million CHF)||369|
|Net financial income (million CHF)||16|
|Net income (million CHF)||324|
|Cash flow (million CHF)||379|
|Cash flow margin||20.1%|
|Balance sheet total (million CHF)||1,738|
|Balance sheet equity ratio||68.2%|
Dr Conrad Gericke
Phone +41 44 915 70 00
Phone +41 44 921 01 31
The Board of Directors is made up of the following members:
Members of Senior Management: