BLANCO, based in Oberderdingen in the German federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, is one of the world’s leading providers of high quality sinks and mixer taps for domestic kitchens. Germany’s largest sink company offers a comprehensive range of products and innovations, including practical waste systems and carefully matched accessories.
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Total sales increased to € 379 million / Strong international growth / Foreign share of sales increased to 66% / Granite sinks and mixer taps are drivers of growth once again / Around 100 jobs created worldwide / Named as one of Germany’s best employers once more
The new sensor mixer tap by the sink and mixer tap specialist Blanco was presented with a top-class design award from the German Design Council shortly after it was launched on the market. Having received the "Iconic Awards: Innovative Interior 2018", the premium mixer tap now belongs to the exclusive circle of the "Best of Best". "With its sensor-controlled, contactless control, Solenta-S Senso offers maximum ease of use in the contemporary kitchen," was the verdict of the six-strong jury.
An era is ending for the sink and mixer tap specialist Blanco: after over 23 years on the Management Board, the last eight as its Chairman, a formal ceremony took place on 12 December 2017 to mark the retirement of Achim Schreiber. At this event, the long-term head of Blanco passed the symbolic baton on to his successor Frank Gfrörer, who will take over as Chairman of the Management Board on 1 January 2018.
Achim Schreiber, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, is moving to the supervisory board / A three-month transitional phase will ensure a seamless change at the top of the company / Successor Frank Gfroerer has a great deal of experience in the world of kitchens / Blanco is one of the world’s leading manufac-turers of sinks and kitchen faucets
Another increase in turnover to €361 million / World market leadership in composite granite sinks expands / Top positioning in the German market for kitchen mixer taps once again strengthened / Investment remains focused on growth