Facts and Figures
The STIHL Group achieved a record turnover of EUR 2.98 billion in 2014 in spite of international crises and the unfavorable effects of foreign exchange rates. Compared to the previous year, growth was 5.9 percent and would have been as high as 8.9 percent had it not been for the changes in foreign exchange rates. Countries outside Germany accounted for 89.4 percent of worldwide turnover. The number of employees in the Group increased by 3.3 percent to 14,297. The equity ratio is 70 percent, and liquidity is high. As in previous years, all investments in the Group were equity-financed.