FROM CARPET MANUFACTURER TO INTERNATIONAL GROUP

Vorwerk & Co. KG  was founded in Wuppertal in 1883 as a carpet factory. During the 130 years Vorwerk has grown into a highly diversified, global corporate group.vorwerk

DIRECT SELLING OF HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS

Since 1930, Vorwerk’s core business has been the direct selling of high-quality products. The Vorwerk product range includes household appliances (the Kobold vacuum cleaner and the Thermomix® kitchen appliance) and the first-class JAFRA cosmetics. The akf banking group, the Vorwerk carpet factories and the HECTAS Group as an associate company all belong to the Vorwerk entrepreneurial family. Superior products and a special customer approach are something all divisions have in common, and what makes Vorwerk so special.

VORWERK AS EMPLOYER

Vorwerk provides jobs for 622,858 people worldwide, of whom 36,988 work as sales consultants and representatives in the household appliances  segment, 573,528 as JAFRA Cosmetics consultants, and 12,342 as employees. Vorwerk generated a business volume totaling more than 2,8 billion euros in  2012 and operates in 70 countries.

More information about Vorwerk can be found on www.vorwerk.com.

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