GEA Group

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GEA Group AG
Traded as FWBG1A
Founded 1881; 136 years ago (1881)
Headquarters Düsseldorf, Germany
Key people
Jürg Oleas (CEO and chairman of the supervisory board), Dr. Helmut Perlet[1]
Revenue €4,599 million[2]
€4,590 million[2]
Number of employees

GEA Group AG (Gesellschaft für Entstaubungsanlagen; from 2000 to 2005: mg technologies AG, before 2000: Metallgesellschaft), headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a large system provider for food and energy processes. Revenue in 2015 was about EUR 4.6 billion.[2]

The company focuses on process technology and components for production processes in various end markets. The group generates about 70% of its revenue from the long-term growing food and energy industries.

The company's workforce comprised about 17,500 employees worldwide as of 31 December 2015.[2]

The company is listed in the MDAX index (G1A, WKN 660200).


  • Beverage
  • Chemical
  • Dairy Farming
  • Dairy Processing
  • Food
  • Leisure & Sport
  • Marine
  • Pharma
  • Transportation
  • Utilities




  1. ^ "Supervisory Board". 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Annual Report 2015" (PDF). p. 5. 

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