We are Zeppelin: Here come some current facts and figures you should definitely know about the Zeppelin Group! Today, with more than 220 sites, we are active in 43 countries and regions around the world. With the takeover of service and distribution activities for Caterpillar products in some northern European territories at the end of 2019, our workforce grew to around 10,000 employees. We work together in a management holding company, six strategic business units and a strategic management center called Zeppelin Digit. Our strategic business units are:
- Construction Equipment Central Europe
- Construction Equipment Nordics
- Construction Equipment Eurasia
- Power Systems
- Plant Engineering
Zeppelin GmbH is the Group holding company. It is legally domiciled in Friedrichshafen and has its head office in Garching near Munich. The Zeppelin Group is a foundation-owned company. Its roots can be traced back to the establishment of the Zeppelin Foundation by Count Zeppelin in 1908 (see link at the bottom of this article).
A great Group – great results
The Zeppelin Group finished the 2019 financial year having achieved the highest revenue and the highest net profit in its 70-year history!
Here are the key figures at a glance:
The miracle of Echterdingen – or how the Zeppelin Foundation was formed