Our Business at a Glance

Fast Facts
  • Approximately 25,000 employees
  • Net sales of $7.6 billion (2012)
  • Operations in 62 countries with distribution reaching 175 countries
  • 145 manufacturing facilities
  • 56 Labs/Research Facilities
  • More than 500 scientists and engineers
  • More than 1000 equipment and application experts
  • 4,600 patents
  • More than 9000 trademarks

Over the years, our focus on “protection” has broadened to where today our business is addressing three global trends that all tie together under “protection”.

  • Global concern for food safety, food waste and access to convenient, healthy meals
  • More people working in office settings, global travel and greater public awareness and regulatory requirements on safe and hygienic environments
  • Expansion of global supply chains and e-commerce channels

Our Purpose:

We protect what’s important - helping people live healthier, eat better and ship products safely around the world. We strive to be the global leaders in food safety & security, facility hygiene and product protection.

How We Are Successful:

Create measurable value for our customer at their facility and downstream.

The Strengths We Leverage

  • Customer Focus
  • Cash Generation
  • Inventive Culture
  • Global Supply Chain
  • People Development
  • Sustainable and Safety Leadership

We are now an $7.6 billion company with approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries.