About the Wurth Group

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World Market Leader in Assembly and Fastening Materials


The Würth Group is a world market leader in its core business, assembly and fastening materials, and is currently made up of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries, including New Zealand. The Würth Group has over 71,000 employees on its payroll, of which over 30,000 are sales representatives. Würth New Zealand alone employs over 190 people - 145 of them in our sales force scattered across the country - and counting.

In its core business, the Würth Line, the product range for craft and industry comprises over 125,000 products, from screws, bolts, anchors and tools, to high-quality chemical & technical products and personal protection equipment. The Allied Companies of the Würth Group, which either operate in business areas adjacent to the core business or diversified business areas, round off the range by offering products for DIY stores, material for electrical installations, electronic components (e.g. circuit boards) as well as financial services..

We are a Family Business

Wurth is a family business that was founded by Adolf Würth in 1945. Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth, today’s Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Würth Group’s Family Trusts, took over the business at the age of 19 after his father had passed away and developed it further in the following years. Starting from the early years of the company in post-war Germany, he turned the former two-man business into a worldwide operating trading group.

Over 3 million customers all over the world trust in Würth today. The human touch, a very strong focus on customer satisfaction, and a very special corporate philosophy are the driving forces of the long-standing success enjoyed by the Würth Group.

Our Philosophy

The Würth name stands for high product quality and excellent service. Our unique corporate philosophy and shared values dictate our daily activities which underlie the company’s longstanding success, be it in Germany, the birthplace of the Würth company, or in any of its more than 400 companies all over the globe.

Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth set the tone for the Würth Group’s clear business objectives:

  • Strong Brand Policy
  • Future-Oriented Product Strategy
  • Customer Relationship Development
  • Clear Quality Offensive
  • Visionary Mindset
  • Strong Corporate Culture

Bettina Wurth, Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Reinhold Würth’s daughter and Chairwoman of the Advisory Board, together with the members of the Central Managing Board, ensure that these values are followed closely in every Würth company and developed further.