Key figures - employees

  2020 2018 2016
       
Total number of employees (as at 31 December) 391 694 633
       
Number of full-time equivalents (as at 31 December) 1 360 647 589
       
Employees by area    
Administration and Marketing/Sales 80 158 120
Laboratory and Development 69 91 94
Production 170 362 343
Supply Chain and Technology 72 83 76
       
Employees by location    
Hochdorf 187 217 212
Sulgen  179 203 166
Welschenrohr, Bimbosan AG 23 23
Zittau, Zifru Trockenprodukte GmbH 2 29
       
Apprentices  18 38 31
       
Total share of women 29% 38% 32%
       
Share of women in middle and senior-level management 19% 20% 22%
       
Staff turnover 2 10.2% 7.8% 5.8%
       
Sickness rate, in % of all working days  3.5% 3.7% 4.7%
       
Accident rate, in % of all working days 0.4% 0.4% 0.5%
  1. Apprentices are counted in 2019 as 0.50 full-time equivalent and in 2020 as full-time equivalent
  2. Voluntary departures in relation to the average number of employees per year