About us

About us

GEA is one of the largest technology suppliers for food processing and a wide range of other industries. The global group focuses on technologies, components and sustainable solutions for sophisticated production processes in diverse end-user markets. The group generates around 70 percent of its revenue in the food and beverage sector, which enjoys long-term sustainable growth.

GEA in numbers

Fiscal year 2017

Order intake

Order intake

4,751 million
Employees

Employees

17,863
Revenue

Revenue

4,605 million
Operating EBITDA

Operating EBITDA

564 million
Operating EBITDA margin

Operating EBITDA margin

12.2%
Earnings per share

Earnings per share

1.31

Our applications – in touch with GEA every day

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and we build strong partnerships with them. We provide individual and sustainable solutions for a wide range of customer-specific applications.

Nuggets

Food

Every third chicken nugget is produced using GEA technology.
Coffee

Food

Approx. every third process line for instant coffee was installed by GEA.
Beer

Beverage

Approx. every second liter of beer is brewed with the aid of systems and process solutions from GEA.
Blood plasma

Pharma

Every fourth liter of human blood for making plasma-derived products is processed using GEA equipment.
Polymer

Chemical

More than one third of all polymer producers are using GEA drying technology.
Refrigeration technology

Utilities

Every second container ship in the world sails with GEA marine equipment on board.
Ship container

Marine

Each industry we serve utilizes industrial refrigeration technology from GEA.

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Why work for GEA?

Here are five reasons why you should work for GEA. Ultimately, of course, the decision is entirely yours. Will you take that next step and meet with us?

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We’re contributing to a better world

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We take a customer view

Find out how GEA lives ‘Engineering for a better world’ every day to find solutions for customers and consumers.

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