About us

About us

GEA is one of the largest suppliers for food processing technology and of related industries. The global group specializes in machinery, plants, as well as process technology and components. GEA provides sustainable solutions for sophisticated production processes in diverse end-user markets and offers a comprehensive service portfolio.

GEA in numbers

Fiscal year 2020

Order intake

Order intake

4,703 million




4,635 million
Operating EBITDA

EBITDA before restructuring measures

532 million
Operating EBITDA margin

EBITDA margin (before restructuring measures)

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Our industries – 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 industries.



Approximately every third chicken nugget is produced using GEA technology


Approximately every third process line for instant coffee was installed by GEA

Dairy farming & processing

Roughly one quarter of processed milk comes from GEA production systems


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

Pharma & healthcare

Roughly every fourth liter of human blood for making plasma-derived products is processed using GEA equipment


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

Refrigeration & heating

Each industry we serve utilizes industrial refrigeration technology from GEA
Ship container


Roughly every second container ship in the world sails with GEA marine equipment on board

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