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LEONARDO DA VINCI AWARD 2018 –
A GREAT HONOR

Heroldsberg, June 2018. In June 2018, Schwan-STABILO received the renowned international “Prix Leonardo da Vinci”. Schwan-STABILO was commended as a “particularly innovative, value-oriented and sustainably managed family company” at a ceremony in the Deutsches Museum in Munich. Founded in 1865, the company is fully owned by the Schwanhäußer family and presently managed by its 5th generation. The prize was awarded by “Les Hénokiens”, an international association of bicentenary family companies from all over the world. Sebastian Schwanhäußer accepted the prize during a top-class ceremony held at the Deutsches Museum in Munich.

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AKADEMIKA 2018:
BE SUCCESSFUL IN THE
WORLD OF WORK 4.0

Heroldsberg, May 2018. On 8 and 9 May, the Schwan-STABILO group will be at akademika, Southern Germany’s most important job fair, looking for talented applicants for two of their three business areas. Teams from Schwan Cosmetics and STABILO International, the market leaders for cosmetic pencils and writing instruments, will be at their booths waiting to talk to students, graduates and young professionals about career opportunities. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about entry schemes, new careers and offers promoting the compatibility of family and work at the family firm. Although the two company areas each have a different focus, successful work in times of digitalisation and the world of work 4.0 is only possible for those ready to think outside of the box – which is the reason for the unanimous message from recruiters and specialists.

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PRESS BRIEFING ON ANNUAL RESULTS 2017: GLOBAL MEGATRENDS AS A COMPASS

Heroldsberg, October 2017. The Schwan-STABILO Group is resolutely driving the transition towards the future. “We have to keep asking ourselves what we can offer the world of tomorrow,” said executive shareholder Sebastian Schwanhäusser at today’s announcement of the balance sheet figures for the 2016/2017 fiscal year (ended 30 June 2017). The company, now in its fifth generation of family ownership, generated 713.5 million euros total turnover between its three divisions, Cosmetics, Writing Instruments and Outdoor. Cosmetics generated 364.7 million euros (previous year: 364.3 million euros), STABILO achieved 184.4 million euros (previous year: 185.2 million euros) and the Outdoor subgroup contributed 164.2 million euros (previous year: 157.1 million euros).

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PRESS BRIEFING ON ANNUAL RESULTS: THE MOST SUCCESSFUL YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

Heroldsberg, Germany, October 2016. In the 2015/16 fiscal year (ended 30 June), the Schwan-STABILO Group, which has now been in the family for five generations, generated the highest turnover in over 160 years of the company’s history. Turnover rose by more than 100 million to 706.7 million euros, a year-on-year increase of 18 per cent. For the first time, all three subgroups contributed to the overall result with strong growth. The company has consistently diversified in its areas of business and is represented worldwide by sites in 22 countries. That is how it has thus far been possible to grow continuously, year for year, relatively independently of political and economical conditions.

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