As an industrial engineering group, Fives designs and supplies process equipment, production lines and turnkey plants for the world’s largest industrial groups in the aluminium, steel, glass, automotive & logistics, cement, energy and sugar sectors.
Located in nearly thirty countries and with more than 6,521 employees across six continents, the Group is known for its technological expertise and competence in executing large-scale international projects. The Group’s know-how and solid field experience allow it to manage projects as a whole while respecting deadlines and fulfilling performance commitments.
The effectiveness of its R&D programs enables Fives to design forward-thinking industrial solutions that anticipate client needs in terms of profitability, safety and compliance with environmental standards.
This strategy is also supported by a human resources policy putting people first, which promotes initiative-taking, technical excellence and team spirit.
Only innovative solutions will allow future industrial growth that is both sustainable and profitable. Since its inception,
the Fives’ teams have been able to provide new industrial solutions with a pioneering approach to address these challenges.
FIVES IN 2012
A network of more than 80 affiliates and representative offices in nearly 30 countries
€ 1,324 million of order intake of which close to 50 % is in emerging countries
€ 245 million of shareholders' equity
€ 1,508 million of sales
€ 266 million of closing net cash position
More than 1,200 people recruited in 2012
6,521 employees (consolidation scope at Dec. 31 2012)
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