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					                                   GROHE AG - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCPG29732SA                                                                                         Publication Date: NOV 2012

          Feldmuhleplatz 15                                  Phone             +49 211 91303000                 Revenue         1,165 (million EUR)
          Dusseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen                    Fax               +49 211 91303031                 Net Profit      NA
          40545                                              Website           www.grohe.com                    Employees       8,700 (Estimated)
                                                                                                                                Consumer         Packaged
          Germany                                            Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                                                                Goods

       Company Overview
       Grohe AG (Grohe) is involves in the production and distribution of sanitary fittings. The company provides medium and high-end
       bathroom and kitchen water management systems; and related digital systems. Grohe's key products include bathroom faucets,
       hand-held and wall-mounted showerheads, shower bars, thermostatic faucets and valves, mechanical and electronic flushing
       systems and others. It markets entire product range under a single brand name Grohe.The company offers its products to both
       household and commercial segments. The company undertakes manufacturing from its six production plants located in Germany,
       Canada, Thailand and Portugal.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     GROHE AG, SWOT Analysis
         David J. Haines                   Chairman                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Dr. Marco Panichi                 Chief Financial Officer
                                                                                   Advanced Technology                  Imposition of EU Fine
         Michael Rauterkus                 Director                                Utilization
         Dr. Ulrike Heuser-Greipl          Senior Vice           President,
                                                                                   Strong Foothold in the Market
                                           Public    &             Investor
                                           Relations
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                   Opportunities                        Threats
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Demand for Plumbing Fixtures Global economic scenario
        Key Competitors                                                            and Fittings
                                                                                                                Volatility in Raw Material Prices
         Kohler Co.                                                                Launch of New Products
         BBT Thermotechnik GmbH
         Masco Corporation                                                        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData

         Bradley Corporation
        Gerber Plumbing Fixtures LLC
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       GROHE AG - Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................................................... 4
       GROHE AG - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................................ 5
       GROHE AG - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................................................................... 6
       GROHE AG - Major Products and Services ....................................................................................................................................... 7
       GROHE AG - History .......................................................................................................................................................................... 8
       GROHE AG - Locations And Subsidiaries .......................................................................................................................................... 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       GROHE AG - Business Description ................................................................................................................................................. 12
       GROHE AG - SWOT Analysis .......................................................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          GROHE AG - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Advanced Technology Utilization.............................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market .................................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Healthy Sales Growth ............................................................................................................................................... 13
          GROHE AG - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Imposition of EU Fine ............................................................................................................................................ 13
          GROHE AG - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Demand for Plumbing Fixtures and Fittings ......................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Launch of New Products...................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Business Expansion ............................................................................................................................................ 14
          GROHE AG - Threats ................................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Global economic scenario............................................................................................................................................ 14
             Threat - Volatility in Raw Material Prices ................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Product Liability Claims ............................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Increasing Competition ................................................................................................................................................ 15
       GROHE AG - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................................................................ 16
       Section 3 – Appendix .............................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Grohe AG (Grohe) is involves in the production and distribution of sanitary fittings. The company provides medium and high-end bathroom and kitchen water management systems; and related digital systems. Grohe's key products include bathroom faucets, hand-held and wall-mounted showerheads, shower bars, thermostatic faucets and valves, mechanical and electronic flushing systems and others. It markets entire product range under a single brand name Grohe.The company offers its products to both household and commercial segments. The company undertakes manufacturing from its six production plants located in Germany, Canada, Thailand and Portugal.
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