At the end of 2006 Stork had approximately 12,700 employees, of whom 10,000 in the Netherlands. At present Stork has 4 groups:
- - Aerospace,
- - Food Systems,
- - Technical Services,
- - Prints
There are about 50 operating companies. Stork achieved a turnover of € 2 billion in 2006 worldwide The nett result 2006: € 150 million.
Stork will be focusing on the three pillars: Aerospace, Food Systems and Technical Services. Prints will be divested in 2007, as new ownership will be better positioned to unlock their potential. Stork will build on the three remaining pillars through autonomous growth and through selective acquisitions. The focus will be on productivity improvements by using lean manufacturing. The market and technology leadership positions Stork holds will be further built upon, aimed at gaining market share through the introduction of innovative solutions that create value for the blue-chip customer base.
175 years of Stork: a quick review
Stork is the overall name of today's technology company, but its earliest history dates back to the formation in 1827 of the Nederlandse Fabriek van Werktuigen en Spoorwegmaterieel (Dutch machine and railway equipment works), in brief: Werkspoor, which later also became the official name.