The Vorwerk & Co. KG family enterprise was founded in 1883. The holding company’s registered office is located in Wuppertal, Germany. Vorwerk’s core business encompasses both the production and direct sale of high-quality household products (Thermomix kitchen appliance, Kobold vacuum cleaner, Temial Tea Maker) and cosmetics (JAFRA Cosmetics). Vorwerk always seeks direct contact to the customer.


The Vorwerk family also includes the akf bank and its sister group, HECTAS. Worldwide, there are more than 611,000 people working for Vorwerk, some 604,000 of whom are independent advisors. Vorwerk generated consolidated sales of 2.9 billion euros (2019) and operates in more than 60 countries.

Who is who?

Dr. Thomas Stoffmehl

Member of the Vorwerk Group Council

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