GORENJE GOSPODINJSKI APARATI D.D. (GRN) - Slovenia
The Gorenje Group is ranked among the leading European manufacturers of home appliances boasting a history of more than sixty years. Gorenje technologically perfected, superiorly designed and energy-efficient household appliances sold under the brand names of Gorenje, Atag, Asko, Pelgrim, Mora, Etna, Körting, Sidex, Upo and the new brand name Gorenje+ are improving the quality of living for users of our products in seventy countries around the globe. The bulk of Gorenje products are sold in European markets.
In addition, the company strengthens its activities in the segments of environmental protection, energy management, and services, where our know-how and forty years of experience in environmental protection is employed, as well as business opportunities in various areas having a higher potential growth than our core activity are identified.
For almost half a century, Gorenje has been expanding its international sales network on all continents. Despite the less than favourable market conditions related to the global economy, the Gorenje Group has managed to maintain its position among the five largest domestic appliance manufacturers in Europe, and today 84% of its production is exported. Gorenje d.d. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of domestic appliances. In 2013, 10,639 employees generated EUR 1.24 billion of revenue, while in 2014 the Group boosted its investment into research and development by 0.4 percentage point to 2.9% of the core activity revenue, and expanded its offer with new generation appliances, developed in-house.
The main business area of Gorenje is in the field of white goods manufacturing. Constantly in search of new, different, and innovative solutions, Gorenje Group is always open to daring ideas and forms of cooperation; indeed, innovation and design are major competitive advantages of the company. Creation of new products and product lines always includes a generous measure of innovation both in terms of technology and design, as the Group works with globally renowned figures from the world of design and innovation, as well as with their own research and development team and an in-house design studio - Gorenje Design Studio. Such cooperation results in attractive and unique solutions fully tailored to the consumer.