Key Numbers


12 Brands


54​​​​ R&D Centers


66​ Plants


180 National Markets


6,000​ Individuals
Dedicated to Innovation


64,625​​​​​ Employees


We report our financial results under US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and we use the US dollar as our reporting currency. We also report for Dutch corporate law and European listing purposes under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).


Our headline annual results for 2018:

($ billion)2018
​Net Sales of Industrial Activities​$27.8​
Adjusted EBIT of Industrial Activities (million)$1,​​585
Adjusted EBIT margin of Industrial Activities​5.7%
Net Industrial Debt$0.6​
Investment in R&D (million)$1,061​