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KWS engages in the development, production, and distribution of seed for agriculture. The Company operates in three segments: Corn, Sugarbeet, and Cereals. The Corn segment produces and distributes corn seeds, rapeseeds, soybeans, sunflowers, and sorghum. The Sugarbeet segment is involved in the multiplication, processing, production, and distribution of sugarbeet seeds. The Cereals segment produces and distributes seeds for hybrid rye, wheat, barley, and rapeseed, as well as offers oil and field seeds.

TypePublic
Founded1856
HQEinbeck, DE
Websitekws.com
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)4,688(+2%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)€70(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at KWS

Léon Broers

Léon Broers

Executive Board Member
Andreas J. Büchting

Andreas J. Büchting

Executive Board Member
Peter Hofmann

Peter Hofmann

Executive Board Member
Victor W. Balli

Victor W. Balli

Board Member
Eva Kienle

Eva Kienle

Executive Board Member
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KWS Office Locations

KWS has offices in Einbeck, Bergen, Minneapolis, Wilmington and in 30 other locations
Einbeck, DE (HQ)
31 Grimsehlstraße
Bergen, DE
Ferdinand-von-Lochow-Straße 5
Balcarce, AR
Av. José de San Martín 4075
Danube, AT
Leonard-Bernstein-Straße 10, Vienna
Minsk, BY
507, vulica Niamiha 5
Sofia, BG
bul. "Christopher Columbus" 80, Office 3. 2. 1540
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KWS Financials and Metrics

KWS Revenue

Market capitalization (20-Sept-2021)

2.3b

Closing stock price (20-Sept-2021)

70.0
KWS's current market capitalization is €2.3 b.
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KWS Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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KWS Online and Social Media Presence

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KWS Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    58/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    67/100

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KWS News and Updates

Commercial Seeds 2019 Global Market Key Players - DuPont, Monsanto, Dow Agro Sciences, Syngenta, Bayer Crop Science AG, Land O'lakes, KWS Saat AG, Vilmorin & Cie SA, Rallis......

Commercial Seeds – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2025 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global Genetically modified food market – key players involved Syngenta, Monsanto, KWS SAAT, Bayer Crop Science

The report also covers the key drivers, restraints and opportunities of the global Genetically modified food market. It also has the status of marketing channels, details of traders and distributors and analysis of the regional import and export. To sum it up, this market will benefit the end users …

Agricultural Biotechnology Global Market 2018: Key Players – Dow AgroSciences LLC, Syngenta, ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., KWS SAAT AG, Monsanto

Agricultural Biotechnology -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2026 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Sweet Corn Seed Market Is Thriving Worldwide | Leading Key players Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer, Syngenta, KWS AG

HTF MI recently introduced Global Sweet Corn Seed Market study with in-depth overview, describing about the Product / Industry Scope and elaborates market outlook and status to 2023. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global Agricultural Biotechnology Market 2018-2023: Demand, Technologies, Emerging Trends and Major Players Like Monsanto, KWS SAAT AG, Global Bio-chem Technology, Evogene Ltd, Du Pont Pioneer Hi-Bred, Dow AgroSciences LLC

Newly added in Orbis Research Agricultural Biotechnology Market, provides pin-point analysis for changing competitive dynamics. It also provides healthy CAGR during the period 2023 with Major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market. P…

KWS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KWS founded?

    KWS was founded in 1856.

  • Who are KWS key executives?

    KWS's key executives are Léon Broers, Andreas J. Büchting and Peter Hofmann.

  • How many employees does KWS have?

    KWS has 4,688 employees.

  • Who are KWS competitors?

    Competitors of KWS include VolkerWessels, DeLaval and Fresh Del Monte Produce.

  • Where is KWS headquarters?

    KWS headquarters is located at 31 Grimsehlstraße, Einbeck.

  • Where are KWS offices?

    KWS has offices in Einbeck, Bergen, Minneapolis, Wilmington and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does KWS have?

    KWS has 39 offices.