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FORBO MOVEMENT SYSTEMS

The Movement Systems division is a global industry leader in supplying high-quality conveyor belts and processing belts as well as plastic modular belts, power transmission belts, and timing and flat belts made of synthetic materials. They are used in a variety of ways in manufacturing and in the retail and service sectors, for example as conveyor and processing belts in the food industry, as treadmills in fitness studios or as flat belts in letter sorting systems.

Siegling – total belting solutions

Not always visible, but nevertheless practically always there behind the scenes, Forbo ensures that many complex production steps run smoothly and that logistics workflows are structured even more efficiently.

Logistics: Belt merge with Forbo Siegling Transilon conveyor belts in a distribution centre.

Why our customers choose us

  • Worldwide 24/7 hour service

  • Local production, inventory and fabrication on all continents (fast and market-oriented)

  • Global project management, technical consultation and on-site services with local staff, as required by the market

  • Broad belting product range in first-class quality – from industry standards to customer specific developments

  • Outstanding research and development lab capabilities to drive trend-setting innovations

  • Production options for conveyor belting up to a width of 5 meters

Key figures

Financial year 2016First half-year 2017
Net sales: CHF 367.5 millionNet sales: CHF 190.4 million
EBIT: CHF 45.3 millionEBIT: CHF 22.8 million
EBIT margin: 12.3%EBIT margin: 12.0%
Employees: 2,194 FTEsEmployees: 2,320 FTEs

Worldwide market presence

9 production sites and 6 assembly operations in 9 countries
Distribution companies in 29 countries
300 points of sale and service around the world

World map marked with the locations of Forbo Movement Systems.

Production sites and fabrication centers

Brazil
Itapevi

China
Shanghai
Shenyang

Denmark
Lunderskov

Germany
Garbsen
Hanover

Japan
Fukuroi

Mexico
Tlalnepantla

Slovakia
Malacky

Switzerland
Wallbach

USA
Charlotte NC
Huntersville NC