The Vorwerk group, creator of the famous “Thermomix” robot, will open a second production site in Eure-et-Loir, to respond to the increase in sales. This project should allow for the creation of 74 local jobs.
The best known of the food processors, the “Thermomix” is produced in France, in a factory established for more than 50 years in Cloyes-sur-le-Loir (Eure-et-Loir). The Vorwek group, which created it, employs around 2,000 employees in France and 11,000 independent “Thermomix” consultants. A success for the company, which in 2021 saw its turnover grow: 3.4 billion euros, a record. Also sales of “Thermomix”. increased by 7.1% to reach 1.7 billion euros.
To respond to this growth, Vorwek announces the opening of a second production site, located close to the first, in the conurbation of Grand Châteaudun. The group will invest 57 million euros in this project, which should enable the creation of 74 new jobs Local.
“The creation of a new Vorwerk factory proves once again that the Center-Val de Loire region is a territory of opportunity for industry“, congratulates François Bonneau, president of the Region. He is not the only local actor defending the creation of this new factory.”With 50 million euros of private investment and over 70 industrial jobs to be created, we continue the economic dynamics of Greater Châteaudun and its 2,400 companies. This industrial ecosystem of value-added innovations is a powerful catalyst for years and decades to come. This is a major step forward for the attractiveness, competitiveness and re-industrialization of the southern Eure-et-Loir“, Says Fabien Verdier, President of Grand Châteaudun.
It is a great opportunity for the Eure-et-Loir department to welcome a new Vorwerk production unit. With this investment it is also the recognition of the attractiveness of our territory and of a recognized know-how!Christophe Le Dorven, President of the Eure-et-Loir Departmental Council
For his part, Dr. Michael Homuth, Production Manager of the Vorwerk Group explains that “favorable conditions for the industry in France [nous] convinced them to open a second Thermomix factory in the Center-Val de Loire“, thanks in particular to the mobilization of the teams in the group but also”State services, local authorities and elected officials“.
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