Heating industry in numbers
In 2017, the BDH owned 104 companies and 2 associated associations. Similar to the German engineering industry, the German heating industry is structured as a medium-sized company. The members of the BDH also include world market leaders with annual sales of between 2 and 3 billion euros. In 2017, the BDH member companies generated a total of 14.5 billion euros and employed 73,800 people. The high cost of research and development is proof of the innovative strength of this industry.