GEA is one of the largest suppliers of technology for the food processing industry and for a wide range of other process industries. As an international technology group, the Company focuses on world-leading process technology and components for sophisticated production processes. In 2014, GEA generated consolidated revenues in excess of EUR 4.5 billion, more than 70 percent of which came from the food sector, which is a long-term growth industry. The group employed about 18,000 people worldwide as of June 30, 2015. GEA is a market and technology leader in its two business areas of Equipment and Solutions. The company is listed on Germany’s MDAX stock index (G1A, WKN 660 200), on the STOXX® Europe 600 Index and a constituent of one of the MSCI Global Sustainability Indices. In addition GEA has a sponsored level I ADR program in the USA.