Grohe AG is Europe's largest manufacturer of sanitary fittings, including kitchen and bathroom faucets/taps, and shower systems. Friedrich Grohe established GROHE in 1936. The Grohe corporate centre is located in Düsseldorf, Germany, and it has offices and representations in many parts of the world, in 15 countries, including a US headquarters in Bloomingdale.
GROHE manufactures faucets and showers for bathroom and kitchen, automatic and electronic faucets for public and commercial applications, installation and flushing systems for overhead plumbing system concealed wall mounting.
Grohe has a worldwide market share of roughly eight percent in this product segment.
In 2007, sales volume of GROHE sanitary fittings for kitchen, bath and shower, automatic fittings for the commercial and public sectors, and installation and flushing systems amounted to 1.017 million Euros.
Grohe has six production sites, with locations in Portugal, Thailand, and Canada, along with three in Germany. The company sells more than 82 % of its products outside Germany. Worldwide enterprises GROHE employs about 5,000 people
GROHE manufactures its products in its own design center. For many years the company has been honored with the most famous design awards in the world of, such as the «Red dot», «IF design awards», and «Good Design Awards».