Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, operates in over 100 countries with around 160,000 employees worldwide (as of December 2015). In 2016, the company generated revenues of €24.7 billion.
The global specialist in energy management and automation
Schneider Electric’s expertise in energy management is built on the integration of Power technologies, enabling efficient distribution of electricity from points of generation to points of consumption, with Automation technologies.
Subsequently, these Power and Automation offers are combined with IT technologies, to offer comprehensive solutions driving both energy efficiency and operational efficiency in the Group’s key markets: buildings, industries, data centers and infrastructures.
The company successfully transformed its historical portfolio centered on electrical distribution and industrial control to an integrated portfolio for energy management.
Schneider Electric has built leadership positions in each of its businesses:
|01||Key Technology||Low Voltage & Building Automation||Medium Voltage & Grid Automation||Discrete Automation Process Automation||Critical Power & Cooling|
|02||% of Group revenues (2016)||43%||20%||22%||15%|
|03||Worldwide position||#1||#1||#2 Discrete #4 Process||#1|
|04||Global competitors||ABB, Eaton, Legrand, Siemens||ABB, Siemens||ABB, Emerson, Rockwell, Siemens||Eaton, Emerson|
Schneider Electric’s presence is balanced across 4 geographical regions and 4 diversified end-markets, enabling it to capture the growth potential of fast-growing countries and markets and to balance their volatility.
New economies represented 43% of revenues in 2016, against about 20% in 2000, reflecting the Group’s strategy to grow its presence in these regions.
This short video provides a comprehensive overview of Schneider Electric’s business, strategy and strengths.