Company Report & Profile Alstom 2020
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Company Report & Profile – Alstom 2020
Alstom was founded in 1928 by the SACM (Societe Alsacienne de Constructions Mecaniques), which was created from the Alsatian Engineering Company Graffenstaden, based in Alsace-Lorraine, and the CFTH (Compagnie Française Thomson-Houston), based in Belfort. Belfort is an industrial town in the east of France. The group is exclusively active in transport after selling its energy division in 2014. Alstom provides equipment, systems, services and signalling for urban, regional and mainline passenger and freight rail transport. The company’s product portfolio includes trains, control and command solutions, integrated systems (including infrastructure) and services. The company builds trams, metros, commuter and regional trains, high-speed trains, locomotives and components. Alstom has subsidiaries in 70 countries worldwide. The total number of employees is more than 70.000. The worldwide turnover in 2020/21 was approx. 8,8 billion euros.
The report analyses the development of the company in the past years, describes the product portfolio, compiles the key figures, describes the organisation and the management level, names the main strategic decisions and implemented measures. Within the framework of strengths and weaknesses analyses (SWOT analyses), market trends are mapped onto the company’s potential and examined.
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Table of Contents
1 COMPANY PROFILE 4
2 KEY FACTS 7
2.1 Leadership team 7
2.2 Board of Directors 9
2.3 Product portfolio 10
2.4 Subsidiaries and branches 23
2.5 Company developments in recent years 23
2.6 Competitors and competitive position 28
3 KEY FIGURES AND STRUCTURES 31
3.1 Group structure 31
3.2 Financial Statements 2020/21 Summary 32
3.3 Events 2020 36
3.4 Growth and development 38
4 MARKET TRENDS 39
5 SWOT ANALYSIS 40
6 CONCLUSION 42
7 APPENDIX 43
7.1 Addresses 43