Kitchen culture à la nobilia.

We build intelligently engineered kitchens with superb design. nobilia kitchens capture many peoples’ attitude towards life with something for every taste, and they also impress with their attractive value for money.

Figures, data and facts.

There is 75 years of experience and the know-how and lifeblood of more than 3,900 employees in every one of our kitchens. All this and much more have made us the market leader and Europe’s largest kitchen manufacturer.

The modern nobilia plant in Verl.


Company founding:

Brothers Johann and Willy Stickling

Market data:

Sales volume:
EUR 1.370 billion

Export ratio:
48,1 %

Trade customers:
More than 8,000 worldwide



Production sites:
2 in Verl, East-Westphalia

Production area:
250,000 m², of which:
110,000 m² in plant I, Verl-Sürenheide
140,000 m² in plant II, Verl-Kaunitz

Production figures 2020:
783,000 kitchens /year
3,490 kitchens/day
34,900 elements/day

Complete marketing:
Dispatch of 5,000 electric appliances/day

nobilia’s own vehicle fleet

Own vehicle fleet.

Transport and logistics:
220 lorries and 860 semi-trailers
389 qualified trained drivers

Freight volume:
2.89 million m³/year

Travel distance, lorries:
18.8 million km/year

Robotic testing arm at nobilia plant


Certified energy management
according to ISO 50001

Certified quality management
according to ISO 9001

Certified environmental management
according to ISO 14001

GS quality seal for tested safety

“Golden M“
From the DGM, Deutsche Gütegemeinschaft Möbel (German quality control association)

PEFC seal
for the use of wood from sustainably managed forests

Environmental seal “Der Blaue Engel” (blue angel eco label)

Emission Class DGM


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Kitchen competency.

What has made us Europe’s largest kitchen manufacturer? Our competency in kitchens.

History of nobilia.

From its founding In 1945 to becoming the market leader in kitchens: Find out everything about our company history.