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 4,200 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 1.482 billion

Export ratio:
53,1 %

Trade customers:
More than 8,000 worldwide



Production sites:
2 in Germany

Production area:
385,000 m², of which:
110,000 m² in plant I, Verl-Sürenheide
140,000 m² in plant II, Verl-Kaunitz
35,000 m² in plant III, Gütersloh
100,000 m² in plant V, Saarlouis

Production figures 2021:
830,000 kitchens/year
8,300,000 units/year
1,750,000 worktops/year
3,800 kitchens/day

Complete marketing:
Approx 5,500 electric appliances/day

nobilia’s own vehicle fleet

Own vehicle fleet.

Transport and logistics:
227 lorries and 900 semi-trailers
411 qualified trained drivers

Freight volume:
3.15 million m³/year

Travel distance, lorries:
20.6 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)

"Furniture made in Germany"

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

TSCA Titel VI compliant / CARB2

PEFC seal
for the use of wood from sustainably managed forests

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.