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 more than 70 years of experience and the know-how and lifeblood of more than 3,300 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

nobilia employees at Verl

Market data:

Sales volume:
EUR 1.126 billion

Export ratio:

Trade customers:
More than 8,000 worldwide


nobilia production workers at Verl


Production sites:
2 in Verl, East-Westphalia


Production area:
245,000 m², of which:
105,000 m² in plant I, Verl-Sürenheide
140,000 m² in plant II, Verl-Kaunitz

Production figures 2017:
675,000 kitchens /year
3,100 kitchens/day
31,200 elements/day

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

nobilia’s own vehicle fleet

Own vehicle fleet.

Transport and logistics:
166 lorries and 650 semi-trailers
350 qualified trained drivers

Freight volume:
2.45 million m³/year

Travel distance, lorries:
18.1 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



Find out more about nobilia.

Learn more

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.

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