Hali will represent the complete Wilkhahn product assortment on the Austrian market and selected products will be shown in the Hali showroom in Vienna, Austria.
For Hali, the cooperation is one of the steps towards becoming the market leader in Austria by 2016. Hali currently has a market share of approximately 15% and achieved a turnover of roughly EUR 40 million with 245 employees in their last financial year.
Wilkhahn achieved a turnover of EUR 82 million in 2013 with approximately 500 employees. Its export quote is around 75%.
Burkhard Remmers, responsible for international communication with Wilkhahn, has elaborated on the existing cooperation with Bene, market leader in Austria: “The cooperation with Bene will continue, but only in certain segments”. He did not mention which segments, unfortunately.