Blum is a leading global manufacturer of furniture fittings. The family-owned company maintains seven production facilities with a state-of-the-art working environment and high-tech production plants in the Vorarlberg region of Austria. Some 5,500 employees worldwide work at Blum fitting systems today to realise the company's goal of creating perfect motion. In constant dialogue with its customers around the world, Blum creates innovative products that offer greater convenience in the kitchen, bathroom, hallway, living room and bedroom and make furniture beautiful both inside and out. These innovative products and services depend not only on intensive development work, but also on the know-how and commitment of its staff and an ongoing concern with the needs of its customers along the entire value chain – from kitchen manufacturers, sellers, and fitters all the way to the end customers who buy the kitchens. The knowledge gained goes on the one hand into developing new products that look good and are easy to use, and on the other into " Blum's ideas for practical kitchens." The company is committed to the region of Vorarlberg as a business location and develops fittings here that are used worldwide. To this end, Blum relies on employees from the region and neighbouring countries. The company has its own training centre, where young people can gain a qualification in a wide range of skilled trades. Thanks to these highly-qualified employees, Blum is able to secure its future success.