The company’s sole owner Horst Brandstätter passes away on June 3rd at the age of 81 years. His company continues as a corporate foundation. The Brandstätter Group reaches a global sales volume of 616 million euros. The group of companies, apart from the largest manufacturing plant in Dietenhofen in Bavaria, includes production facilities in Selb, Malta, the Czech Republic and Spain, twelve PLAYMOBIL sales companies, as well as the production and sales of LECHUZA planters. Worldwide, the Brandstätter Group employs more than 4,100 staff in 2015.