WMF AG (WMF) is a Germany-based provider of tableware and solutions for kitchen. The Company operates five business units: Retail; Consumer goods; Consumer electric; Professional hotel equipment, and Coffee machines. The WMF retail unit operates outlet stores primarily in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and encompasses the brands alfi, Auerhahn, Kaiser, Petra-electric, Silit and WMF. The Consumer goods unit focuses on development, production and distribution of products for private households, in particular cookware, cutlery and kitchen tools, among others. The Consumer electric unit trades in all electrical products for private households marketed under the nova, petra and WMF brands. The Professional hotel equipment unit encompasses the brands HEPP and WMF, and focuses on cutlery, table and serving ware for the upmarket hotel and catering industries. The Coffee machines unit develops systems for making coffee and coffee specialties.