German Brand Award
The „German Brand Award“ is given out by the Design Council. It rewards successful brand management in Germany and showcases pioneering brands and outstanding brand-makers. The competition and prize-giving are a unique communications forum and an opportunity to credibly evidence brand expertise. The competition was initiated by the Design Council, a foundation with 230 members from business, design, associations and institutions. In 2016, Weidmüller won in the category “Industry Excellence”. The consistent communication of the brand content at our shows made the brand really stand out.
The B.A.U.M. Award recognises the efforts of various players with respect to the environment and sustainability. The diverse criteria the jury uses to assesses the ambitions of the individual companies, institutes and private individuals is reflected in the broad spectrum of award categories. In 2016, the jury were particularly impressed by the combination of energy-efficient operations within the company itself and the resulting energy-efficient products and solutions offered to customers.
Top Employer for Engineers 2015
The independent research body, Top Employers' Institute in Düsseldorf, has once again awarded us the prize of Top Engineering Employer. We impressed the Institute above all with a wide range of creative initiatives, secondary benefits and a corporate culture tuned to performance management.
Automation Award 2014
With the Automation Award 2014, our newly dimensioned service interface for FrontCom® Vario control cabinet panels secured first place in the “Control Technology and System Solutions” section. The Automation Award is one of the most prestigious for Germany's automation sector and is awarded each year at the SPS IPC Drives Trade Fair in Nuremberg.
Green Tec Award
Weidmüller received the renowned GreenTec Award in the Production category. The Niemeierstrasse production facility at the company’s Detmold headquarters was distinguished for its exemplary and integrated implementation of energy efficiency measures, both in the building as well as in production. Weidmüller was able to fight off stiff competition from 200 international and innovative applicants and convince the jury with its integrated energy efficiency concept.
Top Employer for Engineers 2014
The Top Employers Institute in Düsseldorf once again named us a Top Employer for Engineers. We impressed the independent research institute as an attractive employer primarily through our training and development opportunities and our fringe benefits.
TPM Factory of the Year 2013
Thanks to employees’ high level of dedication, Weidmüller was able to win the “TPM Factory of the Year 2013” Award, presented by the TPM Institute in collaboration with “Instandhaltung” magazine. This prize serves to recognise the best TPM implementation in Germany.
Ludwig Erhard Prize 2013
Weidmüller came second in the Ludwig Erhard Prize with its site in Wutha-Farnroda, Thuringia. In conferring the prize and awards, Initiative Ludwig-Erhard-Preis e.V. (ILEP) honours the outstanding performance of German companies and institutions. Weidmüller achieved the second-highest level of excellence and therefore made it onto the winners’ podium.
Place of Progress
The Education Ministry of North Rhine-Westphalia crowned our Weidmüller Academy a "Place of Progress". The Minister for Innovation, Science and Research, Svenja Schulze, and the Minister for Economics, Energy and Industry, Garrelt Duin, jointly presented the award for the first time ever. The State Government acknowledged Weidmüller’s outstanding commitment to training and personal advancement as well as its innovative concepts for the exchange of knowledge between the worlds of business and science.
Schneider Electric Preferred Supplier 2013
Weidmüller was crowned a "Preferred Supplier" for the second year running by French company Schneider Electric SA. In awarding the prize, Schneider Electric recognises suppliers who meet the its stringent requirements in the Quality, Logistics, Productivity, Sustainability, Innovations and Competitiveness categories.
TOP Innovator 2013
Weidmüller was crowned one of the 100 most innovative companies in Germany. The survey procedure to qualify for the Top 100 is implemented by means of a quality-related application method academically managed by the Vienna University of Economics and Business. It identifies the 100 most innovative companies in Germany on both a national and a cross-industry scale.
Climate Protection Company
The title of Climate Protection Company is only carried by companies in Germany which, through their outstanding innovations, are at the forefront of climate protection and energy efficiency. These are continually followed, evaluated and adapted as required as part of a self-commitment process. Weidmüller has been a Climate Protection Company since March 2013.
German Design Award 2013
The Digi Check Pro two-pole voltage tester won the German Design Award in the Industrial Goods category. The independent jury of experts selected a total of 90 award-winning products from the more than 1,500 nominated. The prize is awarded by the “German Design Council”, a foundation established by design experts from around the world, to promote good design.
reddot Design Award 2013 & IF Product Design Award 2013
Specially developed for direct cabling in the field, the PV Stick provides fast and cost-effective installation without the need for special additional tools: plug, twist, and you’re done. The PV Stick’s special design has already impressed two juries of international experts: it is one of the winners of this year’s “iF product design award” and the “Red Dot Award: Product Design”.
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