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Our awards

Awards represent recognition of our achievements, and we are very pleased to receive them. When the range stretches from the iF product design award to the award for family-friendly companies, this is the perfect backdrop for a description of our company: innovation is what drives us, and we continually strive to improve our products as well as our most precious asset, namely our employees.
Our highlight in 2020: 17th place in the WirtschaftsWoche ranking of the best family businesses in Germany. In addition to brand awareness, quality and innovation, sustainability, trust and the image as a company and employer are also included in the evaluation. The placement makes us very happy and encourages us to become even better!

  • 2021 - Digital Innovators, the most innovative companies in Germany, ranked by, attributes igus an innovative drive of 54%
  • 2020 - Germany's top family business, 17th place, awarded by WirtschaftsWoche
  • 2019 - Milestone of automation for energy chains, awarded by elektrotechnik
  • 2019 - The 1,000 biggest family-run companies in Germany, awarded by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft
  • 2018 - Top 100 ranking of SMEs, 16th place, awarded by Munich Strategy
  • 2018 - 10,000 small and medium-sized enterprises, igus among the top 30 in North Rhine-Westphalia, awarded by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft
  • 2018 - Award for outstanding achievements in vocational training, awarded by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) in Cologne
  • 2017 - Two Red Dot design awards for innovative energy chains, awarded by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen e. V.
  • 2017 - Best of Industry Award, awarded by Maschinenmarkt
  • 2017 - TOP 100, the most innovative companies among German SMEs, awarded by compamedia GmbH
  • 2016 - NIKKEI BP Marketing Award for Strategic Advertisement
  • 2015 - Japan Industry Advertisement Award, Newspaper Category
  • 2015 - Handling award - prize for lifetime achievement: Günter Blase, awarded by editorial office of handling
  • 2015 - Japan Industry Advertisement Award
  • 2014 - PBN Manufacturing Award for Lean Manufacturing Excellence, awarded by Polaris MEP
  • 2012 - Designated as "Hidden Champion" by Hermann Simon
  • 2012 - NIKKEI BP Advertising Award for Specialised Advertisement
  • 2009 - Top training company, awarded by the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 2006 - Top training company, awarded by the German Federal Employment Agency
  • 2005 - iF design gold award, cross-media category, awarded by iF Industrie Forum Design e. V.
  • 1987–2019 - iF product design awards, for 39 products, awarded by iF Industrie Forum Design e. V.

The terms "igus", "Apiro", "CFRIP", "chainflex", "conprotect", "CTD", "drygear", "drylin", "dryspin", "dry-tech", "easy chain", "e-chain", "e-chain systems", "e-loop", "e-ketten", "e-kettensysteme", "e-spool", "e-skin", "flizz", "ibow", "igear", "iglidur", "igubal", "kineKIT", "manus", "motion plastics", "pikchain", "plastics for longer life", "print2mold", "readycable", "readychain", "ReBeL", "robolink", "speedigus", "tribofilament", "triflex", "xirodur" and "xiros" are legally protected trademarks of the igus® GmbH/Cologne in the Federal Republic of Germany, and, where applicable, in some foreign countries. igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsubishi, NUM, Parker, Bosh Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mentioned on this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH.