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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 tone to describe our company: innovation is what drives us and we continuously strive for improvements, both in our products and in our greatest asset, our employees

Our highlight in 2021: The Business Award, presented by the Cologne Business Club. The jury's reasoning: "igus leads the markets worldwide for energy supply systems, highly flexible cables, plain and linear bearings made of plastic. Research in the industry's largest test laboratories is constantly producing innovations and internal start-ups." We are thrilled with the award and it inspires us to become even better!

  • 2022 | 2022 Digital Champion and Company of the Year, awarded by Focus Money
  • 2021 | Good Design Awards for the virtual/real trade show stand and six products
  • 2021 | The 500 secret world market leaders, WirtschaftsWoche special issue
  • 2021 | Winner of the Cologne Business Award, awarded by Wirtschaftsclub Köln e. V.
  • 2021 | Exemplary companies in the crisis, surveyed by IMWF and F.A.Z.-Institut, igus was among the 300 companies recognised
  • 2021 | Top-class reputation, first place in "Rubber and plastics industry companies", assessed by IMWF for DEUTSCHLAND TEST
  • 2021 | Digital Innovators, Germany's most innovative companies, assessed by CHIP.de; igus is listed at 54% innovative strength
  • 2020 | Germany's Top Family Businesses, 17th place, recognised by WirtschaftsWoche
  • 2019 | Milestone in automation for energy chain systems, awarded by Elektrotechnik
  • 2019 | Germany's 1,000 largest family businesses, awarded by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft
  • 2018 | Top 100 ranking of medium-sized companies, 16th place, awarded by Munich Strategy
  • 2018 | 10,000 small and medium-sized enterprises, igus among the Top-30 in NRW, awarded by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft
  • 2018 | Award for outstanding performance in vocational training, awarded by IHK Köln (Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce)
  • 2017 | Two Red Dot Design Awards for innovative energy chains, awarded by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen e.V.
  • 2017 | Best of Industry Award, presented by Maschinenmarkt
  • 2017 | TOP 100, the most innovative companies in the German SME sector, awarded by compamedia GmbH
  • 2016 | NIKKEI BP Marketing Award for Strategic Advertisement
  • 2015 | Japan Industry Advertisement Award, Newspaper Category
  • 2015 | Handling Award - Honorary lifetime achievement award: Günter Blase, presented by handling editorial staff
  • 2015 | Japan Industry Advertisement Award
  • 2014 | PBN Manufacturing Award for Lean Manufacturing Excellence, presented by Polaris MEP
  • 2012 | Appointment as "Hidden Champion" by Hermann Simon
  • 2012 | NIKKEI BP Advertising Award for Specialized Advertisement
  • 2009 | Top training company, awarded by IHK Köln (Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce)
  • 2006 | Top training company, awarded by the Federal Employment Agency
  • Since 1987 |The iF design awards has been presented by iF Industrie Forum Design e. V.

Award-winning igus designs

Awards for especially innovative and visually attractive industrial designs

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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.