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Awards and Accolades

Awards represent recognition of our achievements and we are very pleased to receive them. The awards range from renowned design awards, such as those from iF since 1987, up to recognition as a family-friendly company. This is also the perfect way to describe our company. Innovation is what drives us and we continuously strive for improvement, both in our products and in our greatest asset, our employees.

Our highlight in 2022 - The award as a company of the future in the "NRW - Economy in Transition" competition. Here, igus was honoured in particular for the strong digital orientation of the company. We are very happy about that and it is our motivation to be even better in 2023!

Awards for our products

Besides our company, our products also win awards on a regular basis. Exceptionally innovative and visually appealing industrial designs are honoured by these awards. The various design awards from iF, reddot, Good Design, German Design and more.
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  • Excellence in Production: Toolmaker iform wins the "Toolmaker of the Year" award, an honour given by RWTH Aachen University and Fraunhofer Institute
  • "NRW - Economy in Transition" competition: igus is one of two award-winning companies in the category "SME & Group" 
  • Winner of the Rhineland Business Prize in the "Sustainability" category with the chainge: cable carrier recycling program recycling program
  • "Top Career Opportunities", Germany's Test Seal, awarded by Focus and Focus Money
  • Seal of approval by "Germany's Favourite" for the igus:bike concept, awarded by the Süddeutsche Zeitung
  • 2022 Digital Champion and Company of the Year, awarded by Focus Money
  • iF World Design Index: igus is among the top 25 companies in the industrial design category and among the top 100 design winners


  • The 500 secret world market leaders, special issue of WirtschaftsWoche
  • Winner of the Cologne Business Award, awarded by Wirtschaftsclub Köln e. V.
  • Exemplary companies in the crisis, surveyed by IMWF and F.A.Z.-Institut, igus was among the 300 companies awarded
  • Top class reputation, 1st place in the sector "Rubber and plastics industry companies", surveyed by IMWF for DEUTSCHLAND TEST
  • Digital Innovators, one of Germany's most innovative companies, surveyed by, igus is among them with 54% innovative strength


  • Germany's Top Family Businesses, 17th place, awarded by WirtschaftsWoche


  • Milestone in automation for energy chain systems, awarded by Elektrotechnik
  • Germany's 1,000 largest family businesses, awarded by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft


  • Top 100 ranking of medium-sized companies, 16th place, awarded by Munich Strategy
  • 10,000 small and medium-sized enterprises, igus among the Top-30 in NRW, awarded by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft
  • Award for outstanding performance in vocational training, awarded by IHK Köln (Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce)


  • TOP 100, the most innovative companies in the German SME sector, awarded by compamedia GmbH


  • NIKKEI BP Marketing Award for Strategic Advertisement


  • Japan Industry Advertisement Award, Newspaper Category
  • Handling Award - Honorary lifetime achievement award: Günter Blase, presented by handling editorial staff
  • Japan Industry Advertisement Award


  • PBN Manufacturing Award for Lean Manufacturing Excellence, presented by Polaris MEP


  • Nomination as "Hidden Champion" by Hermann Simon
  • NIKKEI BP Advertising Award for Specialized Advertisement


  • Top training company, awarded by the Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce


  • Top training company, awarded by the Federal Employment Agency

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