The fischer Group of Companies has won Europe’s biggest and most important sustainability award. The company won the German Sustainability Award in the “large businesses” category. Company owner Prof. Klaus Fischer accepted the award presented by the German Sustainability Award Foundation on the evening of the 22nd November 2019 in Düsseldorf.
fischer is one of the leading innovators among German SMEs and was therefore awarded the “Top 100” seal. It is the most important award for innovative SMEs in Germany. fischer primarily ranked among the top 100 due to its excellent assessment in the categories “innovation-friendly Senior Management”, “climate of innovation” and “successful innovations”.
Once again, fischer has been honored for the outstanding quality of its training programs. The company has been awarded the seal of “Germany's best training companies 2019” based on a study by business magazine Focus Money and the Deutschland Test institute. In addition, fischer has been also crowned the “Industry winner” within its division.
The fischer Group of Companies ended the 2018 financial year with great success. With a gross turnover of 864 million euros, the family business from Waldachtal in the Northern Black Forest exceeded the good figures from the previous year (812 million euro) by 52 million euro (plus seven per cent). In local currency terms (adjusted to allow for exchange rates), turnover even increased by two figures to 876 million euro (plus ten per cent). The fischer fixing systems division contributed more on average than all five company divisions, which also include fischer automotive systems, fischertechnik, fischer Consulting and LNT Automation.
For the eleventh time the German Sustainability Award foundation will be honouring companies that combine economic success with social responsibility and environmental protection in an exemplary manner. The fischer Group of Companies has reached the final stage for the first time. The winners of the German Sustainability Award will be announced on 7th December in Düsseldorf.