Würth Elektronik Group receives Top Placings in Innovation Ranking

Innovator of the Year 2018

All good things come in threes: The three companies of the Würth Elektronik Group are among the most innovative in Germany. This is the result arrived at by the ‘brand eins’ German business magazine and ‘Statista’ market research institute for the “Innovator of the Year 2018” ranking. The award honors Würth Elektronik CBT, Würth Elektronik eiSos and Würth Elektronik ICS for innovative successes in their respective industries. A major success for the Würth Elektronik Group that aspires to become the first point of contact for electronic developers.

Würth Elektronik has been crowned the “Innovator of the year” for the second time in succession. The ranking, from the renowned ‘brand eins’ business magazine and ‘Statista’, the independent market research institute, was based on a survey of over 25,000 experts from a total of 3,400 companies out of 20 industries. Only just under 500 companies have managed to make it onto the best list. The basis of assessment for the award is the innovative strength of a company. Companies that are on the best list are those who invest in research and development and are particularly convincing to the market with their new innovative products.

Strong innovation culture

Würth Elektronik has been distinguished in the category “Electronics & electrical engineering, automation & measurement technology”. The company promotes technical innovations with diverse activities in the field of research and development, as well as professional innovation management. Objective evidence of this strong innovation culture is provided by the rapidly increasing numbers of patents. Inclusion in the best list of the most innovative companies now also demonstrates that the innovative performance is recognized by customers and industry experts alike. Würth Elektronik evidently succeeds in matching the needs of its customers for products and systems with creativity and passion in an anticipatory manner.

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