Awards

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Our work is award-worthy.

In the eyes of experts.


Hidden Champions and Top Consultants in Germany

  • Hidden Champion 2018

    469 executives of major German companies have chosen Staufen AG as the country's best lean management consultancy. Thank you very much! We believe that inside every company there is an even better one. For example, in yours.

  • Hidden Champions 2015

    Over 450 executives at large German corporations were surveyed as part of the highly regarded “Hidden Champions” industry study conducted by the consulting expert Prof. Dr. Dietmar Fink.

  • TOP Consultant 2010

    In 2010, Staufen was named the best corporate consultant for MSEs. The highest grades came from our own clients: their responses led compamedia GmbH, the initiator of the seal of quality, to award Staufen excellent grades in the areas of expertise, reliability, connectivity and customer satisfaction.


Best consultants 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

Branch study of "Brand eins"

  • Best consultants 2017

    In 2017, too, Staufen AG is seen as one of the best consulting companies in the country. The renowned industry study by brands eins and Statista once again sees the company from Köngen near Stuttgart attain an absolute top position in six industries and sectors.

  • Best consultants 2016

    Also in this year, in the renowned branch study of brand eins and Statista, Staufen management consultancy has been voted as one of the best consulting companies nationwide. The company from Köngen near Stuttgart once again attained an absolute top position in six industries and sectors.

  • Best consultants 2015

    According to the latest study by brand eins and Statista, corporate consultancy firm Staufen has once again been recognised as one of the best consultancy firms in Germany. In six industries and sectors, the company from Köngen near Stuttgart is considered a top consultancy firm according to research.

  • Best consultants 2014

    In 2014, Staufen earned itself second place in the ranking of the mechanical and plant engineering industry as well as operations management.


Best of Consulting 2011 and 2016

Magazin "Wirtschaftswoche"

  • Best of Consulting 2016

    The economic magazine Wirtschaftswoche honored Staufen with its "Best of Consulting" prize in 2016. Staufen submitted a project at MTU Aero Engines AG for the jury's consideration.

  • Best of Consulting 2011

    In 2011, Staufen was awarded as a leading corporate consultant for supply chain management after implementing shopfloor management in production at Recaro Aircraft Seating.


Great Place to Work 2013, 2015 and 2017

Top employer in Germany

  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK 2017

    Staufen AG has once again been recognized as one of the best workplaces in Germany. For the third time, the Great Place to Work Institute recognized the consultancy as one of the 100 leading companies in the 50 to 500 employees category.

  • Great Place to Work 2015

    Staufen ranks among the very best German employers, according to an employee survey and a culture audit conducted in the course of the "Great Place to Work 2015" contests. Our strongest selling point: satisfied employees.

  • Great Place to Work 2013

    Staufen ranks among the very best German employers, according to an employee survey and a culture audit conducted in the course of the "Great Place to Work 2013" contests. Our strongest selling point: satisfied employees.


ASCO Award

Association of Management Consultants

  • ASCO Award 2017

    The Swiss management consultants Staufen.Inova AG have again received the coveted ASCO Award. With a project involving the sustainable transformation at Pistor AG, the market leading supplier for bakeries, confectioners and the catering business in Switzerland, the consulting specialists are the winners in the category „International Consulting“.

  • ASCO Award 2016

  • ASCO Award 2013

  • ASCO Award 2012

  • ASCO Award 2011

  • ASCO Award 2010

    Staufen received the ASCO Award in Switzerland in 2010 for establishing a value-chain system in compliance with lean principles. The Association of Management Consultants Switzerland annually issues the "Best Business Transformation" prize to the top and most sustainable corporate transformations in the nation.

  • ASCO Award 2009