Awards

Our awards and recognition

Year after year, we’re proud to be ranked among the world’s best places to work, as determined by impartial corporate surveys that gather our people’s opinions on how they feel about Hilti.

We also receive various industry design awards, many of which commend our products for their ability to enrich society through their innovation and human impact.

Employer awards

Our consistent ranking on the world’s best employer lists speaks volumes for what it’s like to work at Hilti. Here are some of our global and national ratings. You'll find many more on our local career sites. 

Great Place to Work Awards

Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations to create and sustain high-trust workplace cultures. It recognizes that, by building a rewarding cycle of personal contribution and appreciation, companies can deliver outstanding business performance.

2017 - Hilti ranked 3rd in Best Workplaces in Switzerland/Liechtenstein

2016 - Hilti ranked 10th in Best Workplaces in Europe ​

2015 - Hilti ranked 22nd in World’s Best Multinational Workplaces 

2015 - Hilti ranked 12th in Best Workplaces in Europe ​

2015 - Hilti ranked 2nd in Best Workplaces in Switzerland/Liechtenstein

Company Ranking
Google Switzerland 1
Sensirion 2
Hilti 3
IKEA 4
McDonald's Suisse 5
Year
2017
Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Every year, Fortune magazine partners with Great Place to Work® to carry out the most extensive employee satisfaction survey in corporate America. The anonymous survey comprises two parts: Trust Index, which asks staff about their job satisfaction, credibility of management and sense of camaraderie; and Culture Audit, which looks at hiring practices, training, internal communications, diversity efforts and pay, benefits and recognition programs.

2015 - Hilti US ranked 89th in Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

2015 - Hilti US ranked 68th in Fortune 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials

Company Ranking

Wellstar Health System

87

The Cheesecake Factory 

88
Hilti 89
Adobe Systems 90
Capital One Financial Corporation 91
Year
2015
Website
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For

This annual ranking of the cream of Britain's employers is a high-profile event in the national business calendar. Ratings are based entirely on employee opinions, as staff complete anonymous surveys about their motivation and happiness at work, and their bosses’ attitudes and values. The data-gathering methods are widely acknowledged as the UK’s most extensive research into staff engagement. 

2016 - Hilti UK ranked 26th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For

Company Ranking
Bravissimo 24
PHD 25
Hilti 26
Penninsula Business Service 27
Cook 28
Year
2015
Product Design and Manufacturing Awards

Our products are acclaimed by some of the most important design awards in the industry. Our manufacturing know-how and our innovation is also widely recognized. Here’s just a taste of our recent achievements.

Good Design Award

This the world's oldest and most presitigious design commendation system, which looks at industrial, product and graphic design. Entries are appraised on innovation, sustainability, creativity, technology, materials and ecologically responsible design. Most importantly for us, judges look at human factors like how a product can enhance people’s lives through the power of great design.

2012 - Hilti won 1 Good Design Award Chicago

2011 - Hilti won 6 Good Design Awards Chicago

2010 - Hilti won 5 Good Design Awards Chicago

iF Product Design Award

Introduced in 1954, this award attracts more than 2,000 entries from around 37 nations every year. It’s judged by renowned experts, with the best products receiving an iF seal of outstanding design quality. In 1957, Hilti won its first iF Product Design Award for our original anchoring device, Schlagdübel Gerät, and our products have won consistently ever since.

2017 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards including the iF Interface award for the Hilti PD-C

2016 - Hilti won 3 iF Product Design Awards

2015 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards

2014 - Hilti won 8 iF Product Design Awards

2013 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards

Red Dot Award

This award judges products on design innovation, functionality, ergonomics and emotional content, as well as longevity and ecological sustainability. For 2015’s competition, around 5,000 products from some 50 countries were submitted, and judged by a jury of 40 international design experts. Hilti has won Red Dot Awards every year since 2004. In 2010, we had the exclusive honour of winning Red Dot Design Team of the Year, which can only be awarded once in a company’s lifetime.

2017 - Hilti won 5 Red Dot Awards

2016 - Hilti won Red Dot "Best of the Best" Award

2015 - Hilti won 6 Red Dot Awards

2014 - Hilti won 5 Red Dot Awards

2013 - Hilti won 6 Red Dot Awards

2010 – Hilti won Red Dot Design Team of the Year