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.
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® 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.
2020 – Hilti ranks 14th in Best Workplaces in Europe
2019 – Hilti ranked 24th in Best Workplaces in Europe
2017 – Hilti ranked 22nd in the World's Best Places to Work
2017 – Hilti ranked 7th in Best Workplaces in Europe
2016 – Hilti ranked 10th in Best Workplaces in Europe
2015 – Hilti ranked 22nd in World’s Best Multinational Workplaces
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Our products are acclaimed by some of the most important design awards in the industry. Here’s just a taste of our recent achievements.
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.
2019 – Hilti won 2 iF Product Design Awards
2018 – Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards
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
This the world's oldest and most prestigious 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
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.
2019 – Hilti won 5 Red Dot Awards
2018 – Hilti won 4 Red Dot Awards including "Red Dot best of the best"
2017 – Hilti won 5 Red Dot Awards
2016 – Hilti won Red Dot "Best of the Best" award
2015 – Hilti won 6 Red Dot Awards