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.

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 

Company Ranking
Mundipharma 12
Amgen Inc. 13
Hilti 14
Johnson & Johnson  15
Product Design Awards

Our products are acclaimed by some of the most important design awards in the industry. Here’s just a taste of our recent achievements.

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.

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

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.

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