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Numerous plants, both national and international, and a wide variety of industries took part in the best practice exchange and the award.

Detailed Lean & Green assessments were carried out at over 130 companies.

All winners are characterised by outstanding achievements in the field of resource efficiency.

2022 Award Winners

Overall winner in the "Automotive OEM" category
Volkswagen de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Puebla

Overall winner in the "Manufacturing Industry" category
DMG MORI, Pfronten

Special prize "Integrated Lean & Green Strategy"
fischer Unternehmensgruppe, Waldachtal

Special prize "Lean Excellence"
Festo SE & Co. KG, Ostfildern

Special prize "Lean & Green new factory building"
Schaltbau GmbH, Velden

2021 Award Winners

Category automotive OEM
Porsche Leipzig GmbH - Leipzig plant

Category manufacturing industry
Siemens AG – Gerätewerk Erlangen

Category medium-sized manufacturing industry
Welbilt Germany GmbH - Eglfing plant

Special prize "Lean Excellence"
Bosch - plant Blaichach / Immenstadt

Special prize "Green Excellence"
elobau GmbH & Co.KG - Plant 1 and 2, Leutkirch

Special prize "Circular Economy"
Hammerer Aluminum Industries - Plant Ranshofen (Austria)

2019 Award Winners

Category automobile manufacturer
Volkswagen AG - Wolfsburg plant

Category general manufacturing industry
Festo Production EOOD - Plant Sofia (BGR)

Special prize "Lean & Green Supplier Excellence"
Bosch Diesel s.r.o. - Jihlava plant (CZ)

Special prize "Green Excellence in Truck Production"
Iveco Spain S.L. -Plant Madrid (ESP)

Special prize "Lean Excellence in Engines & Components Manufacturing"
FCA Italy SpA - Plant Bielsko-Biała (PL)

2018 Award Winners

Category automotive
Continental Automotive GmbH - Plant Regensburg

Category manufacturing industry
Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH & Co. KG - Neuwied plant

Special Prize
Kaercher Cleaning Technology Co. Ltd - Changshu / China

2017 Award Winners

Category automotive OEM/Group
FCA Italy SPA - Verrone Transmission Plant

Category automotive SME
Bühler Motor GmbH - Monheim

Category Prod. Industry OEM/Group
ASM Assembly Systems GmbH & Co. KG - Munich

Category manufacturing industry medium-sized companies
Convotherm Elektrogeräte GmbH - Eglfing

Special Prize
MAN Truck & Bus AG – Munich

2016 Award Winners

Category Automotive OEM/Group
BMW - Munich plant

Category automotive SME
Bolta Werke - Leinburg/Diepersdorf

Category Prod. Industry OEM/Group
Rohde & Schwarz Messgerätbau - Memmingen

Category manufacturing industry medium-sized companies
Neuenhauser Maschinenbau - Geeste-Dalum

Special Prize
Festo – Technologiefabrik Scharnhausen

2015 Award Winners

Category automotive OEM/Group
SEAT - Martorell plant

Category automotive SME
AGC Glass Germany GmbH - Wegberg plant

Category manufacturing industry OEM/corporate
Siemens Digital Factory Motion Control – Gerätewerk Erlangen

Category manufacturing industry medium-sized companies
W.O.M. World of Medicine GmbH - Ludwigsstadt plant

Special Prize
Robert Bosch GmbH - Blaichach plant

2014 Award Winners

Category automotive OEM/Group
BMW Plant Leipzig

Category automotive SME
Buehler Motor, Monheim

Category manufacturing industry OEM/corporate
AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik, Leoben

Category manufacturing industry medium-sized companies
Rational, Landsberg

Special prize Green / Special prize Lean
elobau, Leutkirch / Fiat Pomigliano D'Arco plant

2013 Award Winners

Category automotive OEM/Group
Bosch Diesel Systems, plants in Feuerbach and Homburg

Category automotive SME
Stanztechnik und Werkzeugbau Wolfgang Loch e.K.

Category mechanical engineering OEM/corporate
SKF, Schweinfurt plant

Category mechanical engineering SME
Schreiner Group, Oberschleißheim plant

Special prize Lean / Special prize Green
Volkswagen Saxony, Zwickau plant / Fiat, Tychy plant (Poland)

2012 Award Winners

Category OEM/Corporations
Volkswagen Slovakia

Category SME
Griwe Umformtechnik

Special Prize
BMW Leichtmetallgießerei Landshut

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