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.
Hilti South Africa was awarded the Top Employers South Africa 2018 certification.
The Top Employer's comprehensive independent research revealed that Hilti South Africa provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimise its employment practices and to develop its employees.
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
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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
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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.
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
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.
2015 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards
2014 - Hilti won 8 iF Product Design Awards
2013 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards
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.
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