Awards and Prizes

  • Awards which bring a great deal of pleasure

    And the winner is…

    We're happy to show you the prizes that we've received up to now: for products, for services and much more. We're working to ensure that many more follow.

Honored als volunteer friendly company

Double award

SEW-EURODRIVE was awarded the title "Product of the Year" twice. The MOVIKIT® CombiTelescope software module impressed the Industrial Production trade journal, and our solutions for sorting systems impressed the Material Flow trade journal.

Honored als volunteer friendly company

Volunteer friendly company

On October 10, 2020, SEW-EURODRIVE was honored in a ceremony by the Minister of the Interior of the State of Baden-Württemberg as a company friendly to volunteers.

Proud winners: Angelika Bittner, Bernd Kohring and Klaus Binder as well as BME managing director Dr. Silvius Grobosch.

Excellence in eSolutions

The German Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) in Eschborn has presented our Procurement department with the 2020 "Excellence in eSolutions" award.

Handling Award 2020 / MOVIKIT® AntiSlosh

Handling Award 2020: 3rd place for MOVIKIT® AntiSlosh

Our MOVIKIT® AntiSlosh software module won 3rd place in the category "Automation / Drives" at this year's Handling Award ceremony.

SEW EURODRIVE wins Environmental Technology Prize for its Power and Energy Solutions

Excellent energy efficiency

Baden-Württemberg has awarded Power and Energy Solutions first prize in the "Energy efficiency" category of the Environmental Technology awards at a special ceremony.

Handling Award 2019 / MOVIKIT® Robotics

Handling Award 2019: 2nd place for MOVIKIT® Robotics

Second place in the category "Robotics – Systems and Periphery": MOVIKIT® Robotics is a standardized solution for the MOVI-C® modular automation system and enables universal control of a wide range of serial and parallel robot kinematics.

Seal from the F.A.Z.-Institut for the top result in the "Germany's Customer Champions 2018" competition set against a blue background

Top result in "Germany's Customer Champions 2018"

"This company knows how to turn customers into fans!" This is the verdict of the jury for the Germany's Customer Champions 2018 competition. With a fan score of 30%, SEW EURODRIVE is well above average – a top result!

Glass winner's cup for the "Drive and Fluid Technology" category set against a red background

INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 for Premium Sine Seal

The "Premium Sine Seal" oil seal revolutionizes sealing solutions for gearmotors and has therefore been awarded the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 by the Huber Verlag für Neue Medien publishing house. The product secured the top spot in the "Drive and Fluid Technology" c

Certificate from business magazine brand eins and Statista GmbH: Innovator of the Year 2017

One of the most innovative companies in Germany

According to the business magazine brand eins and Statista GmbH, in 2017 SEW EURODRIVE is a pioneer among German companies when it comes to intelligent products, processes and services.

"E-Learning Award 2017" glass trophy against a light gray background

E-Learning AWARD in the category "Personal Learning Environment"

"Learning to learn" is the basic requirement for successful learning. This is why SEW EURODRIVE has established an inspiring and forward-looking e-learning tool. The E-Learning AWARD just goes to show that SEW EURODRIVE has done an excellent job.

Diamond Star 2016

Diamond Star 2016 for the winner in the "Group sales 1–5 billion euros"

SEW-EURODRIVE's pioneering activity in digital networking of machinery and systems in production companies is a "Best Industrial Business Solution 4.0.", according to the judges of Diamond Star 2016.

Handling Award 2016

Second place in the “Quality and Safety” category of the Handling Awards

Our award-winning “Safe Distance Monitoring” safety function enables minimum distances to be maintained in assembly lines without compromising high flexibility.

Into the Top 10 with customer orientation

Into the Top 10 with customer orientation

SEW-EURODRIVE made it straight into the Top 10 the "TOP SERVICE DEUTSCHLAND 2016" competition. The company also received the special award, making it the most customer-oriented company in the "Production/sales" sector.

D-A-CH region Best Recruiters – We are honored in 12th place

D-A-CH region Best Recruiters – We are honored in 12th place

Coming in 4th place in Germany and 12th in the D-A-CH region, SEW-EURODRIVE has secured one of the top positions in the BEST RECRUITERS study.

Corporate Health Award 2015

Seal of excellence for health management program

Our vital360° health management program was awarded the seal of excellence in the 2015 Corporate Health Awards. This makes SEW-EURODRIVE one of Germany’s healthiest companies.

Candidate Experience Award 2015

Our applicants rate us highly

SEW-EURODRIVE is one of 15 companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland to receive one of the Candidate Experience Awards 2015. It was especially pleasing that we performed particularly well in the re-application and recommendation.

Best Recruiter 2015/16

Top grade for outstanding recruitment quality

The exceptional recruitment quality that SEW-EURODRIVE delivers has received due recognition – placed first with a gold certificate in the machinery and systems engineering industry, and fourth-placed overall. Experience our outstanding recruiting on your own.

Anke Karsch and Bettina Stengl are pleased with the award.

New points: Outstanding employer once again in 2014

SEW-EURODRIVE has been awarded the certification of "Outstanding Employer for Engineers" for the second time.

Hans Sondermann and Johann Soder received the award.

Sustainable products are leading the way

Our new inverter MOVI4R-U®, won the "Sustainable Production Award 2014" in the category drive and fluid technology.

Award Germany's "Customer Champion 2012"

Successfully nominated by our customers

We are delighted to have achieved 3rd place in the competition for "Germany's Customer Champions 2012." Meanwhile, we were also winners of the special prizes for "Best industrial company" and "Best B2B company."

Environmental technology prize: silver and bronze awards

Awarded with the environmental technology prize for the state of Baden-Württemberg

Our company was awarded prizes in two categories at the same time: Silver in the "energy efficiency" category and bronze in the category for process measuring and control technology.

Innovation Prize for the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion

Successful in innovation: Awarded the NEO innovation prize

Our innovative system for contactless charging of electric vehicles won the "NEO" innovation prize of the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion for outstanding performance in the area of mobility.

German National competition for "Vision – The Electromobile City of the Future"

Victory in the competition "Vision – The Electromobile City of the Future"

SEW‑EURODRIVE wins Gold at German competition: “Vision – The Electromobile City of the Future” The Secretary of State of the Federal Ministry of Transport presented SEW‑EURODRIVE with this award in the "Charging Technology" category for our contactless charging system for electric vehicles.


SEW‑EURODRIVE is named an “outstanding employer for engineers”

On April 5, 2011 we obtained the certification "outstanding employer for engineers" from TÜV Rheinland and VDI Nachrichten, a news service provided by VDI, the Association of German Engineers.

eCarTec Award

Electric mobility: eCarTec Award 2010 presented to SEW-EURODRIVE

Electric mobility is the topic on everyone's lips, and SEW-EURODRIVE receives the Bavarian state prize "eCarTec Award 2010" for electric mobility in the category of energy, infrastructure and connection technology for our inductive battery charging system.

Award "Supplier of the Year 2010"

Supplier of the Year

Pump manufacturer Watson-Marlow MasoSine honors SEW‑EURODRIVE as supplier of the year.

Award Germany's "Customer Champions 2009"

Germany's "Customer Champions 2009"

SEW-EURODRIVE is pleased to receive silver in the competition "Germany's Customer Champions 2009." And equally as exciting: SEW‑EURODRIVE also receives special awards for best B2B company, best company with more than 500 employees and best producing company.

GWA Profi 2008

Our product excellence also extends to excellence in communication

The "GWA Profi" is the B2B brand award for communication for professional decision makers. SEW‑EURODRIVE’s professional brand and communication strategy was honored in the category “Companies with sales of more than EUR 1 billion”.

Award Germany's "Customer Champions 2008"

Germany's "Customer Champions 2008"

At SEW‑EURODRIVE, the customer always comes first. This attitude is confirmed in this year's renowned competition for "Germany's Customer Champions 2008," where SEW-EURODRIVE was voted as one of the 50 most customer-oriented companies in Germany.

Award "Product innovation of the year"

MOVIGEAR® receives the Frost and Sullivan Award

We were presented with the Frost and Sullivan Award 2008 at the Hannover Messe trade fair. This award honors our innovative MOVIGEAR® mechatronic drive solution as the product innovation of the year on the European market for electric drives.

MOVIFIT® wins "Best Product Award"

Best Product Award for MOVIFIT®

The professional journal "P&A" for the process technology and automation industry presents SEW‑EURODRIVE with the "Best Product Award" twice in the same year. First place went to MOVIFIT®, and fifth place to the product "Hygienic design of MOVIFIT®."

Award as "Preferred Supplier"

Preferred Supplier of KUKA Systems GmbH

At KUKA Systems GmbH’s first-ever Supplier Day on November 19, 2007, SEW‑EURODRIVE was named a “Preferred Supplier”.

Award for the Lyman production plant

International success: Top Plant Award

Our production plant in Lyman was awarded the "Top Plant Award" by the US trade journal "Plant Engineering."

The SEW‑EURODRIVE CDS® modular service concept is recognized with an award

Prizewinner: CDS® modular service concept

SEW-EURODRIVE receives the Service Management Prize from the Kundendienstverband e.V. (KVD), Europe's largest and most significant professional association for management in customer care and service.

1st place in the "Best Product Guide" for servomotor series

Servomotors on course for success: Best Product Guide

Readers of the trade journal "A&D" award SEW‑EURODRIVE 1st place in the "Best Product Award" for the CMD servomotor series.

Awarded the "R.TV Regio-Award 2004"

SEW‑EURODRIVE wins the "R.TV Regio award 2004" in the area of industry

The first "R.TV Regio Awards" for economy, marketing and innovation have been awarded during the second R.TV Going Live party. Around 400 guests were invited to this event and watched SEW‑EURODRIVE receive the prize for the industry category.

The parliamentary secretary presents the "TOP Ehrenpreis" award for 2004

SEW-EURODRIVE wins the "TOP" award

At the "TOP Annual meeting 2004," Rezzo Schlauch, the parliamentary secretary for the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment awarded the "TOP Award 2004" (TOP: technology oriented visit and information program) to SEW‑EURODRIVE.