Lothar Spath awards for its outstanding innovation management BARTEC seal ‘ top 100’. The BARTEC group is one of the 100 most innovative companies in the German medium-sized businesses. It has the current investigation in the context of nation-wide, cross-industry comparison of corporate top 100 “result. The bad local security technology provider convinced in the 17th round of the renowned business initiative with a customized innovation management. Lothar Spath, Minister President of Baden-Wurttemberg, presented with BARTEC at a ceremony in the GasteHaus Petersberg in Konigswinter, Germany the coveted top 100 “-seal of approval. “The mentor of the SME initiative, pays tribute to so the merits of BARTEC relating to award top management”innovation climate”, innovative processes and organisation”, innovation marketing”as well as innovation success”. The manufacturer of industrial safety equipment for hazardous areas has defined a process of innovation, the ensures efficient realisation of ideas.
Innovations are a Community task of all 1,370 employees to a total of eight production sites, as well as 26 sales companies when the company founded in 1975. On the way to the finished product or the realizable process improvement, any idea must pass a series of milestones at BARTEC. Only when all the lights are on green, it creates a project in the next round. This strategy offers every employee the chance to participate in the innovation process, but at the same time obliged him. For also helpers who promote them within and outside the company and realize any idea”, explains Dr. Anjou Appelt, Member of the Executive Board. Another central element of the innovation process is an intensive collaboration with customers and users, as well as cooperation with technology partners in key areas, about the mobile communications, the visualization technology or electronics for the global BARTEC group. While the partners their Submit application knowledge, the company contributes its expertise in the field of explosion protection.
Innovation means a viable improvement no matter whether it is a great idea, a product, a process or a small step”Appelt said. For the ceremony, the company had to survive a rigorous two-stage process of the Vienna University of economics. Our results show that the 100 top innovators powerful tackle challenges and are well equipped for the current economic situation, for example. Innovation is at most of these companies boss”, commented Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke, the analysis, the Scientific Director of the study. So the companies generate two-thirds of its turnover with innovations and innovative improvements over the last three years in a comparison group of German medium-sized companies is just 30%. In addition the top companies through process innovations could save a whole 12% of their costs, average sized”range only 4%. As a result, among the year’s top 100 “54 national leader can be found, 22 are in their field of activity even world number one. Dr. Anjou Appelt is pleased about the success: our innovative strength is now proven to be among the best of the German middle class has to offer. This will strengthen our credibility and creates trust with employees, customers and partners of course. Better you can meet hardly times of crisis.”.