Sensor Manufacturer Lufft Ranks Among The Top 100 Companies

Top Quote Fellbach company joins Germany's innovation elite. Honored by TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 28, 2016 - For the twenty-third time, the TOP 100 - Germany's most innovative small and medium-sized companies - are acclaimed. This year, G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH belongs to this innovation elite. The Fellbach company previously took part in a demanding, scientific selection process. Innovation management and innovation success were examined. The mentor of the innovation competition, Ranga Yogeshwar, honors the top innovator Lufft at the German SME Summit on 24 June 2016 in Essen.

    The TOP 100 seal of approval award winner G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH impressed the decision-makers with its success in innovation. The company, which was established in 1881, develops and manufactures components and systems for climate and environmental measurement technology. Product innovations such as the mobile road sensor MARWIS for winter service vehicles or the ultrasonic wind sensor VENTUS-UMB, which is used for example on research ships of the German Weather Service, make the traditional Fellbach company a leader in innovation. Through process innovations, such as the principle of lean production, the experts in intelligent meteorological sensors increased productivity in manufacturing by 20 percent in the last three years.

    "The true secret of success is passion - and we at Lufft innovate with this enthusiasm," says CEO Klaus Hirzel. Innovation, including the development of ideas that is necessary to achieve this, is firmly enshrined in top management as well as in the majority of employees, as an integral part of the company's internal processes. Innovation management meetings are held on a regular basis. Internal events are communicated quickly and openly: all employees can actively familiarize themselves with new developments via the organizational system. In addition, all news from the various departments, new projects and customers as well as product developments are presented and updated daily on staff television. This flow of information strengthens the corporate feeling among a total of 105 employees.

    G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH:
    Since its founding by Gotthilf Lufft in 1881, G. Lufft GmbH has been the leader in the production of climatological measuring equipment - always with the motto "tradition meets innovation." Lufft's capacity for innovation and precision has helped its products establish the solid reputation they enjoy around the world. The company's products can be found in use wherever variables such as air pressure, temperature, relative humidity and other environmental factors need to be measured. Together with its subsidiaries in the U.S. and in China, the company has 105 employees. In November 2012, G. Lufft GmbH was awarded the German Standards Brand Prize and was named a "Brand of the Century." More information at:

    Company contact:
    G. Lufft GmbH
    Gutenbergstr. 20
    70736 Fellbach, Germany
    Contact: Tobias Weil
    e-mail: pr ( @ ) lufft dot de
    Phone: 0049 711 51822 0

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    10557 Berlin, Germany
    Contact: Mareen Eichinger
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    Phone: 0049 30 488 187 25

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