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.

Employer awards

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. 

Kincentric Best Employer

The Kincentric Global Best Employers Program measures and recognizes leading employers worldwide. It is based on 20 years of experience in Best Employer studies across the world, backed with over 50 years of employee research and a robust global employee engagement database. It focuses on the measures that lead to sustainable business results and accelerated success - high employee engagement, strong agility, engaging leadership and maniacal talent focus - and uses the most objective measure possible: employee opinion.

Asia Recruitment Award - Best Digital Strategy–In-house Recruiters

The award is a prestigious award honors the very best organizations that have demonstrated the most creative and effective use of digital media in any channel or format to maximise the reach to the right candidates and boost employer branding.

The Employer of Choice Award

The Employer of Choice Award is a prestigious award honors the very best organizations that have demonstrated superior talent management strategies, programs and HR best practices. It continues to reward outstanding organisations, celebrate companies that have revolutionized working life in the new era.

Good MPF Employer Award

To recognise Hilti Hong Kong Ltd. who are exemplary in enhancing the retirement benefits of employees.

Caring Company

To recognise Hilti Hong Kong's commitment in caring for the community, caring for the employees and caring for the environment over the past few years.

100 Best Workplaces For Millennials

Hilti has been named one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work and Fortune for a second straight year. Hilti jumped 13 places to number 55. The ranking is based on answers from 88,000 millennials (born 1981 or later).

Company Ranking
OhioHealth 53
FactSet Research Systems 54
Hilti 55
Ryan, LLC 56
Robert W.Baird 57


Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

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

Company Ranking

Wellstar Health System


The Cheesecake Factory 

Hilti 89
Adobe Systems 90
Capital One Financial Corporation 91
Great Place to Work Awards

Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations to create and sustain high-trust workplace cultures. It recognizes that, by building a rewarding cycle of personal contribution and appreciation, companies can deliver outstanding business performance.

2017 - Hilti ranked 22nd in the World's Best Places in Work

2017 - Hilti ranked 7th in Best Workplaces in Europe

2016 - Hilti ranked 10th in Best Workplaces in Europe ​

2015 - Hilti ranked 22nd in World’s Best Multinational Workplaces 

2015 - Hilti ranked 12th in Best Workplaces in Europe ​

Company Ranking
Adobe 20
Falabella 21
Hilti 22
Admiral Group PLC 23
H&M 24
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For

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. 

2017 - Hilti UK ranked 34th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For

2016 - Hilti UK ranked 26th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For

2015 - Hilti UK ranked 34th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For



PFK Cooper Parry


Bibby Financial Services




Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP




Product Design and Manufacturing Awards

Our products are acclaimed by some of the most important design awards in the industry. Our manufacturing know-how and our innovation is also widely recognized. Here’s just a taste of our recent achievements.

iF Product Design Award

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.

2017 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards (PD-C won iF interface award)

2016 - Hilti won 3 iF Product Design Awards

2015 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards

2014 - Hilti won 8 iF Product Design Awards

2013 - Hilti won 5 iF Product Design Awards

Red Dot Award

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.

2017 - Hilti won 5 Red Dot Awards

2016 - Hilti won Red Dot "Best of the Best" award

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

MX Award for process innovation

Hilti’s manufacturing facility in Schaan received the Manufacturing Excellence competition’s MX Award in the category of Process Innovation, sponsored by Technical University of Berlin.