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. 


Every year, more than 10,000 organizations from over 58 countries partner Great Place to Work® Institute for assessment, benchmarking and planning actions to strengthen their workplace culture. As part of the assessment, all organizations are studied through two lenses - the quality of employee experience and the quality of people practices of an organization, covering the entire employee life-cycle.

2020   Hilti has been recognized as one of the top 3 Best Workplaces in the Construction & Infrastructure Industry
2019   Hilti Certified Best Workplaces in India 
2018   Hilti Certified Best Workplaces in India 
2017   Hilti ranked 2nd in Best Workplaces in Construction Industry India ​  

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.

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
AbbVie 8
Admiral Group 9
Hilti 10
H&M 11
Volkswagen Financial Services 12

Dun & Bradstreet’s HR Best Practices 2019 publication is an endeavour to showcase the excellent and impactful HR initiatives and programs implemented by organizations across India. Hilti being awarded for Best HR Practices, 2019 from Dun and Bradstreet for our Training and Development.


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

2015 - Hilti US ranked 68th in Fortune 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials

Company Ranking

Wellstar Health System


The Cheesecake Factory 

Hilti 89
Adobe Systems 90
Capital One Financial Corporation 91
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. 

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

Company Ranking
Bravissimo 24
PHD 25
Hilti 26
Penninsula Business Service 27
Cook 28
Product Design Awards

Our products are acclaimed by some of the most important design awards in the industry. Here’s just a taste of our recent achievements.

Good Design Award

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

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.

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.

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