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MULTIVAC receives the Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2020



Wolfertschwenden, 15 May 2020 – MULTIVAC is a winner of the Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2020, a seal of approval that is awarded by Deloitte, WirtschaftsWoche, Credit Suisse and BDI to companies, which are judged to be outstandingly well managed. Christian Traumann, Group President of MULTIVAC, accepted the award yesterday in Munich.

Medium-sized companies are extremely important to the German econ-omy. The Axia Best Managed Companies Award gives recognition to those medium-sized or family-owned companies based in Germany, which are judged to have exemplary management. The participating companies were able to qualify for the award through a multi-stage process. The evaluation was based on the four core areas of Strategy, Productivity & Innovation, Culture & Commitment, and Finances & Gov-ernance. The prize winners were then selected by a jury, consisting of well-known representatives from commerce, science and the media.

“As one of the prize winners, MULTIVAC impressed the judges with its first-class company management – thanks to its great strength of inno-vation, its long-term strategic aims, and its very strong governance structures. MULTIVAC is therefore not only the benchmark for outstand-ingly well managed medium-sized companies, it is also emblematic of the future of Germany as a major economic centre,” emphasizes Lutz Meyer, Partner and Head of the Program for Medium-Sized Enterprises at Deloitte.

“We are constantly striving to further optimise our business processes, and to align our range of products and services ever closer to the cur-rent requirements of the market and our customers,” said Christian Traumann, Group President of MULTIVAC. “The award is therefore very pleasing as confirmation of our company strategy and the ef-forts of all our staff.”


Christian Traumann also stated, that a fundamental factor in the compa-ny’s success was the wide product range, which is constantly being adapted to the needs of the marketplace, and which extends from indi-vidual machines for small handcraft companies to fully automated pro-duction lines. These include solutions for a wide spectrum of applica-tions – from food processing and packaging through to medical prod-ucts and industrial items. The success of MULTIVAC is also founded on the international nature of the company. Thanks to its 87 subsidiaries throughout the world, MULTIVAC is not only able to stay closer to its customers and guarantee shorter delivery times, but also compensate for economic risks in some regions with new opportunities in others. And last but not least, as Christian Traumann summarised in conclusion, the high level of in-house vertical manufacturing also makes a major contribution to the company’s success.

The Axia Best Managed Companies (BMC) Program is a competition or-ganised by Deloitte, WirtschaftsWoche, Credit Suisse and BDI in Ger-many, and it is a seal of approval for medium-sized companies. The vi-sion is to build up a national and global structure of outstandingly well managed medium-sized companies. A significant and unique feature of the BMC is its international character: it was founded in the 1990’s by Deloitte in Canada, and it has since been introduced successfully in more than 20 countries.

MULTIVAC is one of the leading providers worldwide of packaging solu-tions for food products of all types, life science and healthcare products, as well as industrial items. The MULTIVAC portfolio covers virtually all re-quirements of processors and producers in terms of pack design, output,

and resource efficiency. It comprises a wide range of packag-ing technologies, as well as automation solutions, labellers, and quality control systems. The product range is rounded off with solutions up-stream of the packaging process in the areas of portioning and pro-cessing, as well as bakery technology. Thanks to extensive expertise in packaging lines, all modules can be integrated into complete solutions. This means MULTIVAC solutions guarantee a high level of operational and process reliability, as well as efficiency. The MULTIVAC Group has ap-proximately 6,500 employees worldwide, with some 2,300 based at its headquarters in Wolfertschwenden. With over 80 subsidiaries, the Group is represented on all continents. More than 1,000 sales advisors and ser-vice technicians throughout the world use their know-how and experi-ence to the benefit of customers, and they ensure all installed MULTIVAC machines are utilised to their maximum. Further information can be found at:


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