Wöhner represented among Germany's top family-owned businesses
Rödental / Berlin, 2 December 2022 - Wöhner, leading solution provider in the field of power distribution, control technology and renewable energies, was recognized by the advisory board of "Aus Bester Familie" as one of the hundred most important family-owned companies in Germany. The advisory board consists of family entrepreneurs and experts from the network of the publishers Dr. Florian Langenscheidt and Prof. Dr. Peter May as well as the ZEIT publishing group.
"Wöhner is characterised by the passion of its employees, who are enthusiastic pioneers shaping a rather rational industry. This fact, together with the company's long history and its importance far beyond the industry, were the decisive reasons for selecting Wöhner as one of the hundred most important family-owned businesses in Germany. We are delighted that the company is now represented in this exclusive circle," Dr. Mark Schiffhauer, Chief Creative Officer of ZEIT publishing group and Managing Director of Studio ZX, comments. The honor includes a detailed portraitof Wöhner in the publication.
Family-owned businesses have unique characteristics
Family-owned businesses have a quality all their own as well as a special culture. The hundred German companies "Aus Bester Familie" represent a unique set of innovative traditional companies worldwide.
Tradition and innovation also characterise Wöhner. In the almost one hundredyears of its existence, the brand has repeatedly positioned itself through pioneering and sustainable solutions. The high-quality products increase efficiency and order in the control cabinet and stand for proven expertise in fuse and busbar systems. At the same time, sustainability is firmly established in the company's philosophy. Already today, Wöhner is climate neutral. Measures to reduce CO2 emissions will continue to be intensified. The company from Rödental has 390 employees and production facilities in Germany, the USA, China as well as Brazil.
"We are very proud of this recognition. Being awarded one of the one hundredmost important family-owned businesses in Germany is an impressive confirmation of our determined will to innovate, our consistent brand strategy and our excellent design," Philipp Steinberger, CEO of Wöhner, says. "Family-owned businesses in particular have a special responsibility: they stand for creativity and expertise, but also for solidity and continuity. This applies equally to the management, which may not be directly part of the family, but in any case has the same responsibility."