Zeutschel honored as “Best of German Industry”
Initiative of the ZEIT publishing group recognizes the performance and global standing of German SMEs
Tübingen, December 19, 2023 – “German Standards”, an initiative of the ZEIT publishing group, has named Zeutschel an icon of German industry. Selected by a renowned business jury, the Tübingen-based company receives the “Best of German Industry” award. These are 52 global market leaders who stand for innovative strength, creativity and resilience. Deeply rooted in the region, the “Best of German Industry” create jobs, develop new products and keep the economy running. Publicist and entrepreneur Dr. Florian Langenscheidt presented Zeutschel Managing Director Christian Hohendorf with the trophy at the Hotel Adlon in Berlin. Zeutschel will also receive an entry in the exclusive illustrated book “German Standards – Best of Germany Industry”.
“We are delighted to accept this award and are very proud of it. A big thank you to the previous management and to our motivated and committed employees in development, production, administration, sales and marketing. The ‘Best of German Industry’ award is a well-deserved recognition and appreciation of their achievements and for us an aspiration and obligation for the future,” explained Christian Hohendorf at the award ceremony
Exclusive illustrated book with the Hidden Champions
Zeutschel is also represented in the first edition of the book project “German Standards – Best of German Industry”. The unique corporate history of the Tübingen-based company is told on four pages, in German and English to match the international environment.
Publisher Dr. Florian Langenscheidt on the occasion of the book launch: “Who has been the locomotive for growth, prosperity and innovation for decades? Industry, the private sector and SMEs in particular. This is where you start instead of discussing forever. Here, people focus on the opportunities and learn from their mistakes. This is where responsible, innovative and risk-taking entrepreneurs react, not doubters”.
World market leader for overhead scanners
Zeutschel plays a globally decisive role in the digitization of valuable cultural assets. Bound and loose originals such as books, historical newspapers or valuable fragile documents are converted into digital form with maximum care, efficiency and quality using Zeutschel solutions. The company is the world market leader in overhead scanners and accompanying application software. Almost every national library and archive in the world uses a Zeutschel system. The products and solutions are all ‘Made in Germany’ and are developed and manufactured at the company’s headquarters in Tübingen.
With its scanning and microfilm systems, Zeutschel GmbH has played more than 60 years a key role in the digitisation and digital preservation of valuable documents, both in librarianship and archive management as well as in industrial companies and public administration. The company is the global market leader in overhead scanners. The range of software products and accompanying services is extensive and supports libraries and archives in building up digital collections on the Internet and in the realisation of digital services. The company, founded in 1961, employs about 60 members of staff, and its products and services are represented in more than 100 countries. All Zeutschel products are “Made in Germany”: The complete manufacture and entire research and development activities take place at the company’s headquarters in Tübingen-Hirschau.
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