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Endress+Hauser wins award from the University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Among the best in complexity management

(PresseBox) (Weil am Rhein, ) With its vast product range and worldwide network of sales organizations, Endress+Hauser's complexity management is one of the best: the specialist for measurement and automation engineering has won a Top 5 Award for Complexity Management from the University of St. Gallen (HSG).

A total of 175 companies were analyzed by the University of St. Gallen within the context of worldwide benchmarking on Complexity Management. As a result of this scientific evaluation, Endress+Hauser was named one of five 'Best Practice' companies within this group. The study focused on companies that show exemplary management of the demands of a large product range and a complex internal business structure, with effective sustainable strategies at all stages of the value added process. In particular these companies demonstrate a higher than average awareness of transparency, flexibility and a high learning aptitude to ensure successful positioning in relation to competitors.

Endress+Hauser has promoted target-based complexity management through various projects and activities for many years. "One of our greatest challenges is finding effective solutions to the growing complexities at all levels of operations," states Ulrich Kaiser, Director of Technology at Endress+Hauser. "Decisive complexity management has a very direct and positive effect on the performance of a company." Despite significant growth - from about 6000 to 9500 employees over the past decade - Endress+Hauser has succeeded in keeping complexity under control, true to the motto 'managing diversity, reducing complexity'.

The objective of the award presented by the Institute for Technology Management at the Uniersity of St. Gallen (HSG) is to formulate scientifically based statements through the analysis of successful practice as well as to promote an exchange of experiences between companies in the field of complexity management. In addition to Endress+Hauser, awards were also given to the BMW Group, Munich; Dürr Systems GmbH, Bietigheim-Bissingen; Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Heidelberg; and Procter & Gamble, Frankfurt.

Endress+Hauser Messtechnik GmbH+Co. KG

Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. In 2011, the Group generated with around 9,500 employees worldwide net sales of 1.5 billion euros.


Company-owned sales centers and a network of partners guarantee competent worldwide support. Production centers in eleven countries meet customers' needs and requirements quickly and effectively. The Group is managed and coordinated by a holding company in Reinach, Switzerland. As a successful family-owned business, Endress+Hauser is set for continued independence and self-reliance in the future.


Endress+Hauser provides sensors, instruments, systems and services for level, flow, pressure and temperature measurement as well as analytics and data acquisition. The company supports customers with solutions and services in automation engineering, logistics and information technology. Our products set standards in quality and technology.


Customers are primarily from the chemical/petrochemical, food & beverage, oil & gas, water/wastewater, power & energy, life science, primaries & metal, renewable energies, pulp & paper and shipbuilding industries. Endress+Hauser supports its customers to optimize their process engineering procedures while taking into consideration reliability, safety, economic efficiency and environmental protection.


Founded in 1953 by Georg H Endress (1924 - 2008) and Ludwig Hauser (1895 - 1975), Endress+Hauser has been solely owned by the Endress family since 1975. The company group, headed by Klaus Endress since 1995, has developed from being a specialist in level measurement to a provider of complete solutions for industrial measuring technology and automation, with constant expansion into new territories and markets.

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