Top 100 Award

Neustadt/Donau, July 1, 2019: At the 26th edition of the independent innovation competition TOP 100, Scheugenpflug AG for the first time made the leap among the best: On June 28, 2019, the specialist for adhesive bonding, dispensing and potting technology was honoured with the TOP 100 seal at the 6th German SME Summit. The award was presented by Ranga Yogeshwar, mentor of TOP 100, innovation researcher Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke and compamedia. Using a scientific system, TOP 100 evaluates the innovation management and the resulting innovation successes of medium-sized companies. The award ceremony took place in the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt.

From the garage to the world market

"We are very proud of this award, which also makes the innovative strength of our entire team publicly visible," explains Christian Ostermeier, Member of the Managing Board. "Scheugenpflug has developed enormously in recent years. We have created the internal structures to identify market trends at an early stage and to react accordingly. In addition, it is a central component of our corporate culture to promote personal responsibility and to give employees the opportunity to grow with the company".

Founded as a one-man business in a 36 m2 garage in Neustadt/Donau, Scheugenpflug has developed over time into an internationally active company with branches on three continents. The machine and system solutions for dispensing adhesives, thermally conductive pastes and potting resins are used in the automotive and electronics industries as well as in telecommunications, medical technology and energy supply. Currently there is a strong demand for dispensing solutions for the growing e-mobility market. A current innovation for this segment is a system solution for applying thermally conductive pastes to high-voltage batteries. In electric vehicles, they prevent excessive temperatures from causing damage to the battery cells and the vehicle.

TOP 100: the competition

Since 1993, compamedia has been awarding the TOP 100 seal of approval for special innovative strength and above-average innovation success to medium-sized companies. Since 2002, scientific management has been in the hands of Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke. Franke is the founder and chairman of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Mentor of TOP 100 is the science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar. Project partners are the Fraunhofer Society for the Promotion of Applied Research and the BVMW. As media partners, manager magazin, impulse and W&V accompany the company comparison.

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