Chair of Production Management

Winner of the 'Industrial Excellence Award Germany 2021'

nobilia honored for holistic approach: Top customers, top processes, top products inspires employees

WHU officially announces nobilia, as the German winner of this year’s ‘Industrial Excellence Award Germany 2021’ competition in the category “Digital Enterprise Strategy Innovation Top-down & Bottom-up”.

nobilia offers intelligently engineered kitchens with superb design at very attractive value for money. In particular, the company offers the retail market a complete package kitchen from a single source: with intelligent accessories, attractive built-in sinks and a wide range of electric appliance brands from entry level price to the premium high-end segment.

At Verl, two of three major production and assembly plants are located there, delivery by the company’s own truck fleet is planned first, before production is actually scheduled. Highly qualified drivers ensure professional and secure furniture transport at all times. The company’s main achievements, among others, are the vertically integrated and automated business processes allowing for fast, secure and complete kitchen delivery to retailers, the dedicated customer interface aiming at immediate query resolution of any kind, the entrepreneurial and innovation culture at all levels of the organization, and the relentless strive for further automation and process improvements.

As a market leader in Europe, nobilia supports a sheer endless number of retail brands in a variety of distribution channels and has made premium features increasingly affordable while also introducing key innovations. Lately, it has entered into the D2C market with a standardized product line where consumers can chose from a whole range of services including installing the kitchen at their home.   

On January 27th, 2022, all European national champions – this year 2 companies were nominated in Germany – will compete as finalists for the Industrial Excellence Award Europe (on top of the Industrial Excellence Award Germany). The online event will be held at IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.