Vision technology expert Basler convinced the jury with first-class management – characterized by high innovative strength, long-term strategy and strong governance structures
Ahrensburg, May 18, 2020 – Basler AG was distinguished with the world-renowned “Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2020” for its outstanding corporate management and successful economic development. With this award, the management consulting firm Deloitte together with the magazine WirtschaftsWoche, the association BDI (Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.) and Credit Suisse honor excellently managed and prospering medium-sized companies in Germany. The competition is held in parallel in over 20 countries worldwide.
The Basler Management Board and Norbert Basler, the company founder and current Chairman of the Supervisory Board, jointly received the award. CEO Dr. Dietmar Ley summarized, “We are very proud of the team performance of all managers and employees in the past years. This award is an incentive for us to develop the company continuously and decisively in order to continue our success”.
“The current situation around COVID-19 also poses enormous challenges for German medium-sized businesses. More than ever, entrepreneurial qualities such as strategic foresight, consistent future-oriented action and value-oriented corporate management are in demand. Our Best Managed Companies also stand for these qualities,” added program manager Markus Seiz from Deloitte.
With this award, a top-class jury has honored Basler and other medium-sized companies as outstanding, particularly adaptable and highly global-oriented companies that are exemplary for the courage and innovative strength of the German economy. The companies were evaluated in the areas of strategy, productivity & innovation, culture & commitment and governance & finance. The award recipients demonstrated entrepreneurial excellence in all four areas.
Basler is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality imaging components for computer vision applications. In addition to classic area scan and line scan cameras, lenses, frame grabbers, light modules, and software, the company offers embedded vision modules and solutions, 3D products, as well as customized products and consulting services. Basler’s products are used in a variety of markets and applications, including factory automation, medical, logistics, retail, and robotics. They are characterized by high reliability, an excellent price/performance ratio, and long-term availability. Founded in 1988, the Basler Group employs around 800 people at its headquarters in Ahrensburg and other locations in Europe, Asia and North America. Thanks to its worldwide sales and service organization and cooperation with renowned partners, it offers solutions that fit for customers from a wide range of sectors.