Wirtschaftswoche magazine and the University of St. Gallen have awarded a prize to the best company in Germany

December 2016. Lots of companies describe themselves as world market leaders. But not everyone has earned the title. The real world market leader from Germany is determined by the University of St. Gallen’s annual ranking. In this year’s World Market Leader Index 2017, ZWIESEL KRISTALLGLAS was awarded the title of “World Market Leading Champion 2017” in the segment of crystal-glass makers for high-end hotels and restaurants. “We are proud to be awarded this unique award and we would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this outstanding result. The award shows again that we are well-positioned for the future” said a delighted Georg Thaller, Manager of Sales, Marketing and Innovation of ZWIESEL KRISTALLGLAS AG.

The World Market Leader Index is collated by the University of St. Gallen and the German Academy of World Market Leaders with media partners Wirtschaftswoche magazine. The top performers in a total of six categories are selected from 20 industries and three countries. This year a total of 313 companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland were recorded in the “Who is Who” of the industry. ZWIESEL KRISTALLGLAS AG is also on this list.

The Bavarian crystal glass manufacturer ZWIESEL KRISTALLGLAS has stood for the art of glassmaking combined with innovative technology and sales expertise for the past 140 years. Exclusive glass products reflect the glassmaker’s innovative craftsmanship. This leads to exceptional, contemporary designs for the areas of dining culture and living. The company is a leading global partner for the retail trade and the hotel and catering industry.