Fair Company

The Fair Company Initiative is the biggest and most known employer initiative in Germany. The initiatives focal areas are internship, working students, new professionals and trainees.

Fair Company enterprises reliably adhere to recognised quality standards and verifiable regulations during internships. For this responsible and transparent corporate culture they will be awarded the Fair Company seal annually.


Companies which proactively associate with kununu.com (Assessment request and/or reporting function and/or company presentation) receive the OPEN COMPANY seal of approval.


Companies that reach a minimum number of points and assessment criteria will be highlighted as TOP COMPANIES on kununu. TOP COMPANIES are employers who are looking after the welfare of their employees and are assessed as good by its employees.


Award for Top-Companies in the IHK region Ulm, which is one of the economically strongest and most dynamic regions in Germany or even Europe.

Volunteer-Friendly Employer

Award through an independent data collection by the FOCUS editorial staff. Criteria include assessments through own employees, assessments through employees in the same industry, employer assessments from kununu.de.

Business Hero Award 2022 – Category "Tradition"

Uhlmann convinced the jury with his application "Enabling through Lean Six Sigma | Accelerator of the Uhlmann Lean Transformation". With these innovative and implemented activities, the tradition-conscious company shows that tradition also means changeability without giving up the values of a family company.

Digital Leader Award

The Digital Leader Award is the leading award for digital leadership in Germany, which is presented annually by the specialist media Computerwoche and CIO-Magazine. Uhlmann convinced the jury with his application "Our path from steel & iron to bits & bytes". We received an award in the “Digital Products & Services” category for our successful digitization strategy.

Lean Base Award

"LeanBase" is the largest German-speaking lean community and the award is given by lean practitioners for lean practitioners. Uhlmann was recognized for the Lean Transformation and for the ongoing Lean Six Sigma training program.

familyNET award 2022 - family-conscious company

The familyNET award with the addition "Excellent Digital" distinguishes companies that are family-friendly and digitally positioned. Several fields of action are evaluated, such as service for families, working hours, leadership skills, health, communication, etc.

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