IBG convinced in the 27th round of the innovation competition TOP 100 and has again made the leap among the best. Thus IBG made it again among the most innovative companies in Germany.
IBG has officially been among the TOP 100 since June 19. In the scientific selection process, the company impressed with above-average scores across all evaluation categories. IBG is among the top innovators for the third time already and even ranks third in its size category.
The medium-sized company with headquarters in Sauerland is part of the owner-managed Goeke Technology Group and has been developing individual robot and automation systems for all branches of industry for 38 years. The latest product innovation is the AGV driverless transport system, which stands for "automated guided vehicle". In practice, this automated transport system for internal logistics is used, for example, at Wilo SE in Dortmund, also a TOP 100 company from 2019. In the newly built "Wilo Smart Factory", the AGV, freely navigating, takes over the transport between the manual and automatic workstations. It transports pumps and assemblies weighing from 10 kilograms to 1,000 kilograms between the stations of an assembly line. A superordinate management system manages all operations.
The group's customers include companies in the automotive, consumer goods, plastics, medical technology and aerospace industries. With currently around 280 employees, the three-time top innovator designs and implements these automated transport systems. "We develop new technologies on our own initiative and with great commitment from our employees. We are also involved in numerous cooperations with science and industry, which gives us new impulses again and again," says Managing Director Matthias Goeke.