The Bietigheim-based textile machine manufacturer RSG Automation Technics GmbH & Co. KG was the honored finalist in the business award “Grand Prix of Medium-Sized Businesses”. This makes the company one of the five winners in Baden-Württemberg to have won this award. A total of over 4,600 medium-sized companies were nominated throughout Germany.
The “Grand Prix of Medium-Sized Businesses” is one of the most prestigious business awards in all of Germany, and was held this year for the 27th time by the Oskar Patzelt Foundation. Under the motto “Now more than ever”, the companies are not only measured by economic key figures, but viewed as a whole. The creation of jobs and apprenticeships, as well as social commitment in the region and society, play a major part even in times of corona.
RSG owner and managing director Dr. Andreas Ecker thanked Mrs. Petra Hetzel of the BVMV, the Federal Association of Medium-sized Businesses, Entrepreneur Association of Germany e.V., who had nominated RSG at the Oskar Patzelt Foundation.
Ecker commented, “We are very proud that we could convince the jury of our company. The award is a great honour for us, and confirms that we are on the right track with our decisions. We will continue this with motivation and sustainability.”
RSG Automation Technics is the world market leader of customised special facilities for fully or semi-automatic processing of narrowband textiles. In 2020 alone, RSG doubled the size of the company and 15 new jobs were created at the Bietigheim site. Since 2021, RSG also provides training in various professions.
The family-run, traditional company, founded almost 40 years ago, has been working for years to ensure that the processing of textile products is increasingly taking place again in Europe and other high-wage countries. The machines of RSG offer solutions for effective and sustainable production even at sites with high labour costs.
With these innovative systems and production lines, products such as car and aircraft safety belts, airbags, lifting and lashing straps, hook and loop materials, and medical textiles can be processed and assembled fully automatically.