Michael Unger chosen Manager of the Year

Spokesman for Balluff Management receives award

Neuhausen a. d. F.: Michael Unger, Technical Manager and Spokesman for management at Balluff, received the award for "Manager of the Year" from the magazine Markt&Technik in the sensor technology category.

"I am very happy to receive the award and the recognition for the future development of our company. The prize confirms our ongoing commitment to the growth of Balluff and strengthens global leadership position of Balluff GmbH in industrial Automation," said Michael Unger.

Michael Unger has been employed by Balluff since 1991. He was appointed manager in 1999 and was given overall responsibility for technical divisions. In particular Michael was assigned for the global production and logistics network within the Balluff group. In 2009 Michael Unger became spokesman for the management department and together with Florian Hermle and Katrin Stegmaier-Hermle make up the management team of the family-run company in its 4th generation.

Values such as dependability, sustainability, quality, openness and progress distinguish the corporate culture at Balluff and contribute decisively to the economic success of the family-run company. Balluff combines tradition with the cosmopolitanism, innovation and future orientation of a global player.

The "Managers of the Year" are chosen in different categories and industries by the readers of the professional magazine Markt&Technik. Over 7,000 readers voted online this year on the top management staff in the electronics industry.

Balluff manager Michael Unger was named "Manager of the Year" in the sensors category.

About the company Balluff

Balluff was founded in 1921 in Neuhausen a.d.F. It employs 3,000 people worldwide and stands for innovative technology, quality and maximum customer orientation. As a leading provider for industrial automation, the family-run company offers a full range of high-quality sensors, system- and customer-specific solutions. In 2015 sales for Balluff GmbH were around € 366 million. In addition to the central headquarters in Neuhausen in the Filder region, Balluff has production and development sites around the world, as well as 68 international subsidiaries and representative offices. This guarantees that customers have fast availability of the products, high application assistance, and perfect service directly on-site – worldwide.