Outstanding work gets acknowledged.

2015 European Business Awards – National Champion

The European Business Awards are Europe's largest cross-sector and independent competition for industrial, service and commercial companies. He nominates EU companies that are the pioneers of excellence, best practices and creativity in their industries and whose philosophies could be exemplary for the European idea. The aim of the European Business Awards is to draw attention to companies and their ethics and merit, and to promote a successful economic and community of values ​​within the EU. Therefore an ethical entrepreneurial practice is one of the most important evaluation criteria of the competition. A total of around 24,000 companies from 33 EU countries participate in the competition. The international jury works voluntarily and is composed of European entrepreneurs, managers and scientists. Heller-Leder will be National Champions.


2014 Winner ECO Design Award

The Ecodesign Prize is a pioneer in the field of ecological design.Heller-Leder is awarded in the product category for its Blattwerk-collection.


2013 Winner of the "Blue Angel Prize" by the German Sustainability Prize Foundation

The "Blue Angel Prize" was awarded by the German Sustainability Award Foundation in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Environmental Jury, and RAL gGmbH in Düsseldorf on 22 November 2013 within the framework of the German Sustainability Award. Heller-Leder is selected as a prize winner by the jury of the German Sustainability Award from three nominees.

The prize for the 2013 sustainability prize "The Blue Angel Award". Report on the award ceremony in Düsseldorf.

Brochure on the German Sustainability Award 2013 with a greeting from the Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The employee slideshow to win the sustainability award.

2013 Grand Prix of the Middle Class – Finalist

As the only economic prize in Germany, since 1994 the "Grand Prize of the Middle Class" has looked at not only figures, innovations or jobs, but the company as a whole, in its complex role in society. HELLER-LEDER GmbH & Co. KG will be nominated by the Landkreis Holzminden in 2013 for the Grand Prix of the Middle Class and is among the finalists from Lower Saxony / Bremen.


2013 Interzum Award

Every 2 years the International Furniture Fair INTERZUM in Cologne takes place in Cologne. In the run-up to the fair an international jury, among all the products exhibited, selected particularly high-quality and innovative products and awarded them as part of a ceremonial ceremony on the eve of the fair.

From Heller-Leder the innovative "Blattwerk" collection, based on tanning with olive leaves, is awarded the "very high product quality" rating.


2012 NTV – Hidden Champion

Since 2011, the news channel n-tv has been staging the silent heroes of the middle class every year. The "Hidden Champion" award is awarded to companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the success of the German economy.

2012 is the Heller-Leder award winner in the sustainability category.


2012 German Sustainability Award – Finalist

The German Sustainability Award has been awarded annually since 2008 by the German Sustainability Association Foundation in cooperation with the Federal Government, local government associations, economic associations, civil society organizations and research institutions. With the German Sustainability Award, national top achievements of sustainability in industry, municipalities and research are distinguished. With six competitions, over 800 applicants and 2,000 guests, It is the largest award of its kind in Europe. HELLER-LEDER is awarded as one of the top 3 companies in Germany.


2012 Lower Saxony Foreign Trade Award – Finalist

The aim of the foreign trade prize is to recognize Lower Saxony companies who are successful on foreign markets and achieve top performance in international competition and to recognize their extraordinary achievements. In 2012 the prize was awarded for the third time. Heller-Leder is nominated for this prize.


2012 Best New Leather – Blattwerk

At APLF in Hong Kong, the "Best of APLF Award" is presented each year in various categories. A jury is looking for articles, ideas or exhibitors that are particularly in the trend. In 2012, Heller-Leder receives the award "Best New Leather" for the olive leaf-rimmed Blattwerk-leather.


2011 “Querdenker” Award – Finalist

With the Querdenker Awards, the 30 most innovative companies and thinkers are awarded in six categories each year. 2011 is HELLER-LEDER finalist in the category market leader.


2011 Tannery of the Year – GLOBAL WINNER

For the first time, the leading trade magazine "Leather World" awarded the "Tannery of the Year" award in 2009. 10 tanneries were nominated in six regions of the world (Europe, South America, Central and North America, China, rest of Asia, Africa) .Two finalists came from each region to the final. The selection criteria for the "Tannery of the year" award are environmental protection, social responsibility towards employees and the company environment, behavior towards suppliers, customers and business partners, strategic and financial orientation and strength of the company.

HELLER-LEATHER will be voted "Tannery of the Year" in 2011.

2010 The Blue Angel Price - complete leather collection

On 22 June 2010, Ursula Heinen-Esser, Parliamentary State Secretary, will award the first Blue Angel for low-emission upholstery leather to Heller-Leder. At the handing over of the certificate in Berlin, Ms. Heinen-Esser says, "I am very pleased that consumers are now able to purchase furniture with leather that does not contain pollutants which are harmful to health and which is both environmentally friendly and environmentally friendly.