Götting receives DB Supplier Innovation Award 2022

Seal of approval winner DB Innovation Award 2022

Lehrte, September 22, 2022 - Deutsche Bahn (DB) honored its top suppliers for the tenth time the night before yesterday.

As part of the international trade fair for transport technology in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn suppliers were awarded the internationally renowned DB Supplier Award in four categories. In addition, the DB Supplier Innovation Award was presented for the use of outstanding technical innovations.

Photo of all nominees and award winners DB Innovation Award 2022
The best of 20,000: nominees and award winners - all of them are winners (Photo Deutsche Bahn)

The DB Supplier Innovation Award 2022 went to Götting KG, Gestalt Robotics GmbH and Strama-MPS Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG. The award was handed over by Dr. Richard Lutz, DB's CEO, who is quoted as follows in DB's press release (translation provided by Götting):

"The nominated suppliers have worked with us under the most difficult conditions to ensure DB's security of supply, shown innovative spirit, and demonstrated reliability and resilience. My thanks go to all the award-winning companies for their commitment, with which they have created significant added value for DB and thus for our customers." Dr. Richard Lutz, Chairman of the Management Board of DB

Photo from the award ceremony, Jan-Hendrik Pecksen from Götting KG is 3rd from right
Presentation of the DB Innovation Award 2022 (Photo Deutsche Bahn)

The Innovation Award was presented for the E-Check project. The DB press release states (translation provided by Götting): "The tech provider Gestalt Robotics and the mechanical engineering company Strama-MPS, together with Götting KG, developed the E-Check for automated train maintenance. For this, high-resolution cameras and sensors scan the train and analyze its condition with the help of artificial intelligence. The employees at the E-Check track thus learn quickly and precisely where action is needed. The automated process facilitates maintenance and ensures that our trains are back in service faster."

Photo of Jan-Hendrik Pecksen of Götting KG with the DB Innovation Award 2022.
Jan-Hendrik Pecksen of Götting KG with the DB Innovation Award 2022

We are proud and delighted to have been honored with this award and would like to thank Deutsche Bahn and our partners Strama-MPS and Gestalt Robotics. On behalf of all project participants at Götting KG, our colleague Jan-Hendrik Pecksen received the award. He is also the contact person for questions regarding this project.

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Götting KG founded in 1965, ist an innovative company placed in Lehrte near Hannover (DE) and works worldwide.The company develops and produces wireless data communication systems and sensors for automatic track guidance of so-called automated guided vehicles (AGV). As far as we are informed Götting KG has the largest product range of different components for trackguiding AGV.

Further main topics are traffic technology, RF measuring, wireless data communication in general as well as customized developments for car manufactureres, electronic- and radio broadcasting industry. Currently our company employs 90 professionals of which about 30 are experienced masters in engineering and are responsible for research and development.

The core competency of FOX – a special department of Götting KG – is focused on the automation of serial vehicles, especially for the outdoor area (trucks, pay loaders, fork lifts etc.).