Managing innovation - creating value from ideas

Priming the innovation pump

November 01, 2021 john
Managing innovation - creating value from ideas
Priming the innovation pump
Show Notes
You don’t get to be 150 years old just by being lucky.  German pump-maker Wilo is paused to celebrate its big anniversary next year and it owes a great deal of its survival and growth to innovation, something it has worked hard to build into its culture.  Founded in 1872 as a brass and copper foundry the business has grown to become a typical ‘hidden champion’,  quietly getting on with its business of becoming world-leading in its field, providing a wide range of innovative pumping solutions for a global market.  

In this interview with Sven Grave, Head of Innovation, we explore a little more about how the company continues to benefit from the ideas and insights of its employees.


You can read more about the company here


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