Focus rating distinguishes Dr. Eckel as a top employer in the SME sector
It’s official now: As can be read in the special edition of Focus Business Mittelstand 2021, Dr. Eckel Animal Nutrition has been named a top employer in the SME sector for the third time in a row by the Focus editorial team. In the category »Food, Agriculture and Forestry«, Dr. Eckel is in good company with traditional family businesses and well-known brand names.
For more than 25 years, Dr. Eckel has stood for high-quality, modern animal nutrition made in Germany. Founded in 1994 by Dr. agr. Antje Eckel, the former start-up has developed into a globally active hidden champion in the field of innovative feed additives for livestock and aquaculture. From the very beginning, Dr. Eckel has been a pioneer in the industry. Whereas in the early days the focus was on alternatives to antibiotics in animal production, today it is on combining economically successful animal nutrition and animal welfare.Dr. Eckel is a medium-sized company and a family business by passion. Sustainable, long-term value creation, investment in research and employees, flexibility and the courage to take risks are the values that have guided and driven the company from the very beginning.
Together with kununu rating platform, Focus Business selects Germany’s best employers every year. For this purpose, millions of ratings from over 950,000 companies from all over Germany are evaluated. Thus, the ranking is based on real experiences and evaluations. Dr. Eckel is accordingly proud of the award. »Of course I know my team and know what strengths and values are in each and every one of them,« says CEO Dr. Antje Eckel. »Now, thanks to this award, everyone can see what a great team we have!«