伊罕与其他三家公司获得了德国“年度最佳品牌”的称号。伊罕公司总经理Ibrahim Mefire Kouotou 先生代表公司领取了奖项。他强调了伊罕在全球水族领域的重要地位，赞扬了和德国乃至全球的客户所一起分享的信任和合作关系。他还对伊罕的全体员工表示了感谢，他补充说道:“伊罕是一家值得尊敬的成功企业，正是我们所拥有的专业技术以及对顾客所恪守的承诺，才能收获“年度最佳品牌”这一殊荣。这个荣誉是属于全体员工的。”
本次评选由世界品牌论坛（World Branding Forum）主办，这是一家全球性的非营利性组织，致力于提升品牌标准，从而造福品牌界和消费者。该机构组织和赞助了一系列教育项目，并与领先的大学和博物馆开展合作。
World Branding Award - EHEIM awarded "Brand of the Year" (23.06.2017)
Deizisau, June 2017 – On June 21, 2017 EHEIM was awarded "Brand of the Year" at the prestigious "World Branding Awards". The glittering award ceremony was held at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna.
The "World Branding Awards" are aimed at recognizing brands in the pet and animal sector and, along with 92 other brands from 35 countries, EHEIM was awarded "Brand of the Year" at the Animalis Edition‘s ceremony.
Among the national and international award winners are various manufacturers of animal food, animal supplies as well as pets hop owners. In addition, four non-profit animal protection organizations are among the winners.
EHEIM received the "Brand of the Year" award for Germany along with three other companies. Managing Director Ibrahim Mefire Kouotou accepted the prize. He emphasized the global importance of EHEIM in the aquatic sector and praised the trust and cooperation they share with their customers, not only in Germany, but all over the world. He also thanked the EHEIM staff, adding "The fact that EHEIM is still such a respected, successful company and has now been recognized as a "brand of the year" is thanks, above all, to their expertise and commitment. This prize is dedicated to all of them."
The Animalis “Brand of the Year” awards pay tribute to the achievements of pet and other animal brands around the globe. The winners are selected using three different methods: brand assessment, consumer market research and public online voting. Consumer votes count toward 70 percent of the final score, so winning brands have to have built a strong relationship with their customers in order to win. Over 60,000 pet and animal lovers from around the world voted for more than 800 brands, from 35 countries.
The awards are presented by the World Branding Forum (WBF), a registered, worldwide non-profit organization. Its aims and activities are to raise the standards of branding for the benefit of both the industry and its consumers. The WBF develops, manages and supports a wide range of different programs including research, development, education, recognition,networking and outreach as well as organizing and sponsoring many different ducational programs and cooperating with leading universities and museums.
The EHEIM company group, with headquarters in Deizisau near Stuttgart, is a medium-sized family company with subsidiaries in the aquatic, pond, aviation and commercial shop fitting industries. Central to this is the aquatics group and, with operations in Europe and Asia, it is one of the leading manufacturers in the pet industry and the global leader in the aquarium filter sector. The aquatic ranges include aquariums, aquarium technology and filter systems as well as fish food and water care products. In addition, the company offers a new pond range and shop fitting equipment for specialist pet shops. In the aviation division, EHEIM operates the business charter company SFD (StuttgarterFlugdienst). The property construction subsidiary, Intek, is represented by two sites in Germany where the company plans, manufactures and installs interior fittings systems and building fixtures, specializing in system partition walls and system cabinets.