As a company we are committed to comply with social responsibility, not only by creating jobs. With our voluntary accession to the BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative), we undertake to comply with the code of conduct for social and environmental standards. We face up to this commitment with conviction and support several projects and organizations over many years. As a family-owned company with deep local roots, we are engaged also in local projects, particularly in the context of education and supporting young professionals.
We aim to offer only top quality to our customers. Therefore, for many years, we work closely with the audit company Hermes Hansecontrol. Whether chemical testing, consulting or training as a Preferred Partner , we benefit from the extensive know-how of Hermes Hansecontrol. Thus, we ensure that our products at all times comply with current statutory quality standards. Quality processes begin at our headquarters in Hilden, where our quality assurance checks each item intensively in the pre-launch phase not only on usability. We also have our own employees which inspect the goods for us in the different production sites around the globe to ensure a consistent standard of quality.
WENKO has always been committed to meeting the needs of the market. Therefore, factors such as sustainability, working conditions and environmental protection are becoming increasingly important. WENKO assumes that the products are produced under fair conditions and with reasonable generated resources. For more than 55 years WENKO is already successful in the market and wants to strengthen the confidence which shown by its customers also for the further future. Therefore WENKO participates in various certifications: WENKO is a member of BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative) Since October 2010 and is committed to its suppliers and subcontractors to comply with the code of conduct for social and environmental standards, such as the elimination of child labor, working conditions and safe waste management. Also, the TÜV Rheinland has rated Wenko as a supplier with the top grade of green.
WENKO gets seal of approval "by Innovative Research"
In Germany there are 3.5 million businesses, less than one percent of them research - an extremely important group that promotes innovation, discovers new things and creates growth. Also WENKO is one of them and was now given by the Donors' Association for German Science the seal of approval "Innovative through research". It honors particularly dedicated companies, committed to research and development. Innovations, creative and useful ideas which make your life easier and more convenient, are the core idea of the company philosophy at WENKO.
Always on the lookout for "better ideas" with 300+ product ideas per year, Wenko develops to be one of the most prestigious and innovative providers of household accessories. 300 patents and intellectual property rights in the last two years are directly related to the high innovation power, which affect many product areas and mark trends world-wide. The Donors' Association for German Science is one of the largest private supporter of sciences in Germany. In addition to its commitment to academic talent, excellent universities and centers of excellence, evaluated and analyzed the Donors' Association, the German research and innovation system on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. More information can be found under the seal of approval www.stifterverband.org