Innovation has a name: Walter Föckersperger

Many awards bear testament to the great economic importance and innovative power of the company, which was founded in 1931 and is today a world market leader for cable and pipe laying systems.

During the development of the laying plough system, numerous patents were granted.

The Walter Föckersperger company has received several awards for innovation:

Export Award Bavaria 2022

This year, the Bavarian Export Award was presented for the 15th time by the Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy together with the Association of Bavarian Chambers of Industry and Commerce, the Association of Bavarian Chambers of Crafts and in cooperation with Bayern International to small and medium-sized enterprises that are successfully active in foreign markets.

Winner Category Handicraft
Walter Foeckersperger GmbH

Bavarian Innovation Prize (the economics prize of the Volks- und Raiffeisenbanken (cooperative banks))

Presented by the (Bayerischen Volksabanken und Raiffeisenbanken (Bavarian cooperative banks)):

The innovation "the laying system developed by Walter Föckersperger"

Bavarian Environment Medal

The invention of the cable laying system, which lays water, wastewater, power and similar quicker and at a considerably reduced cost, and most of all, using an environmentally-friendly process.

Diesel Medal in silver (inventor's prize)

An initiative with a high level of economic benefit, which accommodates the environmental protection requirements very well.

The Otti Prize (prize of the East Bavarian technology and transfer institute)

Innovative ideas

Otti technology prize for the developed laying system

Top innovator 2015 (Top 100)

Success thanks to entrepreneurial vision: Walter Föckersperger GmbH was awarded the title of one of the most innovative German SMEs on June 26 at the Deutscher Mittelstands-Summit (German SME summit) in Essen ...


You can find the key milestones in the company's history in the slider above. Today, Walter Föckersperger GmbH is several years ahead of its competitors when it comes to technology. To build upon this lead, the company continues to forge ahead with innovative new developments for its economic and ecological cable plough laying technology.

Walter Föckersperger's guiding principle is: "Quality is paramount to us, along with proximity to customers and mutual cooperation, which we actively embrace. This is why we make every single one of our machines to an exceptionally high quality standard, exactly as if we were building it for ourselves."