Partners & Honours

Partners & Communities


Since 2020 BUGATTI and BUBEN&ZORWEG, two globally unique technology and design icons, have been on a journey together to push boundaries, set new standards and celebrate their own definition of uniqueness.

Both brands unite superlatives that are unparalleled. Both brands strive for the optimum in terms of technical finesse, incomparable design and perfect craftsmanship. The time factor shapes the DNA of both worlds. BUGATTI’s hyper sports cars celebrate the rush of speed. Timeless yet dynamic elegance characterises the high-security safes and watch winders of BUBEN&ZORWEG.

Highly exclusive and developed as part of an intensive collaboration between both companies, fusing the DNA of both brands, all BUBEN&ZORWEG for BUGATTI objects live up to the demands of the Experience the Extraordinary partnership.


Jacob & Co.

For over a quarter of a century, JACOB & CO. has created revolutionary timepieces and jewellery for men and women. The driving force for JACOB & CO. is creativity. From his earliest beginnings in jewellery and watches, Jacob Arabo has designed beautiful and innovative products. The breadth of JACOB & CO.'s offering shows the brand's insatiable need to produce amazing pieces that the world has never seen before.

JACOB & CO. has collaborated with BUBEN&ZORWEG for more than 10 years, regularly co-creating unique masterpieces to present and protect the JACOB & CO. collections globally. 


Since 2022, B&Z is honoured to have been a proud member of the MEISTERKREIS, a platform of companies, recognised for embodying Germany’s culture of excellence.

Founded in 2011, the MEISTERKREIS unites more than 80 brands and cultural and scientific institutions. It represents a combined value added of more than 190 billion euros and over 300,000 employees in Germany.

MEISTERKREIS members achieve excellence through a business model that relies on intellectual property, craftsmanship, engineering, selective distribution and the development of new markets



Since its foundation in 1977, BURMESTER develops and produces world-class audio systems. As the last independent manufacturer, BURMESTER is one of the market leaders in the industry and successfully established worldwide.

In 2023, BURMESTER created a highly innovative Loft and Club in Berlin to showcase their unmatched product quality. As part of an open technology and design space, B&Z was invited among other leading brands to contribute with their expertise.


The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is an independent university institute with campuses in Lausanne and Singapore. For more than 75 years, IMD has been a pioneering force in developing leaders who transform organisations and contribute to society. IMD is acknowledged as one of the world’s most influential and impactful business schools.

In 2020 & 2021, B&Z’s CEO Florian vom Bruch took part in one of IMD’s flagship programs and obtained an Executive Diploma in General Management. One of the program professors, Omar Toulan, Professor of Strategy and International Management, was fascinated by B&Z’s story and began the project to write a joint case study.

Today, the B&Z case study is regularly taught in IMD’s MBA program to global business students. Both organisations are in regular contact and share input on each other’s challenges.



Sports World Magazine (SWM) is a global lifestyle platform focussing on sports, entertainment, media, marketing and lifestyle management.

SWM collaborates with some of the biggest names in luxury and world-class talent, including Chris Brown, Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema and brands like Audemars Piquet, Vacheron Constantin, Prada and Gucci.

In 2020 SWM selected BUBEN&ZORWEG as their exclusive partner for high-security safes, watch winders and bespoke commissions.

Rolls-Royce Whispers

For ROLLS-ROYCE owners, Whispers unlocks new horizons, and grants access to the most memorable experiences and rare craftsmanship, where unique opportunities meet unparalleled possibilities.

In 2020 ROLLS-ROYCE reached out to BUBEN&ZORWEG to incorporate B&Z masterpieces and the B&Z Bespoke Manufaktur service into the Whispers program. Since then, ROLLS-ROYCE owners have enjoyed B&Z’s excellence in engineering and fine craftsmanship.


Reining Championships
at CS Ranch

Corinna Schumacher is an enthusiastic rider, European champion in Western riding and the wife of seven-time German Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher.

As the owner of the prestigious CS Ranch, she skilfully developed it into the largest and most modern private reining facility in Switzerland, and is regularly the host of the Reining World and European Championship for young and experienced riders. Reining is one of the nine disciplines of western riding, which some consider to be the counterpart of classical dressage riding.

BUBEN&ZORWEG has been a partner of the Reining Championships at CS Ranch for more than a decade.

Honours & Awards

EY Award Top 50 German Luxury Brands

In 2017 and 2018, BUBEN&ZORWEG was listed by Ernst & Young in their annual Best German Luxury Brands Ranking.

B&Z was placed in the TOP 30 (25th in 2017 and 27th in 2018), a distinction that places them alongside world-famous German brands such as Montblanc, Porsche, BMW, Leica and A. Lange & Söhne. Especially noteworthy is the 2018 listing of B&Z in the sub-criteria ‘Customer Centricity’ in third place, and ‘Innovation’ in seventh place. 


German Design Award

In 2018 and 2020, BUBEN&ZORWEG won the prestigious German Design Award in the category ‘Excellent Product Design, Luxury Goods’.

The innovative Grande Illusion collection was awarded in 2020. The 39-member jury of leading German and international designers and design experts elaborated on their decision for awarding the Grande Illusion Deluxe by BUBEN&ZORWEG: “Immediately visible to the outside world, the solid oval column appears to be a work of art and hides its precious content that, if desired, captures the gaze in a majestic manner.
A clever combination of craftsmanship, materials and modern technology.”
In 2018 the jury honoured B&Z’s Galaxy Deluxe collection.

German Brand Award

BUBEN&ZORWEG was awarded the renowned German Brand Award three times in a row, from 2017 to 2019. 

The German Brand Awards is a competition organised by the German Brand Institute. This Institute was founded by the German Design Council and the consulting firm GMK Markenberatung in order to strengthen brand management as a critical success factor for companies competing in both the domestic and international markets.

The award is intended to function as a catalyst in the German brand sector, bringing together the most important brand manufacturers and sparking dialogue. With the German Brand Awards, the Institute has created one of the most important prizes available to German brands.


Diamond Prize for Excellence in Quality

In 2020, BUBEN&ZORWEG was honoured with the International Diamond Prize for Excellence in Quality by ESQR, the European Society for Quality Research.

The European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) promotes quality awareness, recognises good business practices, technological innovation and quality achievements in organisations worldwide, and publicises these organisations' successful performance strategies.

“We usually prefer to let our work, which features perfect craftsmanship, speak for itself. We are very honoured to receive this recognition from the ESQR Award, which acknowledges our outstanding manufacturing quality. For us, this is both confirmation and motivation to continue to set standards in terms of quality with our work in the future,” said Florian vom Bruch, CEO of BUBEN&ZORWEG.

Manager Magazin

In 2022, Germany‘s leading business magazine Manager Magazin, published a special edition featuring Germany’s 500 wealthiest individuals and named the BUBEN&ZORWEG Turbo as a style icon worthy of investment, alongside a line-up of luxury masterpieces by Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Balenciaga and Messika.

While over 90% of BUBEN&ZORWEG sales are made outside of Germany, via businesses in over 75 countries and with clients all over the world, BUBEN&ZORWEG has always had, and will always have, a deeply rooted, passionate connection to Germany, our home market.
BUBEN&ZORWEG is therefore delighted by this recognition and appreciation.