Why Jowat

The success of Jowat as entrepreneur is mainly based on the people who contribute their competence and experience in our daily work. Our employees are therefore our largest capital.

Over 100 years of corporate history, our highly dedicated employees have provided their input to develop, manufacture and market innovative adhesives with great enthusiasm. This alone made Jowat one of the leading global adhesive manufacturers with more than 1,200 employees and with dynamic growth perspectives. This tradition we want to keep and continue in the future. Achieving this will only be possible with the best team from the entire industry. Therefore, we offer a multifaceted and future-oriented apprenticeships or employment to young people just starting their careers after school or college, or to those with working experience, in a modern and international environment.

Qualified, motivated and satisfied employees use their know-how in every workplace and in every corporate function to the benefit of our customers. All staff members should live up to the high standards of Jowat SE and represent us externally as an innovative, reliable and successful brand supplier.

Bonding connects. Founded as a small-sized trading company, Jowat feels obliged to the values of a modern family enterprise up to this day. In spite of today’s market dynamics, a sustainable entrepreneurship draws on consistency, reliability and trust. We are emphasizing a corporate philosophy based on partnership and openness, while at the same time promoting performance and providing scope for individual creativity. We intend to motivate by transferring responsibility, recognizing achievement and also by a high level of information concerning business interrelations. Our management supports especially the willingness and abilities of our employees for international co-operation. The individual promotion of employees is particularly important to increase personnel competence and capabilities which is achieved through special training and educational courses. Therefore, the continuous qualification of our staff is of high significance. Additional measures like workplace health promotion and an improved reconciliation of family and working life.

The staff receives individual support in training and further education, which maintains and improves the level of quality. An ongoing qualification of the staff therefore plays a key role. Other measures are to raise the health level of staff and to make work and family more compatible.

Become Part of the Jowat World


Whoever becomes part of our team can expect constant individual advancement. Our claim is to constantly strengthen and support our employees in their competencies and skills.


The adhesives manufacturer Jowat has again won the coveted quality seal “Best Managed Company” in the year 2022. It is an acknowledgment for the enterprise’s strategic vision, innovative power, sustainable corporate culture and outstanding business management.

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