The KUKA KR QUANTEC Robot has won the German Design Award
Augsburg, October 2012 - After winning the red dot Award "Best of the Best" in April 2012, the KUKA KR 270 R2700 ultra was also able to score points with the German Design Award. The council for design awarded the KUKA KR QUANTEC series with the prestigious German Design Award in Gold.
The German Design Award is the international premium prize of the design council. The jury consisted of 30 distinguished judges who allocated 1,500 nominees from top-class products and projects from product and communication design, design specialists, and start-up designers, all of which are groundbreaking in their own way within the German and international design scene.
The KUKA Robot KR 270 R2700, prevailed against eight rivals in the category “Industrial Goods and Materials”, including, Bosch and UVEX, and won the coveted title. The Gold Award is for excellence in international design.
"This powerhouse for fast and accurate spot welding, assembly and packaging, managed to unite science and design in a product," the jury explained . "The KUKA Industrial Robots, KR QUANTEC series complement design concept, and physical condition to a consistently coherent design concept."
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