Double Gold for Otto Bock
The iF product design award in gold was accepted by Designer Oliver Kretschmer and Product Manager Helge Maday.
Double gold for Otto Bock at the presentation of the iF product design and iF material awards 2011: the third generation of the Avantgarde active wheelchair series recently received the iF product design award in gold at CeBIT in Hanover. The iF material award in gold was also presented for SKINGUARD® carbon resin, which is used in the fabrication of prosthetic sockets.
The three new models of the Avantgarde 3 feature exemplary ergonomics, a contemporary design and outstanding functionality, scoring points with the jury comprised of international experts. This was also the case with the z10 push and brake assist, which received the
In the contest for the iF material award 2011, the jury selected five gold winners from among 90 entries - including SKINGUARD®, a carbon resin developed by Otto Bock, in combination with the BetaSil silicone insert. In order to offer ultimate quality of life for prosthesis wearers, the properties of stiff and flexible materials were combined in the socket. Using the antimicrobial acrylic lamination resin C-Orthocryl Sanitized protects the skin and prosthetic socket against a broad spectrum of various microorganisms. The dual-component BetaSil silicone insert provides outstanding damping characteristics for the user along with high restoring force and improved control over the prosthesis.
Otto Bock - Technology for People
Otto Bock HealthCare helps people maintain or regain their freedom of movement with innovative products. Founded in Berlin back in 1919, the medical technology company has become a global market leader in the field of prosthetics. Other business units include orthotics, Mobility Solutions with wheelchairs, seating systems and child rehabilitation devices as well as, since 2006, neurostimulation. The activities of the global company with sales and service locations in 43 countries are coordinated from the head office in Duderstadt, South Lower Saxony. Professor Hans Georg Näder, the grandson of company founder Otto Bock, took over the management of the family company from his father Dr. Max Näder in 1990 and carried on as the third-generation CEO ever since.
Further information: www.ottobock.com
Director of Corporate Communication / Company Spokesman
Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH, Max-Näder-Str. 15, 37115 Duderstadt
Phone: +49 (0)5527 848-3036, Fax: +49 (0)5527 848-3360
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