openPR Logo
Press release

Third prize in a row

06-30-2021 03:15 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: Markilux

/ PR Agency: conzept3
The 'pergola stretch' by markilux was presented with the 'German Innovation Award' 2021.

The 'pergola stretch' by markilux was presented with the 'German Innovation Award' 2021.

The ‘pergola stretch’ awning by markilux has received the ‘German Innovation Award’ 2021

The new large-format ‘pergola stretch’ by markilux can rejoice in being awarded yet another prize. The ‘German Innovation Award’ was recently conferred on it by the German Design Council in Frankfurt am Main in the competition class ‘Excellence in Business to Business - Building & Elements’ in the category ‘Winner’.

The raison d'être of new products is that they offer something new and bring additional benefits. Not infrequently, they seize on a trend and service needs that ensue from them. This is also true of the markilux ‘pergola stretch’.

The aim to create a large amount of free space has been achieved

It is the ambition of this awning supported by posts at the front to turn terraces and patios into an attractive outdoor area that can be used for as long as possible throughout the year. It fulfils the end consumer's wish for a spacious open area to be created that at the same time is protected against sun, wind and rain. Its sophisticated technology, which makes impressive dimensions possible, convinced the German Design Council in Frankfurt to confer the ‘German Innovation Award’ 2021 on it. it received the prize of ‘Winner’ in the competition class ‘Excellence in Business to Business - Building & Elements’.

Creating something grand with new ideas

‘The size factor stood pretty near the top of our wish list when developing the awning’, says Michael Gerling, Director of R&D and Production at markilux. He emphasises: ‘In order to breathe life into a 'pergola' version in XXL format, we first needed a particularly powerful drive system and an alternative means of transporting the cover.’ He adds that this was successful with the development of the new toothed drive system and space-saving folding cover technology. In his view, the model is an awning full of superlatives which even as a single unit can already span an area of almost 50 square metres and when coupled up to 175 square metres.

Another success story for the product history book

As such, the ‘stretch version’ is apt for use on both patios in private gardens as well as for al fresco terrace dining areas he adds. All the more so because waterproof and highly flame-retardant fabric is employed. The ‘German Innovation Award’ is now the third prize in a row that this new allround weather protection system has conferred on the developers. At the beginning of the year the awning had already won the ‘German Design Award’ presented by the German Design Council and the ‘Innovation Prize’ awarded by the ‘R+T digital’. For Mr Gerling it is yet another success story in the product history of the company: ‘With us, every awning runs through a complex maturing process. Many hours of development work are invested in technology, functionality and design. If this means one wins several prizes straight away, it gives a motivational kick to develop the next technological leap and the next inspirational design.’ There are already ideas a plenty for those.

For further information, please visit:

An der Alten Ziegelei 34
D-48157 Muenster
Fon: +49 (0) 251-1347740

markilux stands for 'Design Made in Germany', innovative new products and excellent quality in the exterior solar protection sector. Since 1972 folding-arm awnings, conservatory awnings and vertical blinds have been produced at its manufacturing facility in Emsdetten, northern Germany. The high-quality products are distributed by professional partners in Germany and abroad. About 1,000 selected companies assure the high qualitative standards during the assembly of the awnings.

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Third prize in a row here

News-ID: 2317885 • Views: 260

More Releases from Markilux

So that production runs smoothly
markilux is continuously perfecting its work processes For many years, markilux has been finetuning the processes it employs in the company. And this means its ‘Continual Improvement Process’ (CIP). It is an important tool as it ensures greater efficiency and that the continually growing order volume can be handled. Look carefully at what works well and then see what can be done better. Awning manufacturer markilux has sensitised its employees to this,
Experiencing awnings in AR mode
The Augmented Reality App from markilux is now even more user-friendly markilux has brought its app up to date. On the one hand, this provides even better sales support for the awning specialist’s partners. On the other, it makes it very easy for an end consumer to select an awning for their own home in advance, as this tool allows awning models not only to be configured as desired, but also
Having fun buying an awning
The enjoyment of choosing solar protection with the AR App Anyone wanting to buy an awning can now put their product together online with the Augmented Reality App from markilux. This app helps you see just what the solar protection will look like when installed before you purchase it. The Augmented Reality App from awning manufacturer markilux will guide end consumer to the awning of their dreams in an entertaining and inspiring
Automation continues to make advances
markilux is developing a squaring table to simplify certain work processes The markilux technical cover making department has, to a large extent, already been automated. And this development is being extended to even more workplaces. Soon, a new squaring table in the factory will undergo a testing phase. It is supposed to make cutting the awning covers to size more efficient and further simplify this work process. Machine-controlled processes in industry are

All 5 Releases

More Releases for German

German Maritime Security 2018, German Government Statement!
Despite all international and national efforts, piracy remains a serious peril for the international shipping industry. Especially in Asia (i.e. Chittagong/Bangladesh or on the Strait of Malacca), but also in South America (e.g. Bay of Santos/Brazil or in the port of Callao/Peru) robbery or piracy there has recurred in the recent past. At the West African coast the number of incidents had raised even by 50% with 66 incidents this
More German Investments Mean More German Translations
Why Language Continues to be an Obstacle for Investing in Germany Germany is one of the prime markets for foreign investments, with an estimated 4% of global direct investment making its way into the country. In fact, the world’s second richest man, Warren Buffett, who is only beaten to the top spot on the financial leaderboard by Microsoft Founder Bill Gates, believes Germany to be a ‘great market’, and confirms the
German Design Award 2015
German Design Council Awards a Special Mention to the LR 1000 Laboratory Reactor and Nominates the Tube Mill Staufen, Germany, February 23, 2015 — For the second time, a device produced by IKA® Werke has received the "Special mention for exceptional design quality" award from the German Design Council. The company was presented with the award in the "Excellent Product Design — Industry" category as part of the German Design Award 2015
German Local Trade Tax
All the companies in Germany are liable to pay not only corporate income tax, whose rate is nowadays about 15% of the annual profit of the company, but also trade tax (Gewerbesteuer), which is a tax of German characteristics. Why would we say that trade tax is of German characteristics? Because it is different from the corporate income tax, which is charged by the German Federal Government and it is difficult
Integral Launches German Bureau
Integral Launches German Bureau Appoints Suchit Manchanda as the Head of Operations January 4, 2010: Germany: Integral Fusion, a leading software services firm, has launched operations in Germany and announced the appointment of Suchit Manchanda as their Managing Director. The German bureau will be responsible for strategic business development in European Union organizations and client servicing. Suchit a world class MBA from Hochschule Nürnberg, Germany and a Masters in IT from Jamia
ISPA – German Masters 2008
Magdeburg – Over the long weekend of the 4. Mai more than 1.000 Skat players filled the Mittelland hall in Barleben. The tournaments of the 30. German Mastery and the 27. open International German Single Mastership were held by the International Skat Players Association, ISPA Germany. Patrons of the Games were the 1st Barleber Skat sports club e.V. and the Skat club \"Burger Ihleskater\", whose good organization together with the