(f.l.t.r.) Heike Schlosser (Design), Josi Brunner (Marketing), Alexandra Jung (Marketing) and Luisa Kästle (Design) celebrated with more than 2,000 designers, representatives from business, culture, politics and media on Friday, 9th of March at BMW Welt in Munich.
They were honored with the if Design Award on behalf of SURTECO. The impressive booth of the SURTECO Group was awarded for the fair concept at interzum 2017.
At this year’s “German Design Award” competition, SURTECO cele-brated success with two prizes: The award in the “Winner” catego-ry was earned for the new exhibition concept while the “Edition Co-Equal” received a “Special Mention”. This had already been award-ed the “Red Dot” accolade in the summer.more
The SURTECO Group once again impresses with its expertise in design and surface technology at this year's Caravan Salon. According to the motto "One in Motion", SURTECO developed within Interzum 2017, the booth in Düsseldorf was traversed also by a big "tree", which impressively demonstrates the diversity of new product innovations.
Especially the tactile and optical effects of the newly installed digital printing system at Sassenberg were well received by the numerous trade visitors.
Outstanding innovative strength: Chairman Dr. Gereon Schäfer (l.) and Horst Pachowiak (r.), Head of Innovation Management at SURTECO DECOR, accepted the TOP 100 seal from science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar.
This year, SURTECO DECOR GmbH is among the innovative leaders in Germany’s SME sector. The company from Buttenwiesen was honoured by Ranga Yogeshwar, Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke and compamedia with the TOP 100 seal, awarded for the 24th time. In the independent selection process, the company impressed the jurors with its innovation processes and the climate of innovation.
TOP 100: The competition
Since 1993, compamedia has been awarding the TOP 100 seal to small and medium sized companies, honouring outstanding innovative strength and an above-average rate of innovative successes. The scientific management has been in the hands of Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke since 2002. Franke is founder and chairman of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Vienna’s University of Economics and Business and an associate researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). With 18 research prizes and over 200 publications, he is numbered among the leading innovation researchers internationally. Mentor to the TOP 100 project is the science journalist and TV presenter Ranga Yogeshwar. Project partners are the Fraunhofer Society for the promotion of applied research and the SME association BVMW.
„Our aim is not simply to present areas of expertise and opportunities – we want to bring them to life in a tangible experience, present their effect and inspire aspirations.“
This was the claim for the new SURTECO exhibition stand at interzum 2017. And anybody standing at the central Piazza of the Cologne Trade Fair was encounter an exciting invitation to go on this voyage of discovery. SURTECO provided the ideal presentation here as a key market player with an exhibition stand covering an area of 550 sqm. Yet the large area alone was not the magnet of attraction bringing visitors to the stand. Trend trees reached five metres into the vertical space unfold the imposing diversity of our product range in the space encompassing nine metres in diameter. Visitors embarked on a transformation between opportunities, a voyage of motion – which moves in the literal sense. In keeping with our promise this year of “ONE in Motion”.
Three trend trees presented the most important designs for the coming years. A fourth installation of surprising designs showed visitors the latest highlights in decor match. Two other multifaceted installations presented the most recent technical innovations. Anybody who is able to transfer their gaze from the creative stand architecture to the floor discovered designs and materials from SURTECO partners at every turn.
The excitingly choreographed portrayal of edgebandings from BAUSCHLINNEMANN and DÖLLKEN attracted visitors with its waveform 3D look. After completing your tour, you were welcomed at the highlight area in a dialogue zone. Discussions took place here in an upscale atmosphere. Undoubtedly there have been some interesting conversations about the presentations that visitors found particularly moving at the SURTECO stand.
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