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AC charging cables are winners of iF Design Award 2019

Press release   •   Apr 15, 2019 11:27 BST

This is the second time, the new generation of AC charging cables from Phoenix Contact have been awarded a renowned design prize: after receiving the German Design Award 2019 in October 2018, they have now been awarded the iF Design Award.

The charging cables for electric vehicles and charging stations were award a prize in the Automobiles/Vehicles category within the Product sector. The iF Design Award is awarded once a year by the world's oldest independent design institution – the iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover, Germany.

During the development of the new range of AC charging cables in collaboration with professional designer Stephan Gahlow from Hamburg, a conscious effort was made to focus on achieving an ergonomic and attractive design, a modern style with a two-coloured appealing appearance, along with using robust and top-quality materials. The AC charging cable convinced the jury of 67 international experts with these outstanding product characteristics. There were a large number of submissions: The members of the jury had to award the coveted seal of quality to one of 6375 entries from 52 countries.

For the last 66 years, the iF Design Award has been a globally recognized trademark that stands for excellent design. The iF trademark is an internationally-established symbol for outstanding design. The iF Design Award is one of the most important design prizes in the world. It awards design achievements in all sectors: Product, packaging, communication and service design/UX, architecture and interior design, and professional concepts.

Phoenix Contact, founded over 80 years ago, is a leading manufacturer of electric connection and industrial automation technology. 14000 employees, 50 own sales companies and 30 sales partners worldwide ensure customer proximity.

Our work is dedicated to the creation of progress with inspiring, innovative solutions and to a trusting partnership towards our customers and partners with common benefits.

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