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  • 14 November 2018 09:30

Brother celebrates consecutive ‘Good Design Award 2018’ win across 6 categories

Recognising the development, manufacturing and delivery of aesthetically beautiful, user-friendly and environmentally sustainable designs.

Sydney, Australia - 14th November 2018 – Brother Industries Ltd, the parent company of Brother International Australia, have once again won the highly esteemed Japanese design award: “Good Design Award 2018” in 6 categories. The organisation, which is known as one of the leading global manufacturers of printers, scanners, labellers and sewing machines, was competing against 4,789 entries across several categories.

After taking home their first award for their home sewing machine in 1960, Brother has won the same award for 205 different products in total, including the 6 won this year. This will be the 26th consecutive year since 1993 that Brother has won an award, showcasing the organisation’s unwavering commitment to product design and quality.

“The Good Design Award evaluates not only the exterior beauty of products, but also the user experience and environmental impact of the design, as well as the products’ ability to present new ideas to society,” said Stefanie Dixon, Marketing Manager SMB at Brother International Australia.

“Winning the award recognises the concerted effort by all Brother employees involved in developing, manufacturing and delivering Brother’s products and services.’’

Staying true to their motto “At your side”, Brother is highly committed to always placing the customers first, by designing products that are both cost-effective and highly functional. Brother is determined to continue to provide product designs that enrich the productivity of their customers.

Winning Brother Products:

Inkjet Printer

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Monochrome Multi-Function Laser Printer Series


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Desktop Scanner

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Labelling System

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Sewing and Embroidery Machine
Luminaire Innov-is XP1

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Garment Printer

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About Good Design Awards:
The Good Design Award has been a sole comprehensive design evaluation and communication system in Japan since 1957. Many companies and designers from both inside and outside Japan participate in the activity to enhance the industry through design quality. The “G Mark” symbol of the award has been recognised widely as a mark representing good design. For more information about the Good Design Award, visit here.

About Brother International (Aust) Pty Ltd

In operation for more than a century, Brother is a global manufacturer of laser printers, laser and inkjet Multi-Function Centres, label printers, scanners and mobile products and is recognised for its range of technology-driven machinery used within businesses worldwide.

With corporate printing solutions at the forefront of its services, Brother boasts customer satisfaction across small, medium, and large businesses. Its printers have been recognised with 6 consecutive wins for the coveted PC Magazine, Business Choice Award, and 10 consecutive wins of Readers’ Choice Awards. The organisation takes pride in its consistent efforts towards promoting environmental conservation and cost minimisation, particularly through providing solutions that encourage efficiency in the workplace.

Brother International Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brother Industries, which was founded in 1908 in Japan. Brother Australia was established in 1977, with a head office located in Sydney and state offices nationally throughout Australia.

About Brother Earth:

Brother always takes responsibility, acts respectfully and tries to make a positive difference. Brother Earth is Brother’s attitude and commitment to play a part in building a society with sustainable development. Help the environment now by giving a click at Brother will contribute to a variety of global environmental protection activities on your behalf. The number of clicks each project receives will determine proportionately how the funds will be allocated.

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