Design Innovation 2000: Three times "Roter Punkt" for FEIN.
The decision of the international jury for the "Design Innovation 2000" competition in the North Rhine-Westphalia Design Centre has been made: Three times "Roter Punkt" for high design quality for the FEIN products "WSB 25-230 angle grinder", "WSG 12-70 E universal angle grinder" and "Drill/driver SCS". 1389 entries were sent in for review from 724 companies and 512 designers. was stiff and only the best were awarded. Along with other reputable prize-winners such as Sony, Audi, Dornier, or Daimler, FEIN was also included with those awarded.
The Angle grinder "WSB 25-230", the "Universal angle grinder WSG 12-70 E", as well as the "Drill/driver SCS" won the prestigious award. They are decorated by the world-wide acknowledged "Roter Punkt" seal of quality, the sign for outstanding design performance of the year 2000. For FEIN this is both incentive as well as confirmation that it belongs to the leading edge in developing innovative and modern products in the future. Prized: The FEIN safety angle grinders WSB 25-230 and WSB 25-180.
Once again FEIN has received awards for innovative developments. The Dr. Rudolf-Eberle Prize was awarded to the two FEIN angle grinders WSB 25-230 and WSB 25-180, for which eight patents are pending. The most significant innovation is the completely wear-free and exceedingly efficient electric braking system, which brings the disc to a standstill in less than three seconds when switched off. It makes working with the powerful angle grinders considerably safer.
The innovation prize is bestowed in memory of the former Minister for Economic Affairs from Baden-Wuerttemberg, Dr. Rudolf Eberle, and is given to companies that have shown exemplary performance in developing new products. Technical advancement and innovation, the special corporate performance, and the economic success are evaluated.