In the United States Plasmatreat has been awarded the GREEN GOOD DESIGN™ AWARD 2014 in the category „Green Research / Technology" for the eco-friendliness, efficiency and sustainability of its Openair-Plasma® surface treatment technology. The award has been presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design (USA) in collaboration with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies (IR).
GOOD DESIGN™ is the world's oldest design award. Founded in Chicago in 1950 by the former MoMA curator Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., together with such pioneers in modern design as Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, Russel Wright, and George Nelson, GOOD DESIGN™ honors annually the achievements of the best architects, industrial and graphic designers and world manufacturers for their pursuit of extraordinary design excellence. Competitors from around the world participate each year by submitting their innovative products in different categories.
In 2009 the new award program GREEN GOOD DESIGN™ was created, to (quote) "bestow international recognition to those outstanding individuals, companies, organizations, governments, and institutions - together with their products, services, programs, ideas, and concepts-that have forwarded exceptional thinking and inspired greater progress toward a more healthier and more sustainable universe."
The award's category „Green Research / Technology" demands for Next Generation instruments and devices performance that determines and manages greater optimum energy standards, achieves C02-reduction, energy conservation, renewable energy sources, recyclability, sustainability, quality of life and environment, economic viability, and economical efficiency.
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