Sydney, Australia - 30 October 2014 – Brother Industries, Ltd.(President: Toshikazu Koike), a parent company of Brother International Australia, one of the leading global manufacturers of laser and inkjet printing devices, has won a Japanese design award “Good Design Award 2014” (hereinafter Good Design Award) across multiple product categories including Business Colour Inkjet Multi-Function Centre® and Monochrome Laser Printer.
Since winning for the first time in 1960 for its home sewing machine, Brother has won the Good Design Awards in 185 categories in total and has won awards for the 22nd consecutive year since 1993.
Kelly Wilson, Senior Marketing Manager at Brother International Australia, said “Good Design Award evaluates not only the exterior beauty of products, but also user and environmental friendliness in design, the products’ ability to present new ideas to society, and various other aspects. Winning the award indicates that the concerted effort by all Brother employees involved in developing, manufacturing and delivering of products and services have been recognised.’’
Brother is committed to designing products by always placing the customers first, based on Brother’s motto, “At your side.” It is determined to continue providing superior value through product designs by incorporating customers and all the other stakeholders’ opinions.
About Good Design Awards
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 of Japan participate in the activity to enhance the industry or the quality of life through the design. “G Mark”, the symbol of the award has been recognised widely as a mark representing good design. For more information about Good Design Award visit: http://www.g-mark.org/?locale=en.
Winning Brother International Australia products: Good Design Award 2014
Business Colour Inkjet Multi-Function Centre®
Monochrome Laser Printer
About Brother International (Aust) Pty Ltd:
With over 100 years in operation, Brother International is a leading global manufacturer of laser printers, label printers, Multi-Function Centres®, fax machines, P-touch electronic labellers, typewriters and sewing machines. A specialist in its product lines, Brother combines customer satisfaction and comprehensive measures for environmental conservation, to manufacture innovative, reliable and practical products to enhance the consumer's lifestyle.
Brother 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 located in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.
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 http://www.brotherearth.com. 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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