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ALNO Awarded "Most Innovative Brand of the Year"

July 5th, 2016
  • ALNO is the “Most Innovative Brand of the Year 2016”
  • Kitchen Manufacturer wins a number of prizes and awards
  • German Brand Award for outsourcing branding
  • ALNOCERA Concretto ceramic kitchen receives “German Design Award”
  • ALNOSTAR SIGN / ALNOSUND is “Kitchen Innovation of the Year”
  • German Design Council: The ALNO brand stands for innovative ability, independent design and top quality

Pfullendorf, Germany, June 2016 – The experts are in agreement: traditional band ALNO is one of the most innovative brands in the kitchen industry. Never before has the kitchen manufacturer from Pfullendorf, Baden-Wuttemberg has been honored with so many prestigious awards. ALNO has been commended for its ability to innovate, top quality, pioneering product design and outstanding branding.
The latest example is the conferring of the Plus X Award, for the “Most Innovative Brand of the Year 2016” in the product group “Furniture.” This is now the fifth top-flight award that ALNO has won this year. Prior to this, the kitchen brand had already scooped the German Brand Award 2016 as well as twice winning the German Design Award 2016 and being honored with the Kitchen Innovation of the Year, 2016 consumer prize.
“The awards are a nice confirmation of the ALNO’s brand’s mission, namely the interplay of product quality, functionality and innovative design,” said Chief Sales Officer, Andreas Sandmann.
In connection with the Plus X Award, ALNO additionally received the “Best Product of the Year 2016/2017” and the ‘Innovation, High Quality, Design and Functionality’ quality seals for the ALNOCERA kitchen. ALNO is setting a new direction with the introduction of ceramics as a material for kitchen furniture. The high quality workmanship and the modern concrete look combine form and function to produce a harmonious overall effect,” the judges said in their adjudication.
The Plus X Award is the world’s biggest innovation award for products in the areas of technology, sport and lifestyle and it acts as a beacon for consumers. An independent international panel of judges drawn from 25 sectors, assess more than 600 participating international brands for the awards. The award ceremony took place last week with a gala of 350 invited guests in the historic plenary chamber of the First German Parliament in Bonn.
ALNO is among the best product – and corporate brands in kitchens
In the German Brand Award, promoted for the first time by the German Brand Institute together with the German Design Council, ALNO was voted the 2016 winner in the Industry ‘Excellence in Branding’ category. ALNO is thus one of the best product – and corporate brands - in the Kitchens category. “The ALNO brand” declared the German Design Council of judges, “stands for innovative ability, exceptional, independent design and top quality made in Germany.” The award recognizes successful branding and sustainable brand communication. The award ceremony was held in mid-June at the Volkswagen Forum in Berlin.
Design Awards for ALNOCERA Concretto and ALNOSTAR PLAN Oxide Grey
The German Design Council, a leading international competence center for design also gave ALNOCERA Concretto ceramic kitchen an award for its sophisticated and refined concrete look, voting it the internationally respected German Design Award 2016 Winner, and commended the ALNOSTAR PLAN oxide grey kitchen for the current design trend for vintage surfaces with haptic textured appeal, awarding it the German Design Award 2016 Special Mention.
The products that received the German Design Council awards are pioneers of their kind on the German and international landscape.
Seal of Quality for ALNOSTAR SIGN / ALNOSUND
ALNO won another award for the ALNOSTAR SIGN kitchen line in combination with ALNOSUND in the “Kitchen Innovation of the Year 2016” consumer competition. The kitchen impressed the organizer, the “LifeCare consumer initiative,” with its unlimited design possibilities and clever tiled recess back walls in glass or melamine, for which it was honored with the “Outstanding Product” rating in the “Kitchen Furniture and Fittings” category. The judges especially appreciated the functionality, innovation and design of the ALNOSTAR SIGN / ALNOSUND. The annual award is an internationally recognized seal of quality which is respected by consumers.

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