GOOD DESIGN AWARD

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2008

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Turntable Fire Engine [Metz L32]
Business Owner
Metz Aerials GmbH & Co. KG
Domain/Category
Industry - Devices and equipment for manufacturing and logistics
Company
Spirit Design / Innovation & Branding (Austria)
Award Number
08B06055
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2008

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Outline

Fully automatic hydraulic turntable fire engine ladder with 32 m working height; CAN-Bus control with LCD color displays in the cage and the main control panel; rescue cage with 270 kg capacity; four cage accesses (three at the front, one at the rear), fold- down ladder at the front, foldable cage (cage floor on same level as the top ladder rung)

Producer

Gerda Koenigstorfer, Metz Aerials GmbH

Director

Daniel Huber, Managing Partner Product, Spirit Design/ Innovation & Branding

Designer

Tomas Maly, Senior Product Designer, Spirit Design/ Innovation & Branding

Daniel Huber, General Manager Product, Spirit Design

More information

http://www.metz-online.de/

Already on the market
2007/6/1

Evaluation

A fire engine with very sophisticated design. The rotating portion of a ladder is mechanically innovative as well as excellent in terms of the design. Visibility of the operator is fully ensured and the operability is also wonderful.

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