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Brother Wins Good Design Award for 25th consecutive year

Brother Industries, Ltd., is pleased to announce that the company has won a Japanese Good Design Award 2017 for the new Colour Laser Printer and MFC Series.

Brother has been recognised for its high-quality product design for the 25th year running after winning a Good Design Award 2017 in the Colour Multi-Function Laser Series category.

The HL-L8360CDW printer and MFC-L9570CDW multi-function centre from the print specialist’s latest colour laser range scooped the Japanese award.

Since Brother first won the award for its home sewing machine in 1960, it has claimed the Good Design Award for 199 different products.

Based on its motto, “At your side”, Brother continues to strive to provide superior value through product design, placing its customers first by designing products that suit their needs.

Dale de Villiers, Marketing manager at Brother South Africa said “The Good Design Award recognises not only the exterior beauty of products, but also the user experience and environmental impact of the design, as well as the product’s innovative qualities. Winning the award highlights the hard work of all Brother employees involved in developing, manufacturing and delivering our products and services.’’


Colour Laser Multi-function Centre


Colour Laser Printer

About Good Design

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 Japan participate in the activity to enhance the industry through design quality. “G Mark”, the symbol of the award has been recognised widely as a mark representing good design.

Good Design Award 2017

Brother International South Africa

For more than a century, Brother has won recognition as a brand synonymous with delivering product innovation and customer satisfaction. Founded in 1908, Brother is a leading International brand that produces quality innovative products for the print and imaging, labelling and sewing markets in more than 100 countries worldwide. Brother International South Africa (Pty) Ltd is the regional sales office for South Africa and markets a range of products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan.  Established in 1970, Brother International South Africa (Pty) Ltd manages an extensive network of distributors in both domestic and Sub Saharan markets.

Brother’s printing business is committed to the advancement of technologies and “work style innovation” and constantly strives to pioneer new technologies and improve product quality. The different types of technology Brother offers are convenient to use and helps streamline workflow and efficiency in corporate, SME and home environments.

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