Brother wins iF Design Award 2018 in 4 categories

Tswane, 16 April 2018 – Brother Industries, Ltd. a parent company of Brother International South Africa, one of the leading global manufacturer of laser and inkjet printing devices, has won "iF DESIGN AWARD 2018" for 4 product categories.

iF DESIGN AWARD 2018 received 6,401 entries from 54 countries and regions. This is the 11th consecutive year Brother has been named as an iF DESIGN AWARD winner and has now received a total of 66 awards, including the four won this year.


iF Design Awards products available in South Africa

The iF Design Award was awarded to the HL-L8360CDW colour laser printer and MFC-L8690CDW and MFC-L9570CDW colour laser multi-function centres.

These recently launched award-winning products are covered by a three year on-site warranty against manufacturer defects in materials and workmanship. The warranty is applied automatically on purchase date so there is no need to register your product online.

Dale de Villiers, Marketing Manager at Brother South Africa, said “We are extremely honoured to receive these awards. Brother continuously makes efforts to pursue improvements in design quality and product innovation to provide superior value to customers and this is evident with the 66 awards we have received to date.”


Colour Laser Printer
31ppm, duplex print, wireless


Colour Laser Multi-function Centre
31ppm, 4 in 1, wireless


Colour Laser Multi-function Centre
31ppm, 4 in 1, wireless

About iF Design Awards

iF DESIGN AWARD is hosted and judged by the iF-International Forum Design, in Hannover, Germany. This is one of the most prestigious international design competitions and has been running since 1953. It is recognised around the world and judged not only on external appearance of the product, but also on criteria such as functionality and environmental performance.

iF Design Award 2018 logo

Brother International South Africa

Brother is a leader in the development and manufacturing of technologies in the printing, scanning, labeling, sewing and crafting industries for home, SME and Corporate markets. A trusted brand worldwide that believes in the “Customer First” approach in all aspect of our business, Brother has continuously met the varied needs of our customers through our comprehensive range of technology solutions.

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. For more information about Brother, visit .

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