Blum Receives Inventor Award for Blumotion Soft-close System

Posted By Mark Vruno | Posted: 06/04/2013 9:14AM


click image to zoomJulius Blum GmbHBlumotion – the soft-close system that has become a standard feature of modern furniture – has won the European Inventor Award for 2013. HOECHST, AUSTRIA – Blumotion, Blum’s solution for soft and effortless closing wooden door, cabinet and drawer hinges, has won the European Inventor Award in the category “industry.” The international award is presented by the European Patent Office (EPO) and is designed to put the spotlight on innovative developments created by people with great technical, scientific and intellectual expertise.

Blum’s team of developers who accepted the award in Amsterdam last week was overjoyed. Being nominated was an honor in itself, said Gerhard Kleinsasser, head of research and development, but “holding the award in our hands is a great feeling and recognition for the hard work done by the entire team.”

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