HAIGER, Germany -- Hailo, a division of the German Joachim Luh Group, received an international design award for its Pantry-Box box organization product. Out of more than 5,000 entries, a panel of experts on the an international jury selected the system for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016, a staple within the global design community for over 60 years.

The Pantry-Box from Hailo Built-In Technology combines two essential elements: multifunctionality and order. Named after the little cuddy or pantry found on yachts, where space is in short supply, the Pantry-Box was developed for storing food.

The Pantry-Box is a concept that designates a new place in the kitchen for unwrapped foods. With a dimensionally stable, wipe-clean plastic box as its basic module, the system is geared towards all standard 23.622 inch pull-out frames and drawers available from major fittings specialists. Depending on whether the Pantry-Box is meant for fruit, vegetables or bread, the food is either placed on a removable plastic insert with slots that allow moisture to drain and air to circulate or on an attractively designed, top-quality wooden grid. A sliding lid made of toughened glass keeps the contents hygienically covered but clearly visible. The practical food drawer has a nominal depth of 19.6 inches. A removable, portable plastic container puts the finishing touches to the system and can be used both for storing and transporting groceries.

The jury of the iF DESIGN AWARD also selected the Pantry-Box as an outstanding product in the “Kitchen” segment.

Founded in 1947, the company markets its products in 80 countries around the world in several core business divisions: Consumer Goods, Fitted Kitchens Technology, Professional Climbing Technology and Commercial.

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