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Soma Engineering Winner in iF Design Award
Printing and converting equipment manufacturer Soma Engineering has been honoured in the 2014 iF Awards, Product Design Category. The company was among 1220 winners honoured and received the Award for its new OPTIMA flexographic printing press winning in the sub-category of industrial design.
The iF Product Design Award is one of the most prestigious of its kind in Germany with an assessment criterion that comprises differential aspects including degree of innovation, choice of manufacturing materials used and functionality. An individual panel of 49 experts in design evaluated 3 249 product entries in 17 different categories culminating in the prestigious iF Awards ceremony at BMW World, Munich in February. Over 2000 attendees from 55 countries were represented and included participants from all disciplines including design, business, commerce, media and politics. Soma CEO, Ladislav Verner accepted the Award and Certificate from iF CEO, Ralph Wiegman in the company of the two designers Premysl Kokes and David Rosinai responsible for the OPTIMA concept.
General director of Soma Engineering Mr. Ladislav Verner with two designers of the OPTIMA press Mr. Premysl Kokes (left) and Mr. David Rosinai (right).