Thursday, November 14, 2013

Design award in Netherlands

PAC’s Alcor JFTOT® IV recently won the Good Industrial Design Award (Good Industrieel Ontwerp - GIO) presented by Designlink. The GIO award is the longest running and most renowned award for Industrial Design in the Netherlands. It is held every year and awards are handed out in 5 categories: consumer products, public design and mobility, professional products, interior design, food & retail.

The JFTOT IV won the award in the professional products category. PAC released the JFTOT IV in May of this year. Alcor’s JFTOT analysers are the globally recognized standard for jet fuel thermal oxidation testing with a worldwide installed base over 1000 instruments of various generations of instruments. In addition to its accurate and reliable jet fuel analysis, the JFTOT IV offers enhanced safety features and simplified operational capabilities in a smaller, more streamlined package than previous generations. Its appearance and user interface design, aided by Vanberlo design agency, were also greatly enhanced. The JFTOT IV strictly follows ASTM D3241, IP 323, and ISO 6249 standard test methods.

“PAC is very proud to have received this distinguished award for one of our most innovative products, the JFTOT IV. We incorporated several unique features into the design, such as the quick connect containers, sliding door over the heater tube, and a large touch screen, to enhance the ease of use and safety for the operators,” said David Tran, PAC Vice-President of Product Management and Marketing, “Our goal is to offer our customers with the best design features in our products and it is gratifying to know that they have been recognized by an independent and highly regarded organization such as Designlink.”

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