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Hilti wins design award

By Hilti   


April 13, 2011 - Hilti has announced eight products have received the prestigious Good Design award presented by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

The eight Hilti products receiving the award consist of the PRE 3 rotating laser, DSH 700 and 900 gas saws, TE 1000-AVR and TE 1500-AVR breakers, WSR 18-A cordless reciprocating saw, SF 18-A cordless drill driver and the SFH 18-A cordless hammer drill driver.

Founded in Chicago, Good Design bestows international recognition upon
the world’s most prominent designers and manufacturers for advancing
new, visionary and innovative product concepts, inventions and
originality, and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered
ordinary product and consumer design.

“We are proud of this achievement, especially since this was the first
time we submitted products to Good Design,“ says Stephan Niehaus, 
corporate chief designer based in Schaan, Liechtenstein.  “We
continually invest in research and development in order to provide our
customers with the most innovative and exciting products in the

“Our customers in North America consistently ask for products that
increase worker comfort, safety and productivity,” stated David
Schimmel, senior director, Electric Tools and Accessories based in Tulsa,
Okla. “By working together with our team in Liechtenstein, we are
able to provide the type of tools our customers need to work more


Hilti products can be sen online at

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