11,000 entries were submitted from 57 countries
Each year, the world’s oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, organizes the iF DESIGN AWARD. AC500-eCo V3 won over the 132-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world, with its compact and flexible PLC for cost-sensitive industrial applications. The competition was intense: almost 11,000 entries were submitted from 57 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of quality.
About the iF DESIGN AWARD
Since 1954, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for excellent design. The iF Design brand is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. It honors design achievements in all disciplines: product, packaging, communication and service design, architecture and interior architecture as well as professional concept, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI). All award-winning entries are featured on www.ifdesign.com and published in the iF Design App.
About the AC500-eCo V3 PLC
The AC500-eCo V3 is a range of compact and flexible PLCs for cost-sensitive industrial applications. It provides ready-to-go solutions with all necessary components onboard for entry-level automation solutions. Smart elements on the new CPUs make it easy to adapt exactly to the requirements of the target application. Adding up to 3 option boards on one CPU is a unique opportunity to bring more functionality to the application without increasing the dimension of the device. The design goes hand in hand with the familiar design language of ABB AC500 PLC platform.