Brother wins iF Design Award 2018 in four categories


Johannesburg, 17 Apr 2018
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Brother Industries, a parent company of Brother International South Africa, one of the leading global manufacturers of laser and inkjet printing devices, has won the "iF Design Award 2018" for four product categories.

The iF Design Award 2018 received 6 401 entries from 54 countries and regions. This is the 11th consecutive year Brother has been named as an iF Design Award winner and has now received a total of 66 awards, including the four won this year.

iF Design Award products available in SA

The iF Design Award was awarded to the HL-L8360CDW colour laser printer and MFC-L8690CDW and MFC-L9570CDW colour laser multifunction centres. These recently launched award-winning products are covered by a three-year on-site warranty against manufacturer defects in materials and workmanship. The warranty is applied automatically on purchase date so there is no need to register your product online.

Dale de Villiers, Marketing Manager at Brother South Africa, said: "We are extremely honoured to receive these awards. Brother continuously makes efforts to pursue improvements in design quality and product innovation to provide superior value to customers, and this is evident with the 66 awards we have received to date."

The iF Design Award is hosted and judged by the iF-International Forum Design, in Hannover, Germany. This is one of the most prestigious international design competitions and has been running since 1953. It is recognised around the world and judged not only on external appearance of the product, but also on criteria such as functionality and environmental performance.

Range overview

iF Design Award winning Business Colour Laser Printer Series:

HL-L8360CDW
HL-L8360CDW

HL-L8360CDW
RSP: R7 000-R8 000 VAT inclusive

* Duplex print
* Up to 31ppm colour and mono print speed
* Up to 300 sheets paper input
* USB, wireless and Gigabit wired network + NFC
* 6.8cm colour LCD touchscreen
* Inbox toners with 6 500 pages yield per colour
* Up to 9 000 black and 9 000 cyan, magenta and yellow optional ultra high-yield toners*

* Approximate declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC19798

MFC-L8690CDW
MFC-L8690CDW

MFC-L8690CDW
RSP: R9 000-R10 300 VAT inclusive

* Duplex Print/scan/copy/fax
* Up to 31ppm colour and mono print speed
* Up to 28ppm (56ipm) scan speed
* Up to 300 sheets paper input
* Up to 50 sheets ADF (automatic two-sided)
* USB, wireless and Gigabit wired network
* 9.3cm colour LCD touchscreen
* Inbox toners with 6 500 pages yield per colour
* Up to 9 000 black and 9 000 cyan, magenta and yellow optional ultra high-yield toners*

* Approximate declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC19798

MFC-L9570CDW
MFC-L9570CDW

MFC-L9570CDW
RSP: R12 400-R14 000 VAT inclusive

* Print/scan/copy/fax
* Up to 31ppm colour and mono print speed
* Up to 28ppm (56ipm) scan speed
* Up to 300 sheets paper input
* Up to 80 sheets ADF (automatic two-sided)
* USB, wireless and Gigabit wired network + NFC
* 17.6cm colour LCD touchscreen
* Inbox toners with 6 500 pages yield per colour
* Up to 9 000 black and 9 000 cyan, magenta and yellow optional ultra high-yield toners*

* Approximate declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC19798

Brother International South Africa

Brother is a leader in the development and manufacturing of technologies in the printing, scanning, labelling, sewing and crafting industries for home, SME and corporate markets. A trusted brand worldwide that believes in the "customer first" approach in all aspect of its business, Brother has continuously met the varied needs of its customers through its comprehensive range of technology solutions.

Brother International South Africa is the regional sales office for South Africa and markets a range of products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries of Nagoya, Japan. Established in 1970, Brother International South Africa manages an extensive network of distributors in both domestic and sub-Saharan markets.

Brother's printing business is committed to the advancement of technologies and "work-style innovation" and constantly strives to pioneer new technologies and improve product quality. The different types of technology Brother offers are convenient to use and help streamline workflow and efficiency in corporate, SME and home environments. For more information about Brother, visit http://www.brother.co.za.

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