Igus' Vector Awards recognize applications of energy chains in energy supply.

Winners were recently announced at the Hannover Messe trade fair.

The top award winners were selected from 195 submissions from 28 countries. Winners received a vector trophy and cash prizes ranging from 1,000 to 5,000 Euros.

This year’s winning submissions are as follows:

Gold: University fo Duisbug-Essen for their storage and retrieval unit

Silver: FronTone of Austria for their high-speed cameras

Bronze: The Otto Bihler Maschnienfabrik GmbH & Co. for their servo-controlled punching and bending machine

Honorable Mention: Belgian Wicreations for their spotlight installation

Click here to read more on the winning applications.

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