08/29/2007

Ejendals AB

One of the world`s most covected design prizes to Ejendals

Ejendals receives top honors in this year’s Red dot design award. Ejendals wins the prestigious design prize ”best of the best” in the strongest possible competition for its design of the product series Tegera PRO.
In competition with 43 countries and 2,548 products, Ejendals wins in the category ”red dot: product design” for its unique design of protective gloves with a focus on quality and useful-ness. The official ceremony and award presentation will take place June 25th at the Opera House in Essen, Germany, in the presence of more than 1,000 interna-tional guests.
– We’re incredibly proud to accept this recognized award. It is a true pleasure for us as a company, and this distinction will further pave our way towards the international market, predicts Per-Olov Ejendal, CEO and owner of Ejendals.
The Tegera PRO product series was developed together with the agency Ergonomidesign and has revolutionized the standard for hand protection. Over one million gloves sold speaks loud and clear, as does the attention the product launch has received.
The Red dot design award, in existence since 1955, is one of the world’s greatest and most renowned design awards today. The prize is awarded in the three different disciplines: product design, communications design and design concept. The prize is proof of quality and stands for membership in the best of design. The entrants are judged on the degree of i.e. innovation, functionality, formal quality, ergonomy, durability and symbolic and emotional feeling. For more information about Red dot see: www.reddot.org
The prize has a high identification value and is used internationally by the winners as a quality stamp for good design.
Ejendals is a family- owned personal protective gear company headquartered in Leksand. Ejendals is one of Europe’s largest suppliers of gloves, footwear and skin care products for professionals and one of Sweden’s leading entrepreneur companies. Ejendals also sell protective gear to all Swedish industrial corporations listed on the stock exchange.
The current turnover is today over 500 million and Ejendals has about 100 employees. The aim is to expand and increase the turnover The current turnover is today over 500 million and Ejendals has about 100 employees. The aim is to expand and increase the turnover to 1 billion by year 2010. The expansion will take place in new markets, but also via a push into the consumer market.