Bene wins the Silver Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2009.

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Waidhofen/Ybbs (euro adhoc) - Vienna 11th November 2008. Bene´s glass room dividing system "RF Corridor Wall" has been recognised by the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2009. Bene is the only Austrian company to receive this most acclaimed design prize.

The Design Award is the official design accolade of the Federal Republic of Germany and is awarded by the Design Council. 1240 products from different sectors were nominated this year for outstanding performance in the categories of product and communication design. Companies cannot enter themselves for the Design Award. Out of these nominations, 5 Gold winners and 20 Silver winners - including Bene - were decided by a panel of experts.

"This is a highly technical product and we prevailed against intense international competition, including the consumer products sectors. This success is a fantastic testament of our competence, functionality and design, placing us at the fore of international design," rejoices Thomas Bene, member of the board Bene AG, over the award.

The RF Corridor Wall steers away from vertical profiles and shines with see-through glass surfaces. Only the floor and ceiling profiles that run horizontally have load-bearing functions. Both the technical innovation and the intelligent design of the RF Corridor Wall had already been commended in 2008 with the iF Gold award.

About Bene. Bene is convinced that there is a clear connection between the design of office and work environments, company culture and the success of a company. Bene´s concepts, products and services turn this philosophy into reality. Development, design and production as well as consulting and sales are united under one roof. With 80 sites in 31 countries and 1,479 employees worldwide, Bene offers its customers regional access to all of its services. In the business year 2007/2008, consolidated sales of the Bene Group amounted to EUR 252.5 million. Bene is market leader in Austria and number six in Europe. The annual report 2007/08 is available at

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Public Relations
Mag. Ursula Grabher, MAS
Head of Public Relations
BENE AG, A-1010 Vienna, Renngasse 6
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Phone +43-7442-500-3372
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Branche: Furnishings & Furniture
ISIN:      AT00000BENE6
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