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6. vector award 2018

Contest for inspiring energy solutions and e-chain systems® with cables...

This year's winners:

Gold vector

Gold vector: robots  

igus® energy chains are used in two robots, which undertake the drilling and reveting of aircraft fuselages.

Silver vector

Silver vector: Irrigation system  
Irrigation system

The "Hummingbird" is a multitasking tool for the agricultural industry for irrigation and the supply of fertilizer in the fields.

Bronze vector

Bronze vector  
Passenger lift

The company "thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation GmbH" uses igus® energy chains in their lift technologies.

Special jury mentioning

Hydroelectric power station  
Hydroelectric power station

The company CorPower Ocean from Sweden uses igus® energy chain systems and cables for this Hydroelectric power station.

The vector award ceremony 2018

The vector award ceremony  


The winners of the 2018 vector award were honoured at the Hannover Messe. Loxin 2002 from Spain won the gold vector award.

Jury of the vector awards

Ken Fouhy  

Ken Fouhy
Chief Editor, VDI Nachrichten

Arno Reich  

Arno Reich
Hannover Messe

Olaf Katzer  

Olaf Katzer
Head of Vocational Training Volkswagen AG and Managing Director Robotation

Christian Becher  

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Brecher
Head of Department, (WZL) - RWTH Aachen

Hans-Jürgen Alt  

Hans-Jürgen Alt

Reinhold Schäfer  

Dip.-Ing. (FH) Reinhold Schäfer
Editor MM MaschinenMarkt

Michael Blaß  

Michael Blaß
Vice president e-chainsystems®, igus® GmbH


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