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Major Awards for Modern Door Technology

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 12 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

We are Extremely enchanted & very proud to announce “GEZE door technology solutions have received two new awards from the German Design Council. The TS 5000 SoftClose door closer has been declared the winner in the ‘Building fixtures’ category at the ICONIC Awards 2019: Innovative Interior. Besides , the FA GC 170 wireless extension for hold-open systems received a special mention in the ‘Building & Elements ’ category at the German Design Awards.” Declared Charles Constantin, Managing Director of GEZE Middle East.


ICONIC Awards: GEZE door closer is the ‘winner’

The new TS 5000 SoftClose door closer has been declared the winner in the ‘Building fixtures’ category at the ICONIC Awards 2019: Innovative Interior. Thanks to its high final closing force, it helps doors close exceptionally securely and quietly, even in the face of wind or suction – for instance on underground garage access doors or stairwells. TS 5000 Softclose is the perfect solution f or customers who want their doors to close quietly and securely, e.g. in hospitals, hotels and apartment buildings.

The aim of the ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Interior is to discover the best in all areas of interior design. The w inning products impress the judges with their outstanding practical value, functionality and usability, and their degree of innovation. The ICONIC AWARDS ceremony will take place on 13 January 2019 as part of the imm cologne organized by the Cologne Art Association.

German Design Award: Special Mention for GEZE wireless extension

The German Design Award is all about design quality. The expert jury honored the new GEZE FA GC 170 wireless extension f or hold-open systems with a ‘special mention’ in the ‘Building & elements’ category. This distinction is designed to honor work whose design includes exceptionally successful aspects or solutions.

Fire protection doors need to close securely and automatically when the smoke switch is activated in case of an emergency; hold-open systems make them more accessible. FA GC 170 is a much-welcomed retro-fitting solution that enables ceiling-mounted smoke detectors and manual trigger switches on GEZE hold-open systems to connect wirelessly to the wireless module on the lintel-mounted detector. This makes the door system an optimal solution if structural changes are undesirable or impossible, such as in listed buildings, because they allow the design to remain unchanged.

The German Design Award is one of the most prestigious design competitions globally, and is considered the premium international prize from the German Design Council. Its goal: to discover, show case and honor unique design trends.

“The winning of the prestigious ICONIC Awards 2019 & German Design Award 2019 is yet another achievement to be added to the recent successes made by GEZE in this increasingly demanding market. We are pleased to receive this renowned recognitions and proud to localize it in the MENA market and look forward to continue our disruptive innovations to lead the landscape of the doors, windows and safety systems sector in the region and beyond.” added Charles Constantin.



The GEZE brand stands for innovation and premium quality products, processes and services. GEZE is one of the leaders on the market and is a reliable partner worldwide for door, window and safety technology products and systems. No matter what the requirements of the building are – GEZE realizes optimum solutions and combines functionality and security with comfort and design. GEZE door closers open up numerous technical and visual options. Every day millions of people go through doors equipped with the overhead door closers from the TS 5000 series and enjoy the barrier-free convenience of automatic door systems, e.g. the Slimdrive and Powerturn lines. The integrated all-glass design systems are pure aesthetics. GEZE also has a wide product range for window and ventilation technology. Complete "intelligent" smoke and heat exhaust solutions (RWA) and a comprehensive selection of door systems for RWA air supply solutions are also available for preventative fire protection. GEZE's safety technology includes escape and rescue route solutions, lock technology and access control systems. With system expertise, GEZE creates coordinated system solutions that combine individual functions and security requirements in one intelligent system. The latest innovations are the new building automation system GEZE Cockpit and interface modules for integrating GEZE products into networking solutions which turn buildings into Smart Buildings. GEZE product solutions have received numerous awards and can be found in renowned structures all over the world. The company is represented by 31 subsidiaries, 27 of which are abroad, a flexible and highly efficient distribution and service network and more than 3,000 employees worldwide and generated revenues of over 430.4 million Euros in the 2017/2018 business year.

Reem Ahmad



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