Aussie dishwasher smashes power costs and grabs prestigious design award!

Supplier: Norris By: Tracey Freinberger, Norris Industries
19 July, 2019

The Norris AP500 is a high-performance commercial dishwasher that uses 50% less power. It was announced as winner of the Good Design Award Gold Accolade at the Star Casino on Thursday July 11.

Australia's peak industry design awards - the highest honour for design and innovation in the country - were announced at The 61st annual Good Design Award Ceremony. Our AP500 commercial underbench dishwasher that connects to COLD WATER was recognised for outstanding design and innovation - and we're still buzzing! 

Managing Director at Norris Industries, Greg Gates and the R&D team responsible for developing the machine, Damien Berry and Ian Beeraz, attended the ceremony with Chair of the Board of Directors, Tracey Freinberger.

The award came out of high commitment to completely change the way a commercial dishwasher supports the busy work environment that is the Australian commercial kitchen.

Norris Industries has been building and supplying reliable commercial glass and dishwashers to the hospitality industry for over sixty years and our focus has always been built-to-last, reliable machines with lower energy consumption, three important things to any good hospitality operator.

The machine stunned judges, designers and engineers with its unique ability to connect to cold water and clever internal element design. 

What the Good Design Australia Awards Judges said about the AP500

The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s most prestigious international Awards for design and innovation and celebrates the best new products and services across a wide range of categories on the Australian market, including the commercial and industrial design category for which Norris Industries was recognised.

Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia said: “Receiving a Good Design Award at this level is a significant achievement given the very high calibre of entries received this year.” 

The Good Design Awards attracted a record number of submissions with close to 700 design projects evaluated in this year’s international design awards. 

The Good Design Awards Jury praised The Norris AP500 High Performance Commercial Dishwasher, highlighting “...innovative Australian design and ingenuity” and " a sustainable product with potential for big energy savings”.

The entire team at Norris Industries are thrilled with the prestigious award - we say there’s nothing like it in the market – and it seems the judges of Good Design agree!

For further information or for interview opportunities, please call: 

Tracey Freinberger

0411 782 532

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