Blum Australia  announces that the BLUMOTION soft close system has won the European Inventor Award 2013.
A standard feature of modern furniture, the BLUMOTION soft-close system adapts itself to the size, weight and speed of the closing furniture and is integrated into virtually all Blum fittings solutions. Blum drawers, pull-outs, hinges and lift systems close silently and effortlessly for the lifetime of the furniture.
BLUMOTION, Blum’s solution for soft and effortless closing has won the European Patent Office’s European Inventor Award 2013 in the Industry category for its technological originality, and economic and social impact.
Presented by the European Patent Office (EPO), the award is designed to put the spotlight on innovative developments by people with great technical, scientific and intellectual expertise. 
Austrian fittings manufacturer Blum is one of the largest patent applicants in Austria and has more than 1200 property rights worldwide. Product innovations such as BLUMOTION are designed to safeguard the long-term sustainable success of the company.
According to Director - Sales and Marketing David Noakes, Blum continues to invest in research and development, and manufacturing practices, allowing them to identify products and services that provide some of the best solutions for the furniture fittings industry.