Within a few months after the worldwide launch, the Oce ColorWave 600 wide format printer has already received several awards from around the world. These awards acknowledge the great success of the innovative Océ TonerPearl printer.
iF Product Design award in Germany
The ColorWave 600 wide format printer received an iF Product design award 2008. The International Forum Design institute is a renowned independent organisation with its roots in the Hannover exhibition centre. The iF Product Design awards recognize products which represent innovation and high-quality design standards. The recognition of the ColorWave 600 product design with this award is an acknowledgement of Océ’s continued ambition to excel in the areas of functional and innovative design.
Good Design award in Japan
On October 8th 2008 the ColorWave 600 wide format printer received a Good Design Award in Japan. The "Good Design Award" is Japan's only comprehensive design evaluation and commendation system. This system itself has its origins in the "Good Design Selection System" (generally known as the "G-Mark System"). This design award is renowned in Asia and supports companies who are dedicated to design and state-of-the-art production. Comments from the judges on the ColorWave 600 wide format printer included praise for the “...innovative shapes…” which are “…different from conventional large format printers...” as well as stating that the ColorWave 600 “…excels also in maintenance, and the interface in the operation parts and guidance are refined.”
Editor’s choice award in the UK
Business Info is a UK based business equipment magazine and website for small and medium-sized businesses to help directors and managers of SMEs make informed purchasing decisions. The Océ ColorWave 600 wide format printer received the Business Info editor’s choice award acknowledging the printer to be a “…great addition to the wide format printer market…” and it “…meets the demand for devices that can print in colour and mono without compromise.”
"Must See 'Em" Award at Graph Expo in the US
At the recent Graph Expo conference in Chicago, the ColorWave 600 wide format printer received a “Must See ‘Em” Award. The Must See 'Em recognition program, part of the Executive Outlook Conference, highlights Graph Expo's most unique, innovative and compelling products and services. The Must See ‘Em Awards, sponsored by PrintCom Consulting Group, are presented to products and technologies that exemplify compelling innovation in the graphic communications industry.
These awards highlight Océ’s innovative approach and commitment to helping businesses go Beyond the Ordinary.