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vector award
Gold-winning novel energy supply concepts
The vector award goes into its sixth year
How do energy and data arrive safely at the gripper arm of an industrial robot? How is it possible that STS cranes in container ports operate without failure around the clock? How can high-speed camera images be transmitted over hundreds of metres without interruption?

The answer to all these different challenges is provided by modern energy chain systems®.

In order to find the most innovative and interesting applications worldwide, the motion plastics® specialist igus® offers the vector award every two years.

Closing date is 23/02/18

The award ceremony will take place during this year's Hannover Messe.

We look forward to your registration!

Best wishes,
Melissa Paltoft
Marketing Manager
Treotham Automation
Information and participation at
You can win this
The golden vector statue, certificate and prize money of 5,000 Euros

The silver vector statue, certificate and prize money of 2,500 Euros

The bronze vector statue, certificate and prize money of 1,000 Euros

Register now for the 2018 vector award!

2016 vector award winners
1st place: vector gold
Robotic Drilling Systems AS, Jimmy Bostrom, Sandnes, Norway

Robot for drilling platform
Several RBR systems with e-chains® in the joints of the robot, which are responsible for the supply of energy, data and media.
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2nd place: vector 2016 silver
Fidia S.p.A., Piergiuseppe Chiola, San Mauro Torinese, Italy

Tool and mould-making
Multi-rotation module (MRM) in 7th axis of a machine tool, which allows rotary movements up to 720 degrees here.
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3rd place: vector 2016 bronze
EBAWE Anlagentechnik GmbH, Christian Pfennig, Eilenburg, Germany

Systems engineering
e-chains® in production plants for the industrial production of various concrete elements.
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igus® the-chain ... Moving energy made easy

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