Thursday, 17th November 2011, Velenje

Gorenje wins three Plus X Awards 2011

Gorenje wins three Plus X Awards 2011

The oven fitted with the innovative iChef+ control wins product of the year award

Gorenje won three prestigious Plus X Awards 2011 in Germany. Oven with the innovative iChef+ electronic control module won the Plus X award for innovation, high quality, excellence of design and simplicity of use, as well as product of the year award in the category of ovens. Gorenje's third Plus X award 2011 went to the Gorenje RedSet (WA72149RD) washing machine for excellence of design, simplicity of use, and environmentally friendly and economical operation.


Oven with the innovative iChef+ control

The jury for the international Plus X Award, consisting of reputable independent experts from across Europe, presented the Plus X Award for innovation, high quality, excellence of design, and simplicity of use to the oven with innovative iChef+ electronic control module. Gorenje's iChef+ electronic control module has already won this year's honourable mention at the international Red Dot Design Awards contest, and Slovenian award Design of the Year. 

The innovative oven, model GO896X, was also declared product of the year in the category of ovens. The oven impressed the jury with its innovative slide control which allows a user experience similar to that offered by modern consumer electronics devices. The user enters the main menu by touching the screen, and then chooses between different programs and cooking functions by touching the corresponding colour photos and icons. The oven also boasts innovative cavity design with highly efficient heater placement in several levels, and many user functions that make excellent cooking results easy. The award-winning oven also offers large volume (65 liters) and large cooking surface (46 cm) which is one of the largest in the market.

Gorenje RedSet washing machine

Gorenje RedSet washing machine (WA72149RD) won the Plus X Award 2011 for excellence of design, simplicity of use, and environmental friendliness. The jury was convinced by the efficient AquaStop support against water damage, automatic quantity control for low water consumption and energy efficient 17-minute QuickWash cycle. Triple A-30%AA label for efficient use of energy and washing and spinning effects ranks the appliance among the most efficient in the market. Water consumption amounts to no more than 49 liters per washing cycle; in addition, the machine features a special self-cleaning program called SterilTub which heats the water to 80 or 95 °C to deliver perfect hygiene in your washing machine. Washing machine WA 72149 RD is a part of the line of selected Gorenje RedSet appliances that includes a refrigerator freezer, a washing machine, and a condenser dryer featuring SteamTech technology.

About Plus X Award
Plus X Award is the world's largest contest for innovative technologies, sport and lifestyle products. Plus x Award™ is presented by a jury consisting of reputable representatives of various industries and the media from across Europe. In order to win the award, a product must be selected as the best in its product group in the European market in at least one of the categories: innovation, design, high quality, user-friendliness, environmental friendliness, functionality, and ergonomics. Entries for the Plus X Award™ include products from the world of automotive industry, consumer electronics, telecommunication, information technology, photography, and small and major home appliances. The Plus X Award™ logo including the symbols "+ x" communicates high quality of the brand to consumers.