26/10/17

Winner of German Design Award 2018 - Innovative Würth MODYF safety shoe wins German Design Award

Künzelsau, 20 October 2017. The Würth MODYF slip-on safety shoe Stretchfit S1P was nominated for the German Design Award 2018 in Frankfurt am Main back in July. The German Design Award is an internationally recognized competition for innovative product and communication designs. The mission of this award is discovering and presenting outstanding design trends to a wider audience. The nominees are chosen by an international jury consisting of 43 experts from Germany, China, the UK, Hong Kong, Italy, Sweden, Turkey and the USA. All product innovations entered in the competition must represent pioneering solutions in terms of durability, overall concept, design, quality, technical functions or special features.

Winner in the “Workshop and Tools” category

The laceless Würth MODYF slip-on safety shoe S1P was initially nominated from among 5,000 entries for the “Workshop and Tools” category of the 2018 German Design Award and now announced as the category winner.

The awards are presented by the German Design Council, the expert panel for brand and design in Germany, on 7 February 2018. The winner may use the official label without restrictions in all communication and adverting measures for the winning entry.

Stretchfit slip-on safety shoe: unique and innovative

For a safety shoe, the Stretchfit slip-on shoe combines a unique design with an extraordinary mix of materials. The flexible outer sole and the high-quality insole ensure great walking comfort. The elastic CORDURA® material around the fold line supports the food and ensures sufficient flexibility while working on your knees. The CORDURA® material on the instep makes it easy to slip on and take off the shoes while still allowing for a tight fit. The perfect shoe for almost any job.

About Würth MODYF GmbH & Co. KG

Würth MODYF GmbH & Co. KG has been a specialist for workwear and safety shoes since 1997. Würth MODYF is an independent company of the Würth Group located in Künzelsau-Gaisbach. The company is closely collaborating with its parent company, Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, whose 460 Würth stores and about 3,000 sales representative advise customers on the Würth MODYF product range. This close relationship is maintained in other national subsidiaries as well. The entire Würth MODYF Group is currently operating in five countries: Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. About 220 employees work for Würth MODYF. Since 2012, the group doubled its annual sales to EUR 80 million in 2016.