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Franke Wire Race Bearings receive German Design Award 2024

"Thanks to their special design, the innovative »Franke Wire Race Bearings« promise more room for innovation compared to conventional ball bearings."

This is how the jury justified the awarding of the German Design Award in the “Excellent Product Design” category.


Dear customers and partners,

It is with great pleasure and pride that we would like to announce that Franke Wire Race Bearings have won the coveted German Design Award! This prestigious award recognizes outstanding design quality, innovation and functionality and we are delighted that our products meet these high standards.

The German Design Award is one of the most important awards in the international design landscape, and it underlines the excellence of our Wire Race Bearings. This honor is not only a reward for the hard work and commitment of our team, but also a confirmation that we are setting new standards in design and quality with Franke wire rolling bearings.

Our thanks go not only to our talented team who work tirelessly to develop and improve our products, but also to you, our valued customers and partners, who continually inspire and support us.

We firmly believe that this award is another step on our path to outstanding products and satisfied customers. Franke will continue to strive to deliver excellence in design and innovation.

Thank you again for your continued support. Together we look to the future with optimism and look forward to continuing to offer you high-quality products.


Your Franke GmbH


The award for excellent design
The German Design Award is the premium prize of the German Design Council. With its global spectrum and international appeal, it is one of the most respected awards in the design landscape across all industries. Since 2012, the German Design Award has been identifying key design trends, presenting them to a broad public and honoring them. Every year, extraordinary submissions in product design, communication design and architecture are chosen.

The “Winner” award of the German Design Award recognizes outstanding and exemplary design achievements in the context of a specific category.

Twelve nationalities are represented on the jury of the German Design Award 2024. It is made up of renowned design experts from business, teaching and science as well as the design industry.



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