Product News: Distek awarded the prestigious IDEA Bronze Trophy for the BIOne 1250 Bioprocess Control System

23 Jan 2020


Distek, Inc., a leading manufacturer of laboratory testing instruments for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry for over 40 years, along with their industrial design partner - Phase One Design, has been awarded the IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards) Bronze trophy for the BIOne 1250 Bioprocess Control System.

The designers awarded were Eric Schneider and Akiva Rubin of Phase One Design and Jeff Brinker, Shawn Craig and Ryan Vrabel of Distek.

The IDEA, is one of the longest-running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence. Originally founded to recognize exceptional achievement in industrial design, the program has since grown to highlight design in many connected disciplines including design strategy, branding, digital interaction and more. Each year, thousands of entries are submitted by design teams across the globe, making IDEA one of the largest and most widely anticipated annual awards programs in the world.

At the 2019 IDEA Ceremony & Gala in Chicago, IL, Distek’s BIOne 1250 was selected from over 1,700 submissions, to be awarded with the Bronze trophy. 

"Distek has always placed a focus on the industrial design of our instruments and prides ourselves as leaders in this area" said Jeff Brinker, President of Distek, Inc. "Winning the prestigious IDEA award justifies Distek's attention to detail, care and effort that we put into designing products for our customers."

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