KUKA Small Robot Receives Renowned Awards for Product Design

Fivefold triumph for the KUKA small robot: with the American Good Design Award, the KR AGILUS adds another trophy for excellent product design to its collection.

Fivefold triumph for the KUKA small robot: with the American Good Design Award, the KR AGILUS adds another trophy for excellent product design to its collection.


The KR AGILUS has been the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the Good Design Award.
The Good Design Award is the world's oldest and most prestigious competition for product design. It is instigated every year by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in collaboration with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. This latest success means that the KUKA small robots have won every design contest they have entered.

In addition to the Good Design Award, the KR 6 R900 has taken away the iF Award 2015, the red dot Award Honourable Mention 2015, the German Design Award Special Mention 2016 and the IDSA USA Silver Award 2015.

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