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2 marts 2015

Suunto EON Steel wins prestigious award

Suunto’s next generation dive computer receives global iF Design Award 2015

Suunto is pleased to announce that Suunto EON Steel, the fully customizable dive computer, has been awarded the iF Design Award 2015 in the Product category. This award is an important recognition of the Finnish company's success in developing diving innovations in the last 50 years.

Handmade in Finland, Suunto EON Steel combines advanced technology with a bright color screen and customizability to let you choose exactly what you want to see on your dive. The easy-to-use dive computer was developed in close relationship with active divers around the world. It has been extensively tested including dives in the caves of an old limestone mine in Ojamo, Finland. Creating reliable products designed for the harshest of elements has been a part of Suunto’s heritage for almost 80 years.

Comments Björn Bornemann, the Designer of Suunto EON Steel: “We’re thrilled to receive this prestigious award which is a fitting tribute to the hard work of the whole product team. With heavy-duty housing, a stainless steel bezel, and user updatable software, Suunto EON Steel is built to last.”

The iF Product Design Award was introduced in 1954 and is a highly prized seal of quality annually conferred by the International Forum. Every year the iF attracts more than 2,000 product entries from around 37 nations, which are judged by renowned experts. www.ifdesign.de


About Suunto

Suunto was born in 1936 when Finnish orienteer and engineer Tuomas Vohlonen invented the mass production method for the liquid-filled compass. Since then, Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and sports instruments used by adventurers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.

Suunto's headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, Mavic and Enve.

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