Brother Industries, Ltd., a parent company of Brother International South Africa, one of the leading global manufacturers of laser and inkjet printing devices, has won the prestigious, international iF design award in four product categories. Three of these product lines are currently available in South Africa.

“iF DESIGN AWARD 2015” receives up to 5,000 entries from 53 countries. This is the eighth consecutive year Brother has been named as an iF DESIGN AWARD winner and has now received a total of 50 awards, including the four won this year. In 2015, Brother International was awarded iF Design Awards for the new MFC-J2720 Inkjet Multi-function Centre Series; the new MFC-L8000 Colour Laser Multi-function Centre Series and the P-touch PT-P750 and PT-P700 labelling machines.

MFC-J2720 Inkjet Multi-function Centre Series;

MFC-J2720 Inkjet Multi-function Centre Series


Dale de Villiers, marketing manager at Brother International South Africa, said, “We are extremely honoured to receive the award. We continuously make efforts to pursue improvements in design quality and product innovation to provide superior value to customers.’’


iF DESIGN AWARD is hosted and judged by the iF-International Forum Design, in Hannover, Germany. This is one of the most prestigious international design competitions and has been running since 1953. It is recognized around the world and judged not only on external appearance of the product, but also on criteria such as functionality and environmental performance.

Brother International South Africa (Pty) Ltd

For more than a century, Brother has won recognition as a brand synonymous with delivering product innovation and customer satisfaction. Founded in 1908, Brother is a leading International brand that produces quality innovative products for the print and imaging, labelling and sewing markets in more than 100 countries worldwide. Brother International South Africa (Pty) Ltd is the regional sales office for South Africa and markets a range of products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan. Established in 1971, Brother International South Africa (Pty) Ltd manages an extensive network of distributors in both domestic and Sub Saharan markets.

Brother’s printing business is committed to the advancement of technologies and “work style innovation” and constantly strives to pioneer new technologies and improve product quality. The different types of technology Brother offers are convenient to use and helps streamline workflow and efficiency in corporate, SME and home environments.

Japanese Excellence

BROTHER INTERNATIONAL South Africa has unveiled a new logo that showcases the company’s 100 year history as a leading Japanese company. The iconic logo, positioned as the company’s mark of excellence, is expected to create more awareness of the company’s rich Japanese heritage and its century-wide commitment towards product and service excellence.