Air-compressor manufacturer Elgi Equipments’ ELGi AB ‘Always Better’ series, a disruption in Oil free compressed air technology, has won the CII Design Excellence Award in the Industrial Design, capital goods category. The award acknowledges and celebrate design and innovation in India.
Dr. Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director, Elgi Equipments, said “At ELGi, design thinking is at the core of effective strategy development and organizational change. We believe that innovation has evolved from being engineering-focused to design-focused and from product centricity to customer-centricity. The ELGi AB ‘Always Better’ series is a disruption in Oil free compressed air technology, offering customers a no-compromise, oil free solution at approximately 8 – 10% reduced lifecycle costs when compared with prevailing oil-free technology. With significantly lower maintenance and ease of use, customers will also be assured of reliable, high air purity for sensitive industrial applications. From a design perspective, the AB series is customer-centric and reflects our focus on product aesthetics, design and innovation.’’
The AB Series oil-free screw air compressor is largely defined by its functional parts. A filleted corner on the front face distinguishes the user interface from the rest of the air compressor. The canopy is designed to be symmetrical with azure blue panels replicating the colour of water, signifying the underlying oil-free technology.
ELGi, is a pioneer in cutting edge compressed air technology with a presence across over a 100 countries, offering a complete range of compressed air solutions from oil lubricated and oil free rotary screw compressors, oil lubricated and oil free reciprocating compressors and centrifugal compressors to dryers, filters and downstream accessories.