Leibinger wins German Innovation Award

IQJet continuous inkjet printing technology recognized by the German Design Council.

Christina Leibinger, CEO at Leibinger with Jan van het Reve, COO, accepting the German Innovation Award in Berlin.

Christina Leibinger, CEO at Leibinger with Jan van het Reve, COO, accepting the German Innovation Award in Berlin.

German Design Council has honored Leibinger's industrial printer IQJet with the Gold German Innovation. Additionally, the marking system specialist was named Innovator of the Year 2024.

The interdisciplinary expert jury of the German Design Council awarded IQJet in the category Excellence in Business to Business: Machines & Engineering with the Gold German Innovation Award.

The award is based on criteria such as sustainability, quality, and economic efficiency for outstanding products, projects and pioneering achievements.

With the new industrial printer, IQJet, Leibinger aims to revolutionize continuous inkjet printing and offer users from numerous industries a technology for marking their products.

IQJet prints texts, logos, and codes on a variety of surfaces, such as metal, plastic, glass, and paper. Users benefit from the unique Plug&Print performance, easy operation, and five years of maintenance-free operation.

According to the company, compared to conventional printers, IQJet reduces operating costs by up to 30 percent. Furthermore, it helps companies to optimize their ecological footprint through the low consumption of energy, ink and solvents.

Christina Leibinger, CEO of Leibinger, said: ‘We have set a goal to continuously optimize industrial CIJ printing and take a leading role as a provider of innovative coding and marking technology. We are proud that our innovative strength has also impressed the jury.’

Jan Van het Reve, COO of Leibinger, added: ‘Our developments are always focused on benefiting the customer, meaning that with the Leibinger printers we aim to make a significant contribution to operating cost optimization, sustainability, and efficiency in manufacturing and packaging lines worldwide.’

The nomination committee also recognized Leibinger as Innovator of the Year 2024. The award is the largest audience award in German business, honoring companies of every size and industry as well as innovative ideas from all areas of business. Over 70,000 entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other business enthusiasts also choose the winners of the audience awards online in various categories.