Photo: KD Busch, Compamedia
Good news for Movecat from Nufringen in Baden Württemberg: following similar successes in 2017 and 2018, the specialist in stage equipment and kinetics has won one of the TOP 100 awards given
annually following a nationwide competition to find the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.The presentation ceremony was on Friday, 28 June 2019, in Frankfurt's
Jahrhunderthalle.398 enterprises had participated in the competition.
Commented Movecat CEO Andrew Abele: "It is a great honour for us to have been recognized once again with a TOP 100 Award.At the same time, the award constitutes an incentive and an obligation for us to continue to offer customers the best possible solutions in the future." The practical module system I-Motion Expert-T III, developed by Movecat for its chain hoists, trolleys, winches and load measuring systems, when combined with intelligent control equipment, makes it possible for lifting operations in the course of a wide range of events, tours and studio productions to be carried out safely.
With the I-Motion System Controller Expert-T III, Movecat has developed a control and load measurement system for the most complex show sequences that meets the highest national and international safety requirements.As well as being extremely versatile, the controller is suitable for use on the road and both easy and comfortable to use.This is due in part to its user-adaptable, trackball-equipped control interface, waterproof keyboard and touchscreen, great suitability for daylight use and illuminated night design.
A further plus is the user-friendly software with its ideal modus operandi, achieved despite its complexityand the high safety standards (EN 61508 SIL3) with which it complies and the fact that it offers 3D object-oriented operation in real time.Operation is guaranteed on a wide variety of power grids worldwidethanks in large measure to the integrated UPS- and mains filters.A neat finishing touch is the height-adjustable trolley, which allows users of different statures to operate the device in comfort.
Movecat has been recognized again in 2019 as one of the leading innovators among Germany's medium-sized companies; as part of the "TOP 100" initiative, the company won inclusion in the list of Germany's TOP 100 innovators for the third year in succession.This outcome was the result of the analysis and evaluation of TOP 100's Scientific Director, Professor Dr Nikolaus Franke, who presented the award in the company of the scientific journalist RangaYogeshwar and compamedia.
Compamedia has been bestowing the TOP 100 accolade since 1993 on companies demonstrating exceptional ability to innovate and above average innovative success.The scientific direction is in Prof. Franke's hands.He is the founder and chairman of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.Yogeshwar is TOP 100's mentor.Project partners are the Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research and the German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW).TOP 100 is an annual competition the aim of which is to identify and honour the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany. For 25 years, it has been setting benchmarks in innovative management.
Photo: KD Busch, Compamedia
This year, MOVECAT has once again won recognition as an innovation leader among Germany's medium-sized businesses: as part of the "TOP 100" initiative, the enterprise from Nufringen, for the
second year in succession, won inclusion in the list of Germany's TOP 100 innovators. This outcome was the result of an analysis by the TOP 100's Scientific Director, Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke.
The event's patron, Ranga Yogeshwar, together with Franke and Compamedia, made the presentation on 29 June 2018 at the awards ceremony held in the context of the 5th Summit of German Medium-sized
Businesses in Ludwigsburg.
The award underlines MOVECAT's expertise as a leading innovator in the field of kinetic solutions for stages, studios and shows. "Almost every challenge our customers bring us calls for innovation," says MOVECAT CEO Andrew Abele. "Since every event is different, a standard solution is seldom sufficient."
Compamedia has been bestowing the TOP 100 accolade since 1993 on companies demonstrating exceptional ability to innovate and superior innovative success. The scientific direction is in the hands of Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke. Franke is both the founder and the chairman of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna. The scientific journalist Ranga Yogeshwar is the TOP 100's patron. Project partners are the Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research and the German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW).
Movecat is delighted to have received aP.I.P.A. Award at the Prolight+Sound 2018. The P.I.P.A. Awards are presented by over 40 international trade magazines to honour the best products at the
trade fair in 13 categories.Due to the fact that they represent the views of industry specialists from all over the world, theyare often described as the "Grammys of the pro audio and lighting
Movecat won itsP.I.P.A. Award in the category "Best Stage Technology" for the development of the Touring Rack 2 in the TD8 series. The prestigious trophy was presented to Movecat CEO Andrew Abele, who commented: "We are extremely gratified by the recognition of this development, with which we have set new standards in compactness, user-friendliness and safety for motor controllers in the BGV D8 and IGVW SQ P2 D8 Plus categories."
TOP 100 is an annual competition the aim of which is to identify and honour the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany. For 25 years, it has been setting benchmarks in innovative management. Last year, top honours for innovation went to Movecat, as the competition's mentor, scientific journalist, physicist and TV presenter RangarYogeshwar, named Movecat "TOP Innovator 2017", the most prestigious award for innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.