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2015-03-13

Designed to survive: VARTA Indestructible Powerpacks honored for design and quality with Plus X Award

VARTA has once again proven that it is living up to its promise to deliver top quality. The energy expert’s products came out on top in the running for the world’s leading innovation award for technology, sports and lifestyle products. The Indestructible Powerpack 2000 has been honored in the categories “High Quality” and “Design” of this year’s Plus X Award. The larger version, the Indestructible Powerpack 6000, was also recognized for “Functionality”.


The powerful Indestructible Powerpack 2000

Plus X Award 2015The design and quality of the Indestructible Powerpack 2000 scored points at this year’s Plus X Award. With 2,000 mAh, this tiny bundle of energy makes it possible to supply electronic devices with added power. USB connectivity ensures independent charging of all chargeable electronic devices. The Indestructible Powerpack – made by the market leader for mobile energy in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – now carries the coveted “High Quality” and “Design” seals of approval.

 

Indestructible Powerpack



The powerful Indestructible Powerpack 6000

Plus X Award 2015The panel of trade journalists and industry professionals at the world’s leading competition for innovative products honored the powerful Indestructible Powerpack 6000 in the categories “High Quality”, “Design” and “Functionality”. With 6,000 mAh, the Powerpack delivers enough energy for three complete standard smartphone charging cycles and can also charge any electronic device (digital camera, tablet, etc.) capable of USB charging. The two USB ports with 1.0 A and 2.4 A make it possible to recharge up to two devices using any standard USB cable.

 

Indestructible Powerpack

           
     

          

         Indestructible Powerpacks: flexible energy for the mobile generation

Indestructible Powerpack_outdoorThe Powerpacks provide energy at any time so consumers can charge electronic devices capable of USB charging no matter where they are. Their tough, sturdy ABS plastic and aluminum design make the packs perfect companions for people who love adventures in the great outdoors and for travelers who want to be prepared for whatever might come their way. Both Powerpacks come in a dust-tight and waterproof shell that has been IP67 certified to withstand falls from a height of up to 2 meters (the highest standard there is). They come with a charging and sync cable plus a compact carrying case.

 

Prices and availability

Indestructible Powerpack 6000    RRP (including VAT):        €39.99

Indestructible Powerpack 2000    RRP (including VAT):        €29.99

Available since October 2014

 

Further information can be found at www.varta-consumer.com and on our official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/VARTA.Consumer.

High-res, ready-to-download images can be found at:
https://haebmau.filecamp.com/public/files/11ll6-gfa6qmjt

 

About the Plus X Award:

With an independent international panel of expert judges from 27 industries, 23 distinguished strategic partners and more than 600 participating global brands, the Plus X Award is today the world’s leading innovation award for technology, sport and lifestyle products. Products with at least one “Plus X” factor receive the Plus X seal of approval. Newly developed and innovative technologies, unique designs and intelligent, easy-to-use concepts are eligible for the award. Criteria such as good ergonomic and ecological product qualities, an extensive range of functions, the use of high-quality materials and outstanding workmanship create a sustainable product with a long life span and are also eligible for recognition. The innovation award was initiated twelve years ago as a project to protect and strengthen brand-name products and the retail trade while helping consumers make more informed choices.


Press contact

Henriette Schweiker

häberlein & mauerer ag

Phone: + 49 89-38108-118

Email: varta@haebmau.de



About VARTA Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA


VARTA Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA is a supplier of innovative high-quality products, including batteries, rechargeable batteries, chargers and lights, with which it generates annual sales totaling over 300 million euros in Europe. The business is run from the company’s headquarters in Ellwangen. VARTA Consumer Batteries is both the market leader and the only German battery manufacturer of primary batteries for the end consumer, that relies on Germany as its manufacturing location. Its factory in Dischingen annually produces circa 1.5 billion alkaline batteries. VARTA Consumer Batteries brings movement into the mobile energy market with strong product ideas developed on the basis of expertise acquired during more than 130 years of the company’s history. Along with its innovative strength, VARTA Consumer Batteries is also unique thanks to the breadth, quality and design of its product assortment. The secrets of its successful product portfolio are an intensive focus on consumers’ lifestyle and close cooperation with the trade. This enables VARTA Consumer Batteries to respond successfully, speedily and flexibly to current trends in devices on the dynamic Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market, to provide optimal energy solutions and to keep the promise of its brand message: “VARTA – in service for you.”


Contact PR Agency

häberlein & mauerer ag
Franz-Joseph-Straße 1
80801 München
Germany

Phone: + 49 (0) 89 381 08-119

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