Awards & Memberships

2021 GOOD DESIGN AWARD GOLD WINNER – Sureclose® ConcealFit wins the prestigious Gold Award. The Jury commented: “This allows for a very sleek door fit, with no visible fixings. The designers have deeply understood the installation process, making fine adjustments to achieve the perfect fit. It feels extremely reliable and rather modern.”

WINNER Architectural Record – SureClose ReadyFit was awarded the "Record Product Winner” in the “Outdoors & Recreational” category. 
Architectural Record assembled a panel of leading architects, designers and product specifiers to review and rate hundreds of products on their design, innovation, and functionality. SureClose ReadyFit was a clear choice in its category. 

WINNER: National Export Award – Master Builders Australia 2016
Each year Master Builders Australia acknowledges excellence in the building and construction industry through its prestigious National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards. D&D Technologies was presented with this prestigious award in November, 2016.

Good Design Award – 2015

The Australian Good Design Awards was originally established by the Industrial Design Council of Australia in 1958 and today is recognized as one of the oldest and most respected design awards in the world. In 2015 D&D Technologies was honored to receive the Good Design Award for its MagnaLatch® ALERT Safety Gate Latch-Alarm.

Australian Design Awards – 1991, 1992 and Australian Design Mark 2010. D&D Technologies boasts three of these prestigious awards for: MagnaLatch® Gate Safety Latch, TruClose® Gate Safety Hinges and the LokkLatch® DELUXE Privacy & Security Gate Latch.

The Australian Design Awards program was established by the Industrial Design Council of Australia to represent the Australian public and the world the best examples of Australian design and innovation and the high quality of design expertise.

Kidsafe (Child Injury Prevention Foundation) 'Product Of The Year Award' 2000

As part of the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia, Kidsafe is dedicated to the prevention of unintentional death and injury to children. As an advocate for child safety, Kidsafe awarded the MagnaLatch® the 2000 Product Award.

IEINT, International Invention Awards in Geneva – 1991

The IEINT is considered the world’s leading expo for “Innovations”. In 1991 this prestigious Silver Medal award from Geneva, was awarded to MagnaLatch® as an outstanding safety product, above and beyond a diverse pool of competition, including a high-tech security software and a roadside safety barrier.

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