Husqvarna’s ‘K 1 Pace’ power cutter receives prestigious Red Dot Award 2022

Published 4/7 at 07:46

Husqvarna K 1 Pace high performance battery power cutter has won a Red Dot Award 2022 for high design quality in the Product Design category.

With the recent introduction of K 1 Pace battery power cutter, Husqvarna Construction, a division of Husqvarna Group, took a big step forward to support professional users in the construction industry in the transition towards battery powered equipment for the heavy duty jobs. “This prestigious award and sought after seal of quality confirms that K 1 Pace is recognised for both its outstanding quality and the potential it offers in terms of optimal power and performance,” said Mattias Holmdahl, global product manager Power Cutters, Husqvarna Construction.

The Red Dot Design Award is one of world’s largest design competitions and an internationally recognised seal of excellent design. In 2022, designers, design offices and manufacturers from around 60 countries entered products in the Red Dot Award in the Product Design discipline. Following the motto, ‘In search of good design and innovation’, the 48 international members of the Red Dot jury assessed each product.

The design features of the K 1 Pace, which the Red Dot jury deemed to be outstanding, deliver real operational benefits for professional users. As well as boosting productivity and efficiency, K 1 Pace offers cordless convenience, low vibrations, built in  ‘X-HaltTM’ brake function for operational safety and zero direct emissions. “We have set ourselves out to deliver excellent customer experiences and we are very happy and proud of this team effort. K 1 Pace has an innovative combination of functions with a design characterised by the honest material and colours that guide the users how the machine is built up and how to interact with it,” said Gustav Landberg, brand design director at Husqvarna Construction.

The Pace battery system, 94V with capacity up to 750Wh, can be utilised for more machines as the battery powered family expands. In addition to the power cutters and battery system, diamond blades in 300mm and 350 mm have been optimised for battery operation.

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