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Federal wins international design award

Federal Corp. has received a Good Design 2014 Award in the transportation category for its high performance Formoza AZ01 and Formoza AZ01 FRF (Federal Run Flat) tires.

Federal says it is the first tire company in Taiwan to win the award. The Good Design Award is presented annually by the Chicago Atheneum: Museum of the Architecture and Design in collaboration with the European Centre of Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies.

The Formoza AZ01 is a high performance tire providing a quiet, comfortable ride with superior handling and control, combined with low noise and good level of wet grip, according to Federal For the AZ01 FRF, run-flat technologies to enable drivers to safely continue driving when a flat tire occurs.

The company says the “Formoza duet achieves the best combination of performance, comfort, security and efficiency available in a comprehensive range of 15 inches through 18 inches.”

Winning the Good Design Award means Federal products are recognized internationally, according to Da-Wu Chen, global sales and marketing director.

“We will continue growing the cutting-edge technology and present to the world our resolution in heading toward a hundred-year-old business.”

Federal was founded in Taiwan in 1954 and is Taiwan’s first registered tire manufacturer. The company is one of Taiwan’s major exporters of tires with a presence in over 120 markets worldwide. For more information, visit

Established in 1950, the Good Design program honors the yearly achievements of the best industrial and graphic designers and world manufacturers for their pursuit of extraordinary design excellence, according to the Chicago Atheneum.

Submissions to the program are judged by a jury of distinguished design professionals and leading industry specialists and design press on criteria established in the original 1950 program for the highest aesthetic in terms of innovative design, new technologies, form, materials, construction, concept, function, utility, and energy efficiency, and sensitivity to the environment.

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