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a favorite competition. no evidence that the knockoff has looked better than original. in 2012 three prizes and seven distinctions were awarded out of 26 entries. and the winners are…
above> 10th place: 3-D Construction Toy Block “LaQ Mini Kit Shark” Original: YOSHIRITSU Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan. Plagiarism: Qiaoyang Toys, PR China
above > 9th place: Folding-Plate. Original: VBGGROUP Truck Equipment GmbH, Krefeld, Germany. Plagiarism: Manufacture: PR China.
above > 8th place: Pressure Gauge. Original: tecsis GmbH, Offenbach, Germany. Plagiarism: unknown. Distribution: Suzhou LINK Automatic Instrumentation Co., Ltd., Suzhou, PR China.
above > 7th place: Veggi Cut Revolution “swizzzProzzz sP20” Original: swizzzProzzz AG, Beckenried, Switzerland. Plagiarism: unknown. Distribution: Ningbo Well Rich Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd., Ningbo, PR China.
above > 5th place: Cross-Cutting Garlic Mincer “The GarlicTwist GT2” Original: NexTrend Products, California, U.S.A. Plagiarism: Mascot Europe B.V., The Netherlands.
above > 4th place: Fan “Dyson Air Multiplier AM01” Original: Dyson Ltd., Malmesbury, Great Britain / Dyson GmbH, Cologne, Germany. Plagiarism: Manufacture: PR China.
above > 3rd place: Fog Generator for Mosquito- and Pest Control “Swingfog SN 50” Original: Swingtec GmbH, Isny, Germany. Plagiarism: Shenzhen Send-Tech Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, PR China.
above > 2nd place: Salad Making System “Salad Chef” Original: Genius GmbH, Limburg, Germany. Plagiarism: Ninghai Xidian Jianfeng Plastics Mould Factory, Zhejiang, PR China.
above > and the winner is! Lightweight Forged Wheel “AC Schnitzer Type V” Original: AC Schnitzer automobile Technik, Aachen, Germany. Plagiarism: Distribution: rimlux GmbH, Essen, Germany.