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Brother Machine Wins VDTA/STDA Award
The DreamWeaver XE 6200D machine, manufactured by Brother Intl. Corp., Bridgewater, N.J., recently was selected by the Vacuum Dealers Trade Association/Sewing Dealers Trade Association (VDTA/STDA) as its 2013 Product of the Year in the sewing machine category.
The award was presented to Brother at the VDTA/STDA Annual Convention in Las Vegas, which was held Feb. 10-12.
The DreamWeaver XE, a combination quilting, sewing and embroidery machine within the V-Series lineup, offers Brother-exclusive and industry-first features, according to the company. A new fifth-generation chassis offers an oversized 5.0″ x 11.25″ of workspace, the largest workspace ever from Brother.
“Taking the top honor as the Product of the Year is quite an accomplishment and we thank the association for presenting it to our DreamWeaver XE 6200D,” says Dean F. Shulman, senior vice president of Brother and head of the company’s home appliance and industrial products divisions. “Brother has moved the bar higher by taking advanced innovation and applying it to our leading sewing, quilting and embroidery machines. A laser guide, ultrasonic sensing technology and the highest quality back-lit LED LCD display screens are featured in the DreamWeaver XE. We congratulate all of the engineering and tech people at Brother that made this machine possible.”
For more information, visit brother.com. — L.M.
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