Cub Cadet Ultima Series Receives Good Design Award

Cub Cadet Ultima Series Receives Good Design Award

The zero-turn mower line has received a GOOD DESIGN™ award for innovative and cutting-edge industrial design.


Cleveland, Ohio — DEC 12, 2019 — This year, The Chicago Athenaeum Museum presented Cub Cadet with a GOOD DESIGN™ award for its 2018-2019 Ultima Series zero-turn mower line.

GOOD DESIGN™ awards emphasize quality design, awarding products with “design of the highest form, function and aesthetics… a standard beyond ordinary,” as stated by the GOOD DESIGN™ Award Program. The Cub Cadet Ultima Series won the 2019 award in the TOOLS category for industrial product design.

“We knew we had something very special [on] our hands based on how the project came together – from the unique tubular frame design to the best-in-class performance and comfort” said Dennis Fowler, industrial design lead for MTD Products Inc. “We’ve already expanded the lineup to reach new audiences for 2020, and we look forward continuing our quest for innovation within this product line.”

For the last 70 years, the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. have presented GOOD DESIGN™ awards to those who produce the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world. GOOD DESIGN™ is an international symbol of a company’s commitment to innovation and superior design.

To learn more about The Ultima Series, watch our Step Up videos on YouTube or visit our website.


About Cub Cadet

Established in 1961, Cub Cadet engineers, designs and builds outdoor power equipment using the highest-quality components sourced locally and globally. Through a dedicated and extensive network of dealers and retailers, Cub Cadet delivers a full line of high-performance power equipment and services that cover all aspects of grounds care for professionals and homeowners – including four-wheel-steer zero-turn riders; lap-bar zero-turn riders; utility vehicles; lawn and garden tractors; specialty turf products; battery- and gasoline-powered handheld and chore products; snow blowers and more. Based in Valley City, Ohio, Cub Cadet is recognized worldwide for its legacy in engineering excellence and its progressive dedication to thoughtfully designing around the people who depend on Cub Cadet equipment to help unlock the full potential of their outdoor spaces. For more information on all Cub Cadet products, visit

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