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IDEA Award Nominations Underway



Published October 1, 2009
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Nominations are now open for theIDEA10 Achievement Awards, which are once again being co-sponsored by INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and Nonwovens Industry magazine.

The awards, presented every three years in conjunction with the IDEA International Engineered Fabrics Exposition and Conference, are designed to award innovation within the nonwovens and engineered fabrics industries.

Nominations will be accepted through December 31, 2009.

The IDEA10 Achievement Awards will recognize the leading companies, individuals and new products in the global engineered fabrics industry. The awards will be presented on the show floor during IDEA10, April 27-29, 2010, at the Miami Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL.

All members of the global engineered fabrics industry are eligible for the IDEA10 Achievement Awards. Nominations can be made in five categories through a number of outlets, including the INDA website at www.inda.org and through the Nonwovens Industry site at www.nonwovens-industry.com.

A Selection Committee will then select three finalists in each category, and in early 2010 members of the industry will have the opportunity to vote on the recipient in each category through the Nonwovens Industry and INDA websites.

“These IDEA Achievement Awards promote innovation and recognize outstanding achievement within the worldwide engineered fabrics community and it is fitting that they will be presented during IDEA10, the most important industry trade show of the year,” says Rory Holmes, President of INDA, the organizer of the triennial IDEA Conference and Exposition.

Nominations are being accepted in five categories:

·IDEA10 Equipment Achievement Award ... Given to the company with the best equipment new product introduction since IDEA07.

·IDEA10 Roll Goods Achievement Award ... Given to the company with the best roll goods new product introduction since IDEA07.

·IDEA10 Raw Material Achievement Award ... Given to the company with the best fiber/raw material new product introduction since IDEA07.

·IDEA10 Short-Life Product Achievement Award ... Presented for the best new disposable product utilizing engineered fabrics introduced since IDEA07.

·IDEA10 Long-Life Product Achievement Award ... Presented for the best new durable product utilizing engineered fabrics introduced since IDEA07.

More information:Michael Jacobsen at 201-396-7005; mjacobsen@inda.org.