The INDEX 11 Awards will be presented at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Considered one of the industry's highest accolades for the best examples of excellence, the awards highlight some of the innovations from businesses of all sizes and from all parts of the nonwovens supply chain.
Seven awards, covering categories from product and process innovations to marketing brilliance, will be presented to the winning companies, during a special ceremony at the EDANA booth at INDEX.
The INDEX 11 awards jury, which was comprised of former company marketing and R&D experts, the media, and academics, met in February in order to select the nominees, and to choose, from this group, the winners from this pool, which will remain undisclosed until the awards ceremony.
Companies nominated for an INDEX11 Awards are:
·Colquímica – “The Bond Comes First”
·Dow Europe – EXP-411
·Freudenberg Nonwovens - Lutraflorâ
·AccuSentry /GDM - Automated Inspection with Single-Diaper Culling Technology
·Hollingsworth & Vose - Technostatâ Plus
·PGI Nonwovens - PGI Sustainability Process
·PGI Nonwovens - SafeCover Insect Repellant Blanket
·3M - Pollution Prevention Pays (3P) Program
·Tredegar - Flowertool
In addition, companies eligible for an honourable mention from the INDEX 11 Awards Jury included:
·Ahlstrom - Disruptor PAC
·Norafin Industries - Flax Fibre
·Procter & Gamble - New Baby and Active Fit with dry Max
The winners will be presented with their specially commissioned bronze sculpture and a diploma at the Awards Ceremony.Designed by world-famous Belgian sculptor, Olivier Strebelle, the stunning work of art is both beautiful and representative of the diversity of EDANA’s members and their products.