The countdown to the INOVYN Awards 2019 has begun, with just two weeks left until the Awards Ceremony on 17 October in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The INOVYN Awards 2019 is designed to help boost innovation by recognising and promoting key achievements in the global vinyl industry.
An independent panel of expert judges will choose the winners across four categories: sustainability innovation; design innovation; process innovation; and new product innovation. The total prize money awarded across all 4 categories is €50,000.
A record 93 projects have been submitted to the Awards from more than 19 countries worldwide. These include innovations from converters, additive suppliers, universities, research institutes, students, recyclers, compounders, industry associations, designers and machinery manufacturers.
Comments Chris Tane, CEO INOVYN: “Innovation is the key to market growth and sustainable development for the vinyl industry, and as a global leader in vinyl production we are delighted once again to showcase the very best projects from around the world through the INOVYN Awards 2019.”
The INOVYN Awards 2019 ceremony coincides with ‘K2019’, the flagship international fair of the plastics industry.
Formed on 1 July 2015, INOVYN is a vinyl producer that ranks among the top three worldwide. With a turnover in excess of €3.5 billion, INOVYN has more than 4,300 employees and manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in ten countries across Europe.
INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; and Electrochemical and Vinyls Technologies. Annual production volumes are in excess of 40 million tonnes.