INOVYN launches 'INOVYN Awards 2016'

INOVYN has today launched the first edition of its INOVYN Awards, celebrating innovation with vinyls.

Led by an independent panel of expert judges, the INOVYN Awards 2016 is designed to help boost innovation by recognising and promoting key achievements in the vinyls industry.

The INOVYN Awards 2016 is expected to draw entrants from around the world including manufacturers; distributors; product specifiers; architects and designers; students; academics and research organisations.

The main award will be the ‘INOVYN Award for Innovation with Vinyls’. There will be further awards recognising achievements in Sustainability and Industrial Design.

Comments Chris Tane, CEO INOVYN: “Innovation is the lifeblood of the vinyls industry. Therefore, as Europe’s leading producer of vinyls we are extremely proud to launch the INOVYN Awards 2016, which will shine a spotlight on the very best new innovations our industry has to offer.

“The global vinyls industry is highly progressive, representing the extensive use of this highly versatile material in all aspects of modern society. From products that make our homes and offices more energy efficient, comfortable and affordable to high performance leisure products and lifesaving medical equipment, vinyls continue to improve and enhance our everyday lives.”

The INOVYN Awards 2016 will culminate in an award ceremony on 20 October 2016 to coincide with ‘K2016’, the flagship fair of the plastics and rubber industries, which is being held in Düsseldorf (Germany) on 19 - 26 October 2016.

The deadline for the receipt of entries to the INOVYN Awards 2016 is 15 May 2016. Full details about the INOVYN Awards 2016, including details of how to enter, can be found on the dedicated Awards website at



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Formed on 1 July 2015, INOVYN is a vinyls producer that ranks among the top three worldwide. With an annual 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 General Purpose Vinyls, Specialty Vinyls, Organic Chlorine Derivatives and Chlor Alkali. Annual production volumes are in excess of 40 million tonnes.