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Nominations open IDEA13 Achievement Awards

INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry has announced that nominations are now open for the prestigious IDEA13 Achievement Awards, which it organizes in partnership with Nonwovens Industry magazine.

4th October 2012

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Cary, NC

Medical/Hygiene, Transport/​Aerospace, Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable, Interiors, Construction, Civil Engineering, Industrial, Packaging, Agriculture

The awards, which are presented every three years at the IDEA International Engineered Fabrics Exposition and Conference, are designed to award innovation within the nonwovens and engineered fabrics industries. INDA says nominations will be accepted up until 31 December 2012.

The IDEA13 Achievement Awards will recognize the leading companies, individuals and new products in the global nonwovens and engineered fabrics industry. The awards will be presented on the show floor during IDEA13, April 23-25, 2013, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida.

Anyone working in the global engineered fabrics industry is eligible for the IDEA13 Achievement Awards and nominations can be made in five categories through the Nonwovens Industry site at http://www.nonwovens-industry.com/2013-idea-achievement-awards/ .

A Selection Committee will select three finalists in each category, and in early 2013 members of the industry will have the opportunity to vote on the recipient in each category through the Nonwovens Industry website.

“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 IDEA13, the most important industry trade show of the year,” Rory Holmes, President of INDA, the organizer of the triennial IDEA Conference and Exposition, said.

 Nominations are being accepted in five categories:

  • IDEA13 Equipment Achievement Award ... Given to the company with the best equipment new product introduction since IDEA10.
  • IDEA13 Roll Goods Achievement Award ... Given to the company with the best roll goods new product introduction since IDEA10.
  • IDEA13 Raw Material Achievement Award ... Given to the company with the best fiber/raw material new product introduction since IDEA10.
  • IDEA13 Short-Life Product Achievement Award ... Presented for the best new disposable product utilizing engineered fabrics introduced since IDEA10.
  • IDEA13 Long-Life Product Achievement Award ... Presented for the best new durable product utilizing engineered fabrics introduced since IDEA10.

Further information

Contact award coordinator Helena Lee at (919) 233-1210 ext. 120; [email protected] . www.inda.org

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