After outside judges reviewed all submissions, the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry is proud to announce the three finalists for the 2015 Polyurethane Innovation Award! The award is presented annually at CPI’s Polyurethane Technical Conference, which is the premier event for industry expertise, professional networking and regulatory issues.
This year’s finalists are Dow Chemical, Honeywell and Novomer.
The Polyurethane Innovation Award acknowledges the most impactful, inventive and unique commercial technologies in the global polyurethanes industry. Since 2005 this award has highlighted the role that innovation has played in the polyurethanes industry and recognized companies, as well as individuals, whose vision and perseverance bring new initiatives, products and technologies to the marketplace.
The innovations selected for this year’s award are:
The finalists will present these technologies during the Opening Session of this year’s Polyurethane Technical Conference, which takes place October 5-7 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida. Attendees will vote during the Opening Session for their favorite technology, and those tallies will be added to the scores from outside judges to determine the winner. The winner will be announced during the Closing Session of the conference.
To be considered for the award the submissions must pertain to polyurethane technologies, defined as a reaction of an isocyanate with a polyol, and must have been commercialized no more than 15 months prior to the June 19, 2015 submission deadline. To read more details on the selection process click here.
Those interested in attending the Polyurethane Technical Conference can register and view the full itinerary by clicking here. Registration is now open.