Winning an INDEX™ Award is the highest accolade that can be given to a company for achievement in the nonwovens and related industries. Award winners gain from improved standing within the nonwovens business community, as well as significant public relations advantages.
INDEX™ Awards are only presented once every three years during the INDEX exhibition.
INDEX™20 takes place at Geneva Palexpo, Switzerland, from 07 to 10 September 2021.
“Winning an INDEX™ Award brought increased opportunities, and a greater prestige for my business”
Nonwoven Roll Goods:
Finished products made from, or incorporating nonwovens:
Raw materials or components (e.g. fibre, binder, polymer, tape), of special relevance to the nonwovens industry and related converted products:
Innovation in machinery of special relevance to the nonwovens industry:
Achievement for the most original marketing campaign for a product made from, or incorporating nonwovens:
Sustainable process or management practice:
The winners will be presented with their specially commissioned bronze sculpture and a diploma.
The Innovation Lab , a dedicated area on the exhibition floor, will have an area where the 3 nominees, including the winner, of each category, will be displayed throughout the 4 days of the Exhibition.
The intention is to showcase to visitors to the event just how innovation and sustainability drive the nonwovens industry forward. Increased exposure and enhanced visibility for your product or service and company, will ensure all applicants extract maximum value from their submissions.
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. Olivier Strebelle (1927-2018), a renowned artist by the age of 20, today has sculptures displayed in major cities across Europe, the United States and Asia.
The INDEX™20 awards jury, comprised of 2 former senior nonwovens entrepreneurs and managers, a representative of the nonwovens industry trade press and two top academic nonwovens R&D experts, met in January to select the nominees in each of the 7 Awards categories, and to choose, from this group, the winner which will remain undisclosed until the 20th October Awards Ceremony.
Berry Plastics, Glatfelter, Magic, GDM, Hassan Group and Suominen Corporation