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Essity is the overall winner of the 2022 Amsterdam Innovation Award
10th of May 2022
Essity was announced as the overall winner of this year’s Amsterdam Innovation Awards this morning, on the opening day of the Interclean Amsterdam exhibition.
The winning product was the Tork Biobased Heavy-Duty Cleaning Cloth. In the jury’s opinion: “This is not just about product development but about the company’s core values - and product development comes about as a direct result of those values.”
The category winners are Alani for its Coreless Center Pull Paper Towel (Hygiene & Health), Gausium Robotics for its Scrubber 50 Pro (Smart Technologies & Digitalisation), Arcora for its Pu-Pad Light (Workforce & Ergonomics) and Essity for its Tork Biobased. Heavy-Duty Cleaning Cloth (Sustainability & Environment). The Visitors’ Choice Award went to Kärcher’s for its BVL 5/1 BP backpack vacuum cleaner.
Michelle Marshall, chair of the jury commented: “Essity has identified key objectives among customers: the reduction of CO2 emissions, the reduction of water consumption, reduction of waste generation, reduction of energy consumption, use of certified products. It takes a life cycle. Assessment approach in the development of new products and also seeks to reduce carbon footprint. Crucially, it aims to help its customers reduce their carbon footprint too.
“Essity can back up all its claims through independent certification – it is recognized and acknowledged by many organizations. The technology that is being used with this Biobased cloth can now be used to expand the range and offer products in different formats in order to offer greater. flexibility.
“The compressed packaging makes for easier handling – important for the cleaning staff. And the environmental impact of the packaging has not been forgotten either. It’s made from fibers that are 100 per cent recycled and plastics that are at least 30 per cent recycled.”
Interclean Amsterdam is taking place until Friday. For more information visit intercleanshow.com
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