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INDA opens nominations for Hygienix innovation award

21 Jul '22
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US’ INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced that online nominations are open for the Hygienix innovation award. The award recognises a new product or technology innovation in the absorbent hygiene and personal care sector that uses nonwoven fabrics in novel, technically sophisticated, uniquely creative and expansive ways.

The award will be presented at Hygienix 2022, from November 14-17, 2022, at the Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel, in New Orleans, LA. Nominations will be accepted online through August 29, 2022. Nominees will be selected from a broad range of new products or technologies that have been commercially available at most two years prior to Hygienix 2022. Nominees can include end product components, fabrication techniques, or products that use a nonwoven technology in manufacturing, INDA said in a press release.

Award categories include feminine care products, diapers, incontinence products, raw materials, equipment technology, reusable products or technologies, and composites or laminates that use nonwovens. Three finalists will present their innovations to over 450 participants at the eighth edition of Hygienix, the premier event for the absorbent hygiene and personal care markets. The winner will be announced on November 17, 2022.

Last year’s Hygienix innovation award was presented to Kudos for their Kudos Diaper Subscription Box, a disposable diaper featuring 100 per cent breathable cotton touching baby’s skin. The 2021 event in Scottsdale, AZ, attracted over 360 industry professionals to convene and connect with the latest innovations and trends in the largest of the nonwovens segment, absorbent hygiene and personal care. Participants benefited from forward thinking market and business insights as well as face-to-face engagement with 14+ hours of networking events.

The Hygienix 2022 conference will explore exclusive content in these key areas: market and innovation development, sustainable absorbent hygiene inputs and products, menstrual product innovation, consumer understanding, and machinery.

The event will also feature a new mentorship programme where first-time participants convene and connect with elite decision makers; two workshops, global diaper trends and absorption systems for absorbent hygiene products.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (GK)

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