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IPC win in Pulire award6th of June 2011
This year's Pulire Innovation Award - presented during the recent Verona exhibition - has gone to IPC for its Green Tube pure water cleaning system.
Green Tube was the winner of the Equipment category of the competition, as well as being named the overall winner. Genesis Biosciences won the Chemical Products category for its Biosan E-Card, an eco-friendly feminine waste unit sanitiser. And in the Machinery category the winner was Ar-Co Chimica with Gynius Box chemical dosage control system.
The Clean Green Afidamp Award was also presented during the show, organised by the Italian cleaning association. This prize recognises new cleaning technologies that reflect sustainable and 'green' values while maintaining effectiveness and practicality.
In the Equipment category the winner was Vileda Professional for its Evolon 100 per cent microfibre cloths. Ar-Co Chimica won the Chemicals category, again for its Gynius Ecolabel - which the judges said puts environmental impact at the core of the system.
Kärcher was awarded the Machinery prize for its T12/1 eco!efficiency vacuum cleaner, which boasts low energy consumption while maintaining high performance.
Special mentions went to Falpi for its MyPadDoc software and Raro for the QR system label.
Said Michele Redi, president of AfidampFAB: "The goal of this competition is to reward the ability to do business while encouraging the development of strategies to reduce waste gas emissions and the use of nonrenewable resources. The number of candidates this year confirms that attention to these issues is becoming increasingly high."