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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ASC Launches Innovation Awards Program in 2017

Posted By ASC, Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2016



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Steve Duren

Senior Director, Member Services
(952) 300-3280





Nomination package now available for ASC Innovation Awards

September 14, 2016 – Bethesda, MD – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces that it is launching the ASC Innovation Awards Program, an innovation oriented award program in 2017.


This award will recognize innovation in adhesive and sealant product developments. Recipients of these awards will demonstrate the value proposition of the novel chemistry and added value in a field application or improvement in design and chemical process.


“The ASC Innovation Awards will recognize and honor the use of an industry technology that has significant impact in a new or different way, in order to promote the innovation orientation of our industry,” says Steve Duren, Senior Director of ASC. “Innovation is one of five key strategies making up the Council’s Long Range Plan, and this new program will focus on promoting our industry while recognizing its most innovative developments.”


The award will be overseen by the ASC Membership Committee. The Nomination Package, sponsorship opportunities, key dates and contest rules can be found on the official awards page HERE. The awards will be presented at the opening reception at the ASC Annual Spring Convention in Atlanta, Georgia on April 3, 2017. Submittals must be received by COB January 31, 2017.


“This new program will add value to ASC’s Annual Spring Convention and EXPO, giving attendees a chance to come together as an industry, celebrate innovation and network with those participating in this prominent industry event.,” adds Shamsi Gravel, Chair of the ASC Membership Committee. “ASC members are engaged in solving some of the world’s leading challenges and it’s time that we honor some of the most innovative solutions that are being shared within our industry.”


To learn more about the ASC Innovation Awards Program, available sponsorship opportunities and to review the nomination package, visit the official awards page located HERE.


Questions can also be sent to Steve Duren, Senior Director of Member Services at Companies interested in becoming a sponsor should contact Malinda Armstrong at (301) 986-9700 x106 or




The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 138 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end-users. For more information about ASC, visit


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