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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ASC Announces Opening of the 2019 Innovation Awards

Posted By ASC, Thursday, December 6, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, December 5, 2018



Media Contact:

Steve Duren

Senior Director, Member Services
(952) 300-8280




December 6, 2018 – Alexandria, VA – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has opened its submission process for the 3rd annual Innovation Awards to be held at the Annual Spring Conference in Philadelphia April 8-10, 2019. The Innovation Awards has one category for 2019 and is now also open to submissions from academia. Runners-up will also be recognized in 2019.


Independent judges will review the following categories and weightings as part of review process:

  • Science and Innovation (30%)
  • Applicability & Impact (10%)
  • Impact of the Technology Relative to the State of the Art (30%)
  • Qualifications, Experience and Capabilities (20%)
  • Significant Milestone (10%)

“The ASC Innovation Awards Program is designed to recognize innovation in adhesive and sealant product developments. These awards identify significant impact chemistries that contribute to downstream industries unmet needs and advancements in technology. The award is intended to foster and encourage innovation across the Adhesive & Sealant Industry and academia. Raw material suppliers, manufacturers of adhesives and or sealants, and academics can submit for the award as well as collectively” Says Shamsi Gravel - ASC Chairman of the Membership Committee.

To submit, learn more about the requirements, or view past winners, visit the 2019 ASC Innovation Awards web page HERE. Submission must be received by close of business January 31, 2019.


To become a SPONSOR for the 2019 Innovation Awards, visit the web page HERE for complete details and benefits of sponsorship.

For questions, please contact Steve Duren at ASC via email at or 952-300-8280.




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 114 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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