ASC Announces Winners of 2024 Innovation Awards

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April 16, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   

Media Contact:

Brian Peters
Director of Membership and Industry Programs
(314) 283-1842



Recipients recognized at ASC’s Annual Convention & Expo in Louisville

April 16, 2024 – Alexandria, VA –
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) held its 8th annual Innovation Awards at the 2024 Annual Convention & Expo in Louisville, KY on April 16, 2024. The Innovation awards recognize the top three innovations from the adhesive and sealant industry. Independent judges reviewed the following categories and weightings as part of their 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%)

 ASC judges reviewed submittal packages and the following are the winners of the 2024 awards:

The 2024 Innovation Award winner is H.B. Fuller and Jayesh Bokria, Thomas Kauffman, Andrew Prybylowski, David McDougall and team for their development entitled “Thermoplastic Encapsulant Platform for Photovoltaic Modules”. H.B. Fuller’s TPx platform enables lower LCOE and supply chain versatility while ensuring the critical performance requirements for thin-film modules by leveraging underutilized raw material feedstreams. For more information on this development click HERE.

1st Runner Up went to Bostik with a development called “Copolyester Based Compostable Cold Seal for Heat Sensitive Packaging: Turbo-Seal® LOOP 1.0”. For more information about this development click HERE.

2nd Runner Up went to Geisys Ventures, LLC for a development titled “D-Glue – A debondable adhesive platform.” For more information about this development click HERE.

"It's really refreshing and exciting to see all the various ways, applications, technologies, and industries that our members products go into and support – from the semiconductor industry, solar products and packaging, to the iPhone. We are pleased with the quality of this year’s submissions and look forward to recognizing our members’ innovative solutions for many years to come”, indicated Brian Peters, Director of Membership and Industry Programs.  Congratulations to the teams at Bostik and Geisys Ventures as runners-up, and to the H.B. Fuller team as this year’s 2024 Innovation Award recipient.

To learn more about the ASC Innovation Awards Program visit the official awards page located HERE.

Questions about the Innovation Awards program should be directed to Brian Peters, Director of Membership and Industry Programs at  Companies interested in becoming a sponsor for 2025 should contact Myranda


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 106 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, distributors, and end-users. For more information about ASC, visit