Innovation Awards Program
Share |

 

Innovate and Secure the Future with ASC

2020 ASC Innovation Awards


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. Global companies are encouraged to submit for 2020.

There is ONE Award Category for 2020:

  • The 2020 Innovation Award
  • ASC will also recognize the first and second runner ups


 


How Winners Will be Recognized:

  • Awarded at a special ceremony at WAC2020
  • The Innovation Award Winner will receive the beautiful crystal award recognizing the achievement
  • The award winner will be featured on a banner stand graphic displayed at the conference
  • Runners up will also receive awards to recognize their innovations
  • Winner and runners up may present at the conference in special sessions
  • All submitters will be featured in the onsite awards program to include a description of each innovation
  • Be featured in the official Innovation Awards press release and on the ASC website Innovation Awards page
  • Be promoted on social media to the industry

CLICK to view/download a handout about the program for distribution within your company.


submit abstract

Contact Myranda Nickoloff with any questions.

2019 Innovation Award Winner

ASC held its Innovation awards at the Annual Spring Convention in Philadelphia April 8-10, 2019.
The 2019 Innovation Award had one winner and two runners up:

 


The primary award was presented to Deborah Moore, Product Development Technical Lead at Henkel.

The development was entitled "Loctite Universal Structural Bonders Powered by Hybrid Technology," which is a solution for OEM engineers looking for ways to improve assembly applications. For more information on this development click HERE.


Runners Up: 1st Runner Up went to Dow with a development called "UV Curable Primer that Enables Hard to Bond INFUSE Olefin Block Copolymer Midsole Foams in High Performance Footwear" and the 2nd runner up went to Sartomer for a development titled "An electron Beam curable Resealable Adhesive that only sticks to itself."


2018 Winners

ASC held its Innovation awards at the Annual Spring Conference in Miami April 23-25, 2018.

The 2018 Innovation awards had two categories: small business, and the primary award.

 


Bostik - The primary award was presented to Darius Deak, Global R & D Director-Nonwovens at Bostik. The Development from Bostik was entitled "Brilliance" which is an olefin elastic high-performance attachment adhesive. For more information on Brilliance, click HERE.




Michigan State University, in partnership with POET, took home the small business award for the development titled; "Lignin Based Adhesive for Engineering Wood Products." The lead developer and accepting the award for MSU was Mojgan Nejad. To learn more about this development, review a short video presentation HERE.

Runners Up: 1st Runner Up went to Dow Automotive with a development called Betaseal Glass Bonding adhesive and the 2nd runner up went to Sunstar Engineering Americas for automated application of a one component UV Curable Formed-In-Place Foam Sealant.


2017 Winners

ASC held its first ever Innovation awards at the Annual Spring Conference in Atlanta April 3-5, 20017.

The Innovation awards had two categories: small business, and the primary award.

 


Organik Kimya - The primary award was presented to Simone Kaslowski, CEO of Organik Kimya, who is based in Istanbul, Turkey. The lead developer for the technology is Filiz Ozturk, Business Unit Manager for industrial adhesives. The Development from Organik Kimya was entitled "A Novel Process and Packaging Technology For Hot Melt Pressure Sensitive Adhesives." To learn more about this development please review a short video presentation HERE.




Resinate Materials Group took home the small business award for the development titled; "Creating a Circular Economy by converting PET scrap to Polyester Polyols for Adhesives Synthesis." The lead developer and accepting the award was Shakti Mukerjee, Director of Product & Process Development and Mike Christy, Staff Chemist. To learn more about this development please review a short video presentation HERE.
Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal