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ISSA PULIRE announces the second edition of the Award

MILAN, 25 June 2021 – The prestigious Award is making its return. The organizers of the international show ISSA PULIRE 2021 are recognising the research done by the companies operating in the professional cleaning industry and the effectiveness of the products brought to the market.

The organizer of ISSA PULIRE has established the “Product of the Year ISSA PULIRE 2021” to draw attention to and reward the development of innovative solutions, ideas, and designs in the industry. The second edition of the “Product of the Year ISSA PULIRE 2021” will be celebrated during ISSA PULIRE 2021 in Verona from 7 to 9 September 2021.

Participation in the “Product of the Year ISSA PULIRE 2021” is reserved exclusively to companies participating in the ISSA PULIRE 2021 event as exhibitors and co-exhibitors: Italian and international companies that manufacture machinery, accessories, mechanical, electrical and electronic devices, equipment, chemical products, paper, textiles, cleaning cloths, systems and services for professional cleaning. 

The “Product of the Year ISSA PULIRE 2021” award aims to use the objective assessment expressed by the jury to certify that the selected products for the Nomination can meet the following criteria:   

  • Technical quality
  • Functionality and ease of use
  • Economic/Energetic efficiency
  • Technological progress
  • User benefits
  • Innovation strategy
  • Social, ecological and economic sustainability

Information related to how the candidate project has contributed to face the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of strategies and procedures will be a plus and crucial factor for the decision-making process.

After the successful first edition of the Product of the Year Award, and after such a difficult year we want to reward and recognize the importance of our sector as a necessity for our existence. The organisation has always held a keen interest in stimulating, incentivizing, and promoting the study and commitment of the companies in research and performance”, remarked Toni D’Andrea, CEO of ISSA PULIRE Network

Products that have already been submitted to award competitions held in previous trade show events are still eligible to be entered into the “Product of the Year ISSA PULIRE 2021” competition.

 The jury will be comprised of highly regarded experts in the industry and international institutions.  Judges will assess the products submitted no later than 15 August 2021, based on the documentation provided. Each participant can submit a product to nominate (a limit of three (3) products per exhibitor).

The winner will be awarded in Verona, on the afternoon of the first day of ISSA PULIRE 2021.

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Product of the Year 2019