The presentation of the CMS Purus Innovation Awards 2017 (PIA) provided a highlight at the close of the first day of the exhibition, staged in Berlin during September. The panel judged the innovations displayed by exhibitors in six categories, and awarded a special prize. The winners are:
Large Machines category:
Adlatus Robotics GmbH for Adlatus CR 700 autonomous cleaning robot system.
Small Machines category:
Kenter Bodenreinigungsmaschinen Vertriebs- und Service GmbH for i-Mop XXL.
Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG for EASY!Force Advanced.
Equipment category – Special Prize:
Emil Deiss KG for Universal Plus rubbish bags.
Digital Tools and Systems category:
Vermop Salmon GmbH for Vermop Digital System One.
Washroom Hygiene category:
Ophardt Hygiene-Technik GmbH + Co. KG for The Untouchable.
Cleaning Products category:
Wetrok AG for Granuline.
A total of 62 entries were received for this year’s PIA, more than ever before.