SEPTEMBER 26-27, 2023
North Carolina State University | Raleigh, NC
SEPTEMBER 26-27, 2023
North Carolina State University | Raleigh, NC

RISE® Innovation Award

RISE Innovation Award The RISE® Innovation Award will recognize innovation in areas within and on the periphery of the nonwovens industry which utilizes advanced science and engineering principles to develop unique or intricate solutions to problems and advance the usage of nonwovens. Nominees will be selected from various disposable and durable product categories and disruptive enabling technologies who exemplify innovation. Areas for consideration include: raw material advances, advances in process or manufacturing technologies including web forming and converting, new product or application development, or other areas that may extend or enhance the use of nonwovens.

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RISE Innovation Award® Winners

  • 2022: DiaperRecycle – Cat Litter Made from Recycled Nappies
  • 2021: Canopy - Canopy Respirator
  • 2020: The Nonwovens Institute - Spunbond High Efficiency Filter
  • 2019: Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI) - Surfaceskins
  • 2018: DiviDiaper Inc. - DiviDiaper
  • 2017: Club Coffee LP - PurPod100™ Compostable Pods
  • 2016: Suominen – Fibrella™ Lite Spunlace
  • 2015: Fitesa – 100 Percent Biobased Spunbond
  • 2013: RTI International – NLITe™ Nanofiber Light Improvement Technology
  • 2012: Ecovative Design – EcoCradle®
  • 2011: RKW US, Inc. – Aptra® Elements

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