UTECH Europe Awards 2021

finalists reveal

• Concentrol, Spain for its Hybrid Release Agent 70:30

• Huntsman, Belgium for its Ultra-low emission Acoustiflex LE and Rubiflex LE polyurethane-based foam systems for manufacturing of sustainable car interiors

• Recticel, Belgium for OBoNature: a product family of flexible foam systems with a large renewable component

• Covestro, Germany for its Bend restrictor powered by CO2-technology for offshore wind farms

• Ingevity, UK for its Capa S Series of innovative polyols for soft applications

• Sika, Switzerland for Sikaflex Pro-3 Purform: a case material designed to make joints in construction applications waterproof

• ALFA Klebstoffe AG, Switzerland for its new polychloroprene free adhesive for bonding layers of flexible foam

• Distribution Network of Italy for its Poligen/Isogen Eco line of products for the footwear industry containing renewable raw materials

• Form Sunger, Turkey for its Form Re-polyol product

• Plixxent, Germany for a polyurethane footwear system with a high level of renewable materials

• Vita Group for two innovations: Orbis a commercially available foam made using raw materials from the Renuva mattress recycling programme and Vita Rest Origin made with castor-oil derived polyols