Center for Polyurethanes Industry Accepting Nominations for Innovation Award

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council is accepting entries for its 2013 Polyurethane Innovation Award. The award winner will be announced during the 2013 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, which takes place from Sept. 23 to 25 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel in Phoenix. Nominations for this year’s award must be received by CPI no later than 5 p.m. EDT on June 18.

Award entries in polyurethane chemistry may include finished products, initiatives, training or education programs, or processes or processing equipment. Entries pertaining to a polyurethane product or polyurethane manufacture must relate to polyurethane chemistry defined as the reaction of an isocyanate with a polyol.

Entries must represent new innovations that have not been previously submitted for the Innovation Award and must not have been available for commercial sales longer than 15 months prior to June 18, 2013.

Finalists will be notified by July 25 and will receive one complimentary, full registration to the 2013 Polyurethanes Technical Conference in Phoenix.

For more information on the 2013 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, including sponsorship opportunities, visit www.americanchemistry.com/polyurethane.

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