Sustainable products that solve problems are the themes for this year’s finalists for the World of Wipes Innovation Award that will be presented at the 16th annual World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference. The event takes place from June 27-30, 2022 in Chicago, IL/USA, organized by the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, INDA, Cary, NC/USA.
The 3 products vying for the prestigious award are:
• an all-natural substitute for plastic fibers from Bast Fibre Technologies Inc. (BFT), Victoria/Canada,
• a dual-textured 3D cleaning wipe from Fitesa, Porto Alegre/Brazil, and
• an environmentally safe flushable wipe from Nice-Pak Inc., Orangeburg, NY/USA.
Participants at the 2022 WOW International Conference will have the opportunity to help select the winner following presentations by company representatives on June 28. The winner will be announced on June 30.
This year’s in-person WOW is expected to draw over 400 senior-level wipes professionals from all wipes segments, repeating last year’s strong live event that welcomed 475 wipes professionals from 14 countries to Atlanta, GA/USA.