Material ConneXion Announces the Winner of the Third Annual MEDIUM Award for Material of the Year
ICFF, New York, NY: Global materials resource and innovation consultancy Material ConneXion, announced today the winner of the third annual MEDIUM Award for Material of the Year, naming Netherlands-based DyeCoo Textile Systems B.V. as the winner. Material ConneXion has cited the company for the development of revolutionary commercial dyeing machine technology. Its ability to use supercritical CO2 as a replacement for water is an innovation that will make enormous contributions in terms of reducing energy consumption, environmental pollution and pioneering water stewardship.
The award recognizes materials and processes juried into the company’s materials library within the past year that demonstrate outstanding technological innovation and the potential to make a significant contribution to the advancement of design, industry, society and the economy.
As the world’s leading materials library of innovative and sustainable materials and innovation consultancy, Material ConneXion has unparalleled insight into the materials, processes and emerging technologies that are having the greatest impact on design worldwide and, ultimately the consumer. In addition to DyeCoo, the company is recognizing nine Material of the Year honorable mentions whose exemplary material and process innovation makes them particularly worthy of note. Read more
From anti-theft wallpaper to thermo chromatic fabric, the winner and the nine finalists will be on view at Material ConneXion’s booth #1348 at ICFF (May 19th – 22nd) as well as at Material ConneXion’s headquarters in New York, located at 60 Madison Avenue, from May 21st until July 13th, 2012.