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Messe Frankfurt and Wiley present the Cleanzone Award

15 Oct 2019

The industry’s prestigious Cleanroom Award has a new name: the Cleanzone Award. Frank Duvernell, a close and long-standing partner of Cleanzone and founder of the Cleanroom Award, has handed over the award to Messe Frankfurt, which will be continuing it under a new name: the Cleanzone Award. The new partner is Wiley-Verlag, publisher of the trade journal ReinRaumTechnik. A total of eight finalists for the award will be presenting their latest innovations at Cleanzone on 19 and 20 November in Frankfurt.


Since 2012, the Cleanroom Award has been presented at the international trade fair for contamination control and cleanroom technology, and it has become a highly respected honour within the industry. Kerstin Horaczek, Group Show Director for Technology at Messe Frankfurt: “I would really like to thank Frank Duvernell for making the award what it is today. We are delighted that we can continue with this award, and that we have been able to gain the publishing house Wiley-Verlag as our new partner. With their invaluable expertise and excellent network in the cleanroom community, we will make this award even more important as an innovation driver in the industry in future.”

The Cleanzone Award honours outstanding innovations that set new standards for efficiency in the field of contamination control and offer key concepts for the future of cleanroom technology. The award promotes innovation in a field whose role at the forefront of dynamic high-tech industry makes providing new solutions a regular necessity.

The companies and their innovations: myCleanroomShopAR    – Game-changer in cleanroom e-commerce

Commend: Commend Emergency and Danger Response System for Clean Rooms ENSURING LOW RISK FOR HIGH TECH

Friedrich Sailer: Hygienic Design Magnet – Magnetic Mounting Solution for Cleanrooms

Elis: Reusable autoclave bags

Ergo/Physion: Tension Terminator: The device that eliminates tension

ISO One: Cleanroom Lighting

RAL: The new standard colour RAL 9012

VWR: ViVi® - designed for high performance

All eight finalists for the Cleanzone Award 2019 worth 3,000 euros will be presenting their projects in the Cleanzone Conference area on 19 November from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. International trade fair guests will also be able to find out more about these innovations at a special exhibition at the trade fair. From these eight nominees, visitors to the trade fair will choose the winner, who will be presented with the award at the Cleanzone Conference on 20 November from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €718 million. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).

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Background information on Wiley

Wiley, a global company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, societies, businesses, governments, and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work.