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22 Chemicals  |  tana Werner & Mertz Professional wins Award! New York – For its brandgreen care PROFESSIONAL, Werner & Mertz Professional, in Germany tana-Chemie GmbH, the first German provider of sustainable cleaning products to receive therenowned international Cradle to Cradle Products Innovator Award. The coveted prize from the Cradle to Cradle Products Since 2013 Werner & Mertz has had its products Innovation Institute, a non-profit organization with from the professional cleaning line green care PRO- headquarters in San Francisco, is awarded to indus- FESSIONAL certified by the challenging Cradle to trial companies that manage their production accord- Cradle® process. In that time 25 products from the ing to the Cradle to Cradle® principle in closed loops brand green care PROFESSIONAL have received the for maximum sustainability. The award winners are highly desired Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Gold la- hailed as pioneers in their industries. bel, including five products from the new Quick & “The international recognition that comes with the Easy foam-spray system, which will be presented at Cradle to Cradle Products Innovator Award con- ISSA/Interclean in May 2016. firms in a very special way our high quality stand- Cradle to Cradle® opens the way to a new industrial ards and our engagement for standard. Cradle to Cradle® is based on designing International greater sustainability in pro- products for smooth integration into biological or Recognition fessional cleaning,” said technical cycles. The Frank Vancraeyveld, CEO of ® challenge is in planningCradle to Cradle Werner & Mertz Professional/tana-Chemie GmbH, the product‘s progress at the awards ceremony in New York in November. through a closed materi- “We are very proud of this award and we will con- al cycle and in choosing product materials that are tinue to follow the path of Cradle to Cradle® prod- suitable for a safe and complete return to the bio- uct design. With products from green care PROFES- sphere or for recovery and high-quality reuse. green SIONAL, we practice genuine eco-effectiveness. care PROFESSIONAL gives rise to the maxim of a Our intentions to develop products that greatly combination of economic efficiency and eco-effec- contribute to the users’ well-being are thereby real- tiveness and thus builds trust with customers and ized,” he added. users. tana-Chemie GmbH Phone +49 6131 964 03 Werner & Mertz Phone +43 6245 87286 Rheinallee 96 info.professional@ Professional Vertriebs GmbH info@tana.at D-55120 Mainz werner-mertz.com Neualmerstr. 13 www.wmprof.com www.wmprof.com A-5400 Hallein


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