In front of around 300 fellow PTC professionals, winners in the CINET Global Best Practices Awards Program for 2018 were named as Beijing Fornet Laundry Service from China in the Retail Textile Cleaning category and Fornet Nantong Factory of China in the Industrial Textile Services category.

Some 37 Country Awards were granted, including nine Special Awards for CSR and Business Development.

The CINET Lifetime Award was given to Martin Kannegiesser, Managing Director at Herbert Kannegiesser GmbH on the first day of ExpoDetergo in Milan.

CINET President Peter Wennekes congratulated all winners of the Global Best Practices Awards Program 2018 on their efforts to participate and showcase their companies to their global PTC colleagues.

Entries were received from 350 companies of which 150 companies were officially nominated and 45 were selected as finalists to perform a three-minute pitch presentation for an international jury to profile their business.

LIFETIME AWARD: The CINET Lifetime Award was presented to Martin Kannegiesser, Managing Director at Herbert Kannegiesser by CINET President Peter Wennekes, watched by Geert Böttger, President of the GBPAP18




Best Overall Award Industrial Textile Services (ITS): Fornet Nantong Factory, China

Best Overall Award Retail Textile Cleaning (RTC): Beijing Fornet Laundry Service, China

Innovation Award ITS: Cotton Way, Russia

Innovation Award RTC: Dobbi, The Netherlands

Sustainability Award ITS: ELIS, The Netherland

Sustainability Award RTC: Hakuyosha, Japan

The Special Awards are presented to companies which have an unique, extraordinary business development or a distinguishing model on corporate social responsibility. The

The Special Awards for extraordinary business development were made to:

Lavemcasa – Brazil

Mr Shoes Cleaning Tech Co – China

SAS Palais – France

Gajraj – India

Nr. One – Russia

LOD Benelux – The Netherlands

Servitex – Germany

The Special Awards for corporate social responsibility were presented to:

Drop & Wash – Malaysia

Serena Kilaguni – Kenya