Dow Chemical, 3M, P&G Win Edison Awards for Product Innovation

April 25, 2017

Products developed by Dow Chemical Co., 3M, and Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Procter & Gamble Professional, have been named recipients of 2017 Edison Awards.

The annual Edison Award program recognizes the most innovative new products and business leaders. A panel of judges selected the award winners based on concept, value, delivery, and impact criteria. Winners were announced at the Edison Awards annual gala, April 20, in New York, NY.

Two Dow Chemical products received Edison Awards. Dow’s Accutrace™ S10 fuel marker was honored with a Silver Edison Award in the theft deterrent category while its Canvera™ polyolefin dispersions received a Bronze Edison Award in the packaging category.

P&G’s Tide® purclean™ was recognized as the Silver Edison Award winner in the sustainability category.

3M received two awards in the diagnostic tools category with its Molecular Detection Assay 2 winning a Gold Edison Award and its Mobile True Definition Scanner taking a Bronze Award.

To view the complete list of Edison Award winners, click here.

About Dow
Dow Chemical Co. is a global science- and technology-based company that develops and manufactures a portfolio of chemical, plastic, and agricultural products and services. With annual sales of US$58 billion, Dow has approximately 53,000 employees and 201 manufacturing sites in 35 countries. For more information, visit

About 3M
With global sales of US$25 billion, 3M is a leading producer of thousands of products ranging from chemicals, filtration systems, and safety and protection equipment to office, graphics, and health care equipment. For more information, visit

About Procter & Gamble Professional
Procter & Gamble Professional is the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble, serving the food service, building cleaning and maintenance, hospitality, and convenience store industries. For more information, visit