2023 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards — Coatings Industry

Ringier Technology Innovation Awards-One of the most professional and influential industry awards in China

The Ringier Technology Innovation Awards for industrial manufacturing were inaugurated by Ringier Trade Media in 2006. The Awards is now rewarded to a select group of innovators each year in China’s Coatings Industry.The Ringier Technology Innovation Awards have covered the upstream and downstream of the coatings industry. Each year, the award will be awarded to the industry's innovation pioneers in recognition of innovative products and technologies that have made outstanding contributions to the industry, encouraging more companies to invest in technological innovation to improve productivity and economy. Benefits; provide users with amount convenience; achieve green and sustainable development.

2023 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards - Coatings Industry will be held in conjunction with China Coatings & Ink Summit & Expo 2023 , bringing together more industry policy makers and researchers to join the event.

Awards Categories




Additives & Solvent

Coatings Production/ Testing Equipment

Coating Equipment /Environmental Protection Equipment

Innovative Coatings of Year 2022

Start-up Company

Selection & Judging Process

1st Stage:
Registration & Nomination:

Deadline: 10 Mar. 2023

The Awards is open to any company with an innovative product/technology. The panel of judges may also nominate companies.

2nd Stage: Voting & Selection

Deadline: 27 Mar. – 10 Apr.2023

Users can log in to the official website of the event and vote online for the shortlist. The jury will discuss the shortlists several times, refer to the online and WeChat voting opinions, and finalize the final list of winners (the weight of the award-winning products: expert review 70% + user effective network and WeChat voting 30%)

3rd Stage:
Winners Announcement & Awards
Awards Ceremony: 25 May, 2023

The winners announcement will be published in the May issue of 《Coatings and Inks - China》with detailed coverage. The Awards ceremony will be held in Shanghai, and the winners, judges, industry professionals, magazine readers and mainstream media will be invited.

Selection & Judging
The evaluation object should greatly promote the development of the coating industry, and be widely used and promoted in the industry. These promoting effects can be reflected in: greatly improving productivity and production efficiency; Improved production economy or input-output ratio; Prolong the service life of the product; Improved the quality, performance, safety and durability of the final product; And help users improve economic benefits; Greatly reduce VOC emissions; It can help downstream users meet the latest environmental requirements and regulations.
Detailed requirements:
· Candidates must be innovative products or specific technologies launched in 2021-2022.
· The purpose of the special recommendation for start-ups is to encourage and reward the companies that have a late start in the coating industry but with important innovation value. Considering the epidemic situation, companies with a start-up period of less than 5 years can register for this category.
· Raw materials for the products to be evaluated should be obtained in accordance with the principle of sustainable development, with the goal of not affecting the ecological environment and helping the paint industry to achieve the national "double carbon" target. The products or technologies to be evaluated shall be manufactured and applied in accordance with the further environmental emission requirements of the Chinese government for coating products and related downstream industries.
· Please provide third-party test certificates and customer feedback for participating products.
Why You Should Enter?

1. Launched in 2006, Ringier Technology Innovation Awards have already become one of the most influential industrial Awards in China because of its neutral judging process. There are many benefits from entering the Awards including
2. Widespread recognition of product/technology innovation;
3. Build up an extensive & valuable relationships with China’s market experts and industry leaders at the Awards ceremony. Reach high-profile decision-makers and target buyers with large purchasing power;
4. An excellent opportunity for publicity and year-round promotion in greater China through Ringier’s multi-media platforms of magazines, online and mobile marketing (iPad/ iPhone and Android Apps) as well as coverage in other major industrial media

Widespread Media Coverage
The Awards is widely promoted among industry leaders and professionals through Ringier’s multi-media platform of magazine, online, mobile marketing (iPad/iPhone, Android Apps), as well as other major industrial and general media.
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