Moss Wins IFES Development + Innovation Award for SustainaTex Ocean
FRANKLIN PARK, Illinois – March 14, 2023 – Moss Inc., a leading provider of high-quality graphics and tension fabric structures, has won the coveted first-place prize at the IFES Development + Innovation Awards (IDIA) for their revolutionary product, SustainaTex Ocean. The prestigious award was presented at EuropShop, the leading event for the global retail industry.
IDIA recognizes exceptional products and companies that showcase outstanding design, innovation, and sustainability in the industry. SustainaTex Ocean is a breakthrough product that tackles the growing problem of plastic waste in our oceans. The product is made from 100% recycled materials, including plastic recovered from the ocean, and is a sustainable and eco-friendly textile that is perfect for event graphics, exhibition design, and retail environments.
“We are thrilled to have won the IDIA first-place prize for SustainaTex Ocean,” said Jason Popp, President and CEO of Moss. “Our team has worked diligently to offer a product that not only meets the highest standards of design and performance but also addresses a critical environmental issue.”
This recognition reflects the Company’s unwavering commitment to the environment and ongoing pursuit of innovative materials and technologies that minimize waste and advance sustainability in the industry. Moss is fully dedicated to responsible manufacturing practices and reducing their environmental footprint. As a crucial first step towards becoming carbon neutral, the Company has partnered with ClimatePartner to offset the carbon emissions generated by their North American and European plant operations.
“Our role as stewards of the environment is not only to lessen the footprint of our operations but also to assess and reduce the impact of our suppliers and customers too,” added Popp.
“This is an excellent challenge for the ingenuity of Moss.”