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|Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award|
For 33 years, PDMA's exclusive Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award has become the premier honor for industry innovators.
The Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI)Award selection process provides an excellent mechanism for identifying companies that create and capture long-term value through product and service innovation.As a global award, companies around the world are eligible. Self-nominations are encouraged.
Nominations are now closed
The 2020 winners will join 56 organizations granted the OCI Award over the course of its 32-year history. Past winners include Henkel, Lennox, BD (Becton Dickinson), Starbucks, UnitedHealth Group, BMW, Clorox, Corning, Dow Chemical, Marriott and Novozymes.
Those nominees which pass the initial screen will be asked to complete a questionnaire detailing their new product/service development practices and innovation successes. On site examinations are held with the companies which reach finalist status. The winner(s) will be recognized and be required to share their best practices at the 2020 PDMA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Past OCI Award Recipients
Since its inception the following companies have been recipients of PDMA’s OCI Award and have participated in the PDMA annual conference, providing valuable insights for the organization and its members. Presentations are available for non-member purchase or as a free download for PDMA members.
PDMA is proud to recognize The Gorilla Glue Company and Porex Corporation (Filtration Group), as the 2019 OCI Award Recipients.
2019 The Gorilla Glue Company