Outstanding corporate innovator (oci) awards:
Henkel, a German-based globally linked company holds leading positions through its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses. One of its business unit, Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market - across all industry segments worldwide. It combines innovation and technology leadership and close customer partnership to deliver solutions that are an essential part of countless industrial and consumer goods. Their multiple approaches toward innovation in both project portfolio management and resource management created a highly sustainable design and development process. Henkel Adhesive Technologies were awarded the Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award in 2017 by PDMA as a testimony of excellence of the company's ability to create and capture long-term value through product and service innovation.
The OCI Award has very specific criteria which PDMA use through a rigorous on and off site evaluation process to select the winner. Some of the many criteria used are:
Show sustained success launching new products or services over a extended period
Significant company growth from new products or services.
Well defined new product development practices and processes
For more detail of the OCI award, please click on the link : https://www.pdma.org/page/OCI_award/