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Review: CMS Purus Innovation Award – The Award for Intelligent Products and Solutions

Award for Innovation

The Purus Innovation Award of CMS Berlin, as one of the most prestigious awards to be bestowed in the industry, distinguishes products, tools and systems which are convincing by high use quality and overriding overall plan.

The award for innovative solutions was announced in six prize categories and presented by Messe Berlin GmbH at the CMS evening event on 24 September 2019.

Six prize categories guarantee variety

The cleaning industry is diverse – and the products, devices and technologies competing for the CMS Purus Award are just as wide-ranging.

The Innovation Award for intelligent products and solutions will go to the winner in each one of the following six categories: Large machines, small machines, equipment, washroom hygiene, digital
tools and systems, and cleaning agents.

Winner - PIA 2019

1. Large Machines

2. Small Machines

KENTER Bodenreinigungsmaschinen Vertriebs- und Service GmbH

  • Comac C 85 NSC

Nilfisk GmbH

  • Liberty SC50

Schneidereit Professional GmbH

  • Mopp Wash 14.7

Husqvarna Deutschland GmbH

  • Husqvarna Automower 535 AWD

Diversey Deutschland GmbH & Co OHG

  • TASKI Aero BP

KENTER Bodenreinigungsmaschinen Vertriebs- und Service GmbH

  • i-mop lite

3. Equipment

4. Digital Tools And Systems

Hako GmbH


ARCORA International GmbH

  • ARCORA PU-PAD 17" = 432 mm

Grass Tech Solutions sprl/bvba


ADLATUS Robotics GmbH


Post Immobilien Management und Services AG

  • IntelliClean

Looking back: The PIA Jury 2019

The top-class jury of experts nominated the finalists for the final round at CMS Berlin 2019.
The eight-strong jury examined and assessed the entries according to strict criteria.

The award ceremony in the Marshall House on the Berlin exhibition grounds was the highlight of the first day of the international cleaning trade fair CMS Berlin 2019 - Cleaning.Management.Services.

Stephan Schwarz

Stephan Schwarz

PIA jury chairman;
Member of the Executive Board of the Federal Guild Association of Contract Cleaners and Managing;
Partner of Berlin-based facility cleaning company GRG Services Berlin GmbH & Co. KG

Jürg Brechbühl

Jürg Brechbühl

President, Allpura Association; Director Key Account Management, Vebego AG, Switzerland; Member of the committee of FIDEN

Christof Flötotto

Christof Flötotto

Graduate designer, marketing consultant; Managing Director, Die Geschwister Flötotto; Founder of the innovation network “let’s be smart”

Alexander Holzmann

Alexander Holzmann

Managing Publisher, Holzmann Medien GmbH & Co. KG; Publisher of “rationell reinigen.”
(PIA Media Partner)

Friedrich Lahmann

Friedrich Lahmann

Advisor, WISAG Gebäudereinigung Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Martin Lutz

Martin Lutz

Managing Director FIGR, state-certified cleaning and hygiene technician; certified facility cleaning expert; state-certified appraiser, facility cleaning

Fadime Sarikaya

Fadime Sarikaya

Holder sarikohn AG; Specialist for strategic purchasing optimization

Jutta Brinkschulte

Jutta Brinkschulte

PIA Moderator; Head of Operations; IDZ International Design Center Berlin

Kenter, Husqvarna, Hako and Adlatus are the winners of this year's CMS Purus Innovation Award (PIA) 2019. An independent jury of experts honored four outstanding innovations by CMS exhibitors in the categories "Large Machines", "Small Machines", "Equipment" and "Digital Tools and Systems".

The PIA is known as one of the most prestigious industry awards.



Joint partner

IDZ | Internationales Design Zentrum Berlin e.V.
Am Park 4
10785 Berlin, Germany

rationell reinigen

Media partner

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Fachzeitschrift der Holzmann Medien GmbH & Co. KG
Gewerbestraße 2, 86825 Bad Wörishofen, Germany