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The Economic Times Awards’ is an awards platform created to recognise and celebrate the excellence achieved by Indian plastics processing industry across different segments like Agriculture, Automotive, Building & Construction, Consumer Durables, Packaging and Recycling.
The organiser of ‘The Economic Times Polymers Awards’ is the same B2B team that brings out ‘The Economic Times Polymers’ magazine – India’s premium magazine for the polymers value chain. This B2B team is part of Worldwide Media (WWM), the magazine subsidiary of ‘The Times of India Group’ (BCCL).
We have successfully conceptualised, developed and executed ‘The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards’ platform, which has created a benchmark in the manufacturing industry through participation from the finest manufacturing brands. This awards brand will have its third edition in 2017. The WWM B2B team also brings two more successful event properties – The Global Conference on Plastics in Automotive and The Global Manufacturing Summit. And of course, at the bigger level, the overall Times Group has decades of experience in creating and establishing awards and events platforms including for some of our leading special interest publications like Filmfare, Femina, TopGear, Lonely Planet, Good Homes and so on to name a few!
You can download it from this microsite as a word document.
It is a very simple process. There are three parts to every valid nomination: Part 1 includes basic details including contact information. Part 2 includes information specific to the category selected by the company sending nomination. Part 3 includes supporting assets like photographs, copies of relevant documents (certificates etc.) and actual product sample (if feasible) to strengthen your claim to the award!
Only companies that make products using plastics (processors) are eligible to send in their nominations. Companies catering to these processors cannot send nominations (These include providers, suppliers, distributors and manufacturers of raw materials, equipment & machinery, testing equipment & facilities, master batches, automation, lubricants, accessories, and all other associated sectors).
Yes. You can send multiple (but different) entries in the same category as well as in different categories as well. For example, a company called ABCD Pvt. Ltd. can send two or more entries in the Excellence in Agriculture category and it can also an entry or many entries in other categories. There is no limit for sending nominations in terms of categories or number of entries in one category.
Yes, of course. Companies with annual turnover of Rs.1000 crore and more will qualify for the Large Enterprises segment while companies with lesser turnover than Rs.1000 crore annually will qualify for the SMEs segment.
No. Sending nomination/s is free of cost. However, you need to bear the cost of creating, and sending the nominations to us.
Either through post / courier / hand delivery. Nominations sent through Email / Fax / or soft copies on pen drives / CD / DVD will not be accepted.
Nominations will be evaluated by a team of eminent jury members representing the cross section of the plastics industries. Our Editor will also be part of the Jury Team. These experts bring a huge experience to the table in terms of their understanding of this industry. The names of the Jury will be communicated through our awards microsite and other relevant mediums on a regular basis.
Yes. Photographs will give a good visual perspective to your nomination.
These could be photocopies of certifications, other awards, audit reports and similar documents.
Yes, sure. There is no limit to the number of nominations.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
No. To ensure that the evaluation process is fair, objective and transparent, we do not allow nominees to communicate with the jury members in this context.
No, the nomination/s including the photographs, samples and supporting documents will be retained by us. They will become our properties.
Yes, completely. The nomination/s received will only be shared with the Jury members on the day of the Jury Meet. No jury member will be allowed to take the original or copy of any nomination (or any part of it) either physically or electronically outside the jury meet venue.
Different mediums including but not limited to ‘The Economic Times Polymers’ magazine, The Machinist magazine, www.themachinist.in, www.etpolymers.com, our social media platforms and wherever we see it appropriate to cover this event.
January 2017, Mumbai. We will announce the exact date soon. But please note that it will be concurrent with the Plastivision India 2017 show (Jan 19to23, 2017).
Please send your entries to:
Ms Anjali Nair
The ET Polymers Awards 2016
B2B - WWM
2nd floor, The Times of India Building,
Dr DN Road, Opposite CST Station,
Mumbai 400001
Phone: 022 – 22735609
Cell: +91 9769429278

If you still have any queries then feel free to get in touch with us at:

Ms Anjali Nair

themachinist@wwm.co.in / themachinistmagazine@gmail.com

022 – 2273 5609 / +91 9769429278

Disclaimer

We are organising these awards in good faith and with good intention. We do not and will not encourage or support anybody engaged in any illegal or unethical practices. Companies must send their nominations with utmost honesty and integrity without infringing any laws, rules or regulations abiding their respective industries. The responsibility of taking required permissions from internal and external authorities (if necessary) for sharing of information, ideas, documents, photographs and actual samples lies with the company sending a nomination. The organisers of these Awards or our parent company or any of our employees will not be responsible or liable for any legal or judicial liabilities arising out of the nomination process or the resulting awards ceremony. The decision on the winners will be final and no query will be entertained after the winners are announced.

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