- Valebridge Media Services has announced the shortlisted nominees for 15 categories.
- The voting window is now open and will close on the 8th of September 2023.
- The winners will be announced in a live ceremony on November 16th at Futurmotive – Expo and Talks at Autopromotec.
Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the international media services company in Crewe (United Kingdom) and Madrid (Spain), has announced the shortlist of nominees for the 2023 edition of the Recircle Awards, the event organised to promote and recognise sustainable innovation, production processes, management and services in the tyre retreading and recycling sector.
The shortlist, chosen from a preliminary list of candidates nominated by the public has once again been compiled by the Recircle Awards Nominations Committee made up of 14 experts, including respected tyre industry journalists, industry association heads and independent consultants from around the world.
The shortlisted nominees for the 15 award categories open to public vote are as follows:
Best Tread Rubber Supplier
- Pre-Q Galgo
- Vipal Rubber
Best Retreading Equipment Supplier
- Central Marketing
- Vipal Machinery
Best Tyre Recycling Industry Supplier
- Eco Green Equipment
- Eldan Recycling
- Fornnax Fornnax Opens Office to Focus on International Sales
- Rubberjet Valley
- Tallants Navarro
Best Tyre Derived Recycled Product
- Ceyes: City Green Panels
- Michelin: Tyres containing rCB
- Rubtec SpA: Rubtec Rubber Bumpers
- Shredded Tire: Miami Echo Construction Blocks
- XTyre Global: Evaporation Inhibitor Floating Panel
Employee of the Year
- Ankita Saikia (Tyromer)
- Bernardita Diaz (SustrendLab)
- Camilla Raffaelli (VM Rubber)
- Fabricio Nedeff (Vipal)
- Ron Elliott (Pre-Q Galgo)
Best Passenger Retreader
- Black Star
- Insa Turbo
- Malatesta Pneumatici
Best OTR Retreader
- Community Tire
- FM Pneus
- Marangoni SpA
- Reifen Wagner
- Renova Peru
Best Truck & Bus Retreader
- Insa Turbo
- Marangoni SpA
Mechanical Tyre Recycling Award
Tyre Devulcanization Award
Tyre Pyrolysis Award
Best Retreading Accessory and Consumables Supplier
- Tech Europe
- Vipal Rubber
- VM Rubber
Best EPR Scheme
Best Tyre Recycling Research Project
- Blackcycle: The Blackcycle Project
- GEC Compounds: Research into the creation of Genesis Evolution Compounds
- María Esther Fernandez: The Application of Textile Waste from End of Use Tyres in the Production of Fibre Cement
- Patricio Muñoz / SustrendLab: The Recovery and Re-use of tyre sawdust in the manufacture of solid tyres for forklifts
- SustrendLab: Research into the extraction of T-Phite from tyres
Best Company Director
- Alexey Gryshchenko (Yashina)
- Hernan Diez Vargas (ANRE)
- Jorge Crespo (Vaculug)
- Matthias Leppert (Marangoni)
- Thomas Sorensson (Scandinavian Enviro Systems)
In line with previous editions of the Recircle Awards, the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Tyre Recycling Sector will be decided by the Recircle Awards Nominations Committee and announced during the ceremony in Bologna in November.
David Wilson, the Chairman of the Recircle Awards Nominations Committee and Publisher of Retreading Business y Tyre & Rubber Recycling, wanted to highlight the notable increase in nominations in relation to the 2022 edition, “Since we launch the Recircle Awards, we have delighted with the reception it has received year after year. But this edition has once again, exceeded our expectations. We have received more than 1,100 individual nominations, which is 250 more than last year,” commented Wilson. “It is very satisfying to see the Recircle Awards continuing to establish itself further at an international level in each edition. We will continue to be committed to recognising the efforts of people, institutions and companies who promoting the values of the circular economy in our sector.
We wish good luck to all the nominees in the final vote,” concluded the Chairman of the Recircle Awards Nominations Committee.
Valebridge Media Services also announced that the voting window is now open for the 2023 edition of the Recircle Awards. The public can now vote for their candidates after registering themselves on the website of the 2023 Recircle Awards: https://recircleawards.com/categories-2023/. The voting system allows for only one vote per person per category. Registered voters from the 2022 edition are encouraged to use their credentials from the previous year to login and vote.
Voting in the 2023 Recircle Awards is open until 23:59 GMT on Friday September the 8th 2023, with the 2023 Recircle Awards being announced on Thursday the 16th of November 2023 in an awards ceremony which is due to take part within the framework of Futurmotive – Expo and Talks organized by the trade fair Autopromotec in Bologna, Italy.
About The Recircle Awards:
The Recircle Awards is an industry awards event recognising excellence and innovation within the tyre retreading and recycling sectors in terms of sustainability and contribution to the Circular Economy. Now in its third year, the Recircle Awards attracted over 7,000 votes from around the world in its inaugural year, with winners hailing from five continents. In 2022, live awards ceremonies were held at Autopromotec and The Tire Cologne, Europe’s two largest industry exhibitions for the tyre industry.
About Valebridge Media Services:
Valebridge Media Services is an innovative British communication agency specialised in the automotive industry. Featuring specific departments for communication and PR, production and video editing, graphic design, 3D, events, design and on-line programming, the agency offers comprehensive solutions for companies of the automotive industry. Valebridge Media Services, founded in 2017 with offices in Crewe (United Kingdom), Madrid (Spain) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), provides creative solutions to more than 20 important companies from the automotive industry internationally.
The company operates as part of a wider publishing group specialising in business-to-business publications for the tyre and automotive sector, including Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, Commercial Tyre Business, The Tyreman and Truck & Bus News.