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Xeros Wins FT Boldness in Business Award

posted 24 Mar 2015, 04:11 by RiDO Rotherham   [ updated 27 Mar 2015, 02:25 ]
Xeros picked up another award at the FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards in the category of Smaller Company. Previous award winners in this category include Twitter, Groupon, Transferwise and GoPro.

The FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards, now celebrating their seventh successful year. The awards have established themselves as the premier accolades in their category, thanks to their global reach and the impressive credentials of our eight-member judging panel.

The awards featured candidates from Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Africa and 
Asia-Pacific. Winners were selected by a panel of experts including Lionel Barber, Editor of the Financial Times and Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman & CEO of ArcelorMittal, who based their decisions on a shortlist drawn up by the FT’s global network of bureau chiefs and senior journalists. The response to these awards this year was excellent, with some 250 entries.

About Xeros and previous awards 

Xeros is changing the way textiles are cleaned. Using patented polymer bead technology, the Xeros System for commercial laundries uses up to 80% less water, 50% less energy, and approximately 50% less detergent, and delivers superior cleaning results compared to conventional washing. Xeros was recently awarded a Bronze Medal in the prestigious Edison Awards; was named a top invention by 
TIME magazine, winner of ‘Best Technological Breakthrough’ in The Climate Week Awards 2011; University Spin-Out of the Year at the New Energy and CleanTech Awards 2014 ; and has been awarded two Rushlight 2013 Awards for green innovation. Strategic partnerships include BASF. Xeros is headquartered in the UK with offices in the US and China.