About the

The INCLEAN Excellence Awards seek to distinguish and showcase innovative and progressive products and services within the cleaning industry.

To be held again during the 2023 ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo, the Awards encourage the achievements of those demonstrating quality and excellence while clearly defining application benefits for end-users.

Entries for 2023 Awards will be open next year, join the waitlist to stay informed.

Why enter
the Awards?

Participating in the 2022 INCLEAN Excellence Awards allows you to highlight your outstanding achievements, biggest successes, and most creative initiatives and innovations over the past 25 months. The INCLEAN Excellence Awards are free to enter and provide businesses with the opportunity to:

  • Recognise and reward the great work and achievements of your team;
  • Showcase and promote best practices and high standards of your products;
  • Create a successful business study and media story for your business;
  • Promote and celebrate innovation;
  • Develop and increase the profile of our profession.

Who is eligible
to enter the Awards?

Entries are accepted from organisations operating within the Oceania region and outline a product that was launched / active within a certain period. Details will be released next year.

  • Nominated products and services should be commercially available in the Australian marketplace and comply with all relevant Australian standards and safety requirements.
  • Nominations are open to exhibitors and non-exhibitors of the 2023 ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo.

How to

Entries for the INCLEAN Excellence Awards are now closed.

More details about how to enter will be released next year.

For the meantime, you can join the waitlist for the 2023 ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo here.

2022 INCLEAN Excellence Awards Winners

The winners of this year’s INCLEAN Excellence Awards have been announced at the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo.
This year’s judging panel included Geoffrey Thorpe, Steve Kulper, and Claire Hibbit.

INNOVATIONEquipment – Large
Scrubber 50 Pro, Gausium
Scrubber 50 Pro, GausiumScrubber 50 Pro is an AI-powered robotic floor scrubber as well as Gausium’s best-selling model. Deep-learning algorithms are integrated within a sensor fusion of 2D LiDAR, 3D and RGB cameras, which grant the robot highaccuracy environmental perception and the ability to make advanced operation decisions according to the real-time situation.Read more
INNOVATIONEquipment – Small
Sprintus ERA PRO, Cleanstar
Sprintus ERA PRO, CleanstarThe ERA PRO 13 LITRE dry vacuum cleaner sets the new benchmark in professional cleaning with its interactive touch display and is the world‘s first digital dry vacuum cleaner with a Bluetooth connection and a cloudbased fleet management system.Read more
i-matt, i-team ANZ
i-matt, i-team ANZThe i-matt is a durable, clean-in-place, no-trip floor matting system that improves floor safety and ease of cleaning. Better still, the i-matt does not need to be removed before cleaning – it can be cleaning seamlessly with our innovative i-mop, as though it is part of the main floor. Any wet floor is at higher risk of causing slips and falls.Read more
INNOVATIONService and Technology
Hako Dust Stop, Hako Australia
Hako Dust Stop, Hako AustraliaWhen sweeping heavily soiled and dusty floors, it is almost impossible to avoid dust generation. Hako’s innovation sets into action exactly where dust is generated: at the side brushes of vacuum sweepers. The Dust Stop side brush jacket prevents dust from rising. Dust Stop is suitable for use with Hako Sweepmasters as well as Scrubmasters equipped with a pre-sweep/vacuum unit.Read more
INNOVATIONCleaning Agents
Doxall, Ten Carbon Chemistry
Doxall, Ten Carbon ChemistryDoxall sanitisers are made of just two common food ingredients and water but offer broad spectrum antimicrobial activity. At a time when consumers are looking for safer chemicals but need strong protection, Australian-invented, Australianmade Doxall is revolutionary. Coming out of a decade of medical research into antibiotic resistance, the Doxall range is unique.Read more
INNOVATIONPaper and Dispensing
Sorbent Professional 25100 2ply Embossed Jumbo Roll Toilet Tissue 250 metres, Solaris Paper
Sorbent Professional 25100 2ply Embossed Jumbo Roll Toilet Tissue 250 metres, Solaris PaperA high-traffic bathroom does not have to mean an inferior user experience when it comes to toilet paper. And we all know that it’s the little things that matter - the quality of the toilet paper is seen as a reflection of the care shown toward employees, customers, patients or residents.Read more

2022 INCLEAN Excellence Awards Photo Gallery

2022 INCLEAN Excellence Awards Finalists

2022 awards received a record number of 73 nominations, with entries narrowed down to three finalists across six categories.
All finalists had an opportunity to display nominated product at the Innovation Zone at the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo.

INNOVATIONEquipment – Large
Wash Series, SEKO
Scrubber 50 Pro, Gausium
T380AMR Robotic Floor Scrubber, Tennant Australia
INNOVATIONEquipment – Small
BVL 5/1 Bp Backpack Vacuum, Karcher
Orbot Slim, Abco Products
i-matt, i-team ANZ
Re-Belle 100% Circular Microfibre Cloth, Greenspeed, Ecofy
r-MicroLife, Oates, Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions
INNOVATIONService and technology
Hako Dust Stop, Hako Australia
SmartClean, Rubbermaid Commercial
BubbleFlush, Wecoline, Ecofy
INNOVATIONCleaning Agents
Aeris Defence, Aeris Environmental
Doxall, Ten Carbon Chemistry
Everis Next, Novozymes Australia
INNOVATIONPaper and dispensing
Sorbent Professional 25100 2ply Embossed Jumbo Roll Toilet Tissue 250 metres, Solaris Paper
Sorbent Professional TAD Interleave Hand Towel range, Solaris Paper
Ecofy Foaming Hand Soap, Ecofy

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