The Dow Chemical Company has won a record number of innovation awards at the annual Edison Awards Gala in New York City – with this year’s winners including its Ecofast Pure textile treatment. Five breakthrough technologies from Dow were recognised at the awards in categories ranging from clean manufacturing to coating and packaging materials. The Edison Awards honour excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centred design, and innovation. Launched last year, Ecofast Pure sustainable textile treatment enables unique, brighter colours on cotton textiles while helping address sustainability challenges in the industry, including quality and consumption of water.