Stainless Steel Awards 2016 – Categories

There are a total of 16 categories plus the Overall Winner one winner selected from the sixteen category winners

Architecture, Building and Construction

Awarded for:  innovative, extensive, productive and excellent use of stainless steel in a commercial, industrial or domestic structure or in an engineering, community or urban project. The subject should be aesthetically pleasing, environmentally and user friendly and cost efficient with near zero maintenance.

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Awarded for:  substantial and innovative application of stainless steel in an engineering project.

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Export Achievement

Awarded for:  providing significant growth in export sales thorough innovation, quality and effectiveness (volume, value or both).

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Ferritic Stainless Steel

Awarded for:  use of ferritic stainless steels in an application that demonstrates innovation, life-cycle cost effectiveness, substitution and growth potential.

Duplex Stainless Steel

Awarded for:  the use of duplex stainless steels in an application that demonstrates innovation, life-cycle cost effectiveness, substitution and growth potential.

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Food and Beverage

Awarded for:  innovative use of stainless steel in the food and beverage industry.

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Catering and Hospitality

Awarded for:  the most functional, innovative and effective use of stainless steel in a catering and hospitality application.


Awarded for:   – the most artistic and dramatic use of stainless steel in an art application.

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Manufacturing Innovation

Awarded for:  Innovation in a manufacturing process or technique which uses or is used for producing stainless steel products, which significantly improves the operational simplicity, maintenance, efficiency, reliability, throughput and consumption of stainless steel.

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Product Development

Awarded for:  An innovative new product or existing product now made in stainless steel exhibiting functionality, environmental performance, design for recycling, improvement over existing product quality, environmental friendliness, upliftment of productivity or lifestyle, enhanced competitiveness and operative simplicity.

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Awarded for:  outstanding stainless steel products that have exemplified inspiration, vision, innovation, leadership and action for the environment.

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Awarded for:  innovative application of welding in manufacturing to minimise the cost and optimise the quality of fabricated products.

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Awarded for:  excellent service to the stainless steel conversion and/or beneficiation industry, including excellent products and services that have aided the industry to become more efficient, or knowledgeable and/or enhanced the quality of the stainless steel product being manufactured.

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Awarded for:   outstanding contribution to the knowledge, understanding or application of stainless steel.

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Lifetime Achievement 

Awarded for:   – awarded to an individual who has had an outstanding contribution to sassda and the stainless steel industry.

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Business Excellence 

Awarded for:  for building a sustainable, long-term, thriving business that has demonstrated innovative use of stainless steel in the design and development of products, to become a global leader in the field of excellence.

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Overall Winner

Awarded for:  the outstanding winner from the above categories.

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