WINS R & D 100 AWARD
WITH LEADING EDGE TECHNOLOGY
Chicago, Illinois - May 21, 1993
Sea Sweep, Inc., the manufacturer of a new
and unique oil and chemical absorbent was
selected as a recipient of the R & D 100 Award for the
development of Sea Sweep®
The R & D 100 Award has been presented
annually by Research & Development
Magazine since 1963 to honor inventors and scientists by
selecting the 100 most
technologically significant products and processes of the
past year. Major corporations,
government laboratories, universities, and private research
companies vie for this "Nobel
Prize" of applied research. Mr. William L. Mobeck and
Dr. Thomas B. Reed accepted
the award for their invention.
The entries were judged by more than 75
scientific experts in a variety of disciplines, as
well as the magazines editorial staff. Sea Sweep is the
first oil and chemical spill cleanup
product to be honored with this award.
Many of the previous award winning products
have become a part of our everyday lives.
These products include Polacolor film (1963); the electronic
video recorder (1969); anti-
lock brakes (1969); the automated teller machine (1973);
halogen lamps (1974); the fax
machine (1975); and the Nicoderm transdermal patch (1992).
SEA SWEEP, INC.
PRESENTED GOLD MEDAL AT CLEAN SEAS'93 INTERNATIONAL
Vallentta, Malta - November 12, 1993
During the award presentation at Clean Seas '93
International Conference, Mr. Censu Tabone, President of Malta, awarded Sea Sweep,
Inc. the developer and manufacturer of a new and unique oil and
chemical absorbent for its praiseworthy efforts in conjunction with
the presentation of a Clean Marine Environment.
Sea Sweep, Inc. was the only commercial company to
receive a Gold Medal Award. Other Gold Medals were presented to government
agencies of Croatia, Greece, the United States of America,
and the Netherlands.