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Awards & Recognition

• Nafta Gaz Grand Prix Award

Peter Cheney, who represents Elastec in Europe from his base in Estonia, accepted the Nafta Gaz Grand Prix Award at Oil & Gas Warsaw 2012, an industry conference and exhibition held recently in Poland's capital city.


During the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill, our Fire Boom systems were the most effective tool of oil removal from the water. We even set a world record for Longest Continuous Burn of Oil Spill with a time of 11 hours 48 minutes.

• Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award

Popular Mechanics magazine released their annual list of 10 World-Changing Innovators for 2012. Among the list was our Grooved Disc Skimmer technology that received first place in the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE.


• Excellence in Environmental Technology

We were excited to be awarded the Excellence in Environmental Technology Award issued by the Regional Clean Sea Organization. Elastec VP of Sales & Marketing acceped the award at the 2012 Offshore Arabia show. Mr. Ellis was also invited to discuss our role in the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE.

• Elastec wins Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE

In late 2011, we won the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE. An international competition that challenged teams to create a device that recover 2,500 gallons of oil per minute with an efficiency of 70% oil. We finished the competition with an average of 4,670 gpm and an efficiency of 89.5%. Learn more about our technology by clicking here and visit the X Prize page.

• Elastec honored with exporting award.

We are proud to receive a 2011 Illinois Export Award from Illinois Governor, Pat Quinn. You can read an article about it here.

• University of California, Santa Barbara and Elastec Grooved Drums

An article by Convergence, an Online Magazine of Engineering and the Sciences at UC Santa Barbara, discusses the Grooved Drum technology used by Elastec.

• Elastec honored for export success by US Rep. John Shimkus

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• Elastec announces its inclusion in the INC. Magazine 5000 list which annually recognizes the fastest growing private companies in the United States.

The prestigious INC. 5000 list - which measures revenue growth over a four year period - provides an internationally recognized focus towards the most successful and independent-minded entrepreneurs in the country while recognizing growth and innovation in the private sector.

Elastec has grown into the largest manufacturer of oil spill recovery equipment in the United States and the largest manufacturer of fire boom in the World. We also manufacture a variety of other environmental products such as portable medical incinerators, portable vacuum systems, All Terrain Response equipment, turbidity curtains, and more.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Inc. 5000 as one of America's fastest growing companies,” said Donnie Wilson, CEO and founder of Elastec. “Our focus on quality, exceptional customer service and a commitment to innovative research and development have helped us consistently grow throughout our history and will help us continue our momentum well into the future.”

“As a proud American developer and manufacturer of cutting edge environmental technologies, it is essential to aggressively pursue the international market, especially as countries around the globe continue to recognize the importance of creating and implementing policies to protect the environment for future generations” said Ron Drennan, Asian sales manager. “Our continued growth continues to be fueled by Elastecs’ commitment to meet the needs for innovative solutions to environmental challenges for companies worldwide as they recognize the importance of protecting the environment and the quality of our USA manufactured equipment.”

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