The Multitex oil-trapping mat from MEWA – the ‘oil sump in cloth format’ – has been voted product of the year for 2016 in Poland in the occupational safety category. The competition, which took place for the 12th time, is run each year by the specialist journal Inzynieria i Utrzymanie Ruchu w Zakladach Przemyslowych (engineering and maintenance of industrial operations). Readers voted for products in a total of 17 categories relating to the maintenance of industrial operations. The certificates were presented in a ceremony on 11 April 2017 during the Przemysl 4.0 (Industry 4.0) conference in Warsaw. Managing director Piotr Borowczyk and sales manager Maciej Bielecki accepted the product of the year 2016 award on behalf of MEWA Textil-Service Sp. z o.o.