15 MARCH 2017

Innovation award goes to the first fully autonomous floor scrubber from Nilfisk

The first fully autonomous floor scrubber from Nilfisk won the innovation award in the floor cleaning category at the Cleaning Show in London on March 14th. ‘Innovation at the heart of the product’ according to the jury’s verdict.

London is bustling with customers, manufacturers and representatives from the cleaning industry. The Cleaning Show is bringing together the professional cleaning industry and one of the exhibition highlights is the announcement of the innovation award winners. 

The innovation award in the floor cleaning category went to the Nilfisk Liberty A50. The first fully autonomous floor scrubber from Nilfisk – and the first launch in The Horizon Program from Nilfisk, a strategic and long-term innovation program.​

“We are extremely happy with this recognition for the Nilfisk Liberty A50” says Stewart Dennett UK & Ireland General Manager and continues: “Our ambition is to change the future of cleaning. And with the upcoming launch of the NIlfisk Liberty A50 in the UK and several other markets, we look forward to increasing productivity for our customers and taking intelligent cleaning to a whole other level”

The Nilfisk Liberty A50 has been developed in collaboration with Carnegie Robotics, a leading provider of advances robotics sensors and platforms. It combines key features as CopyCat mode, Safety enabling vision and Fill in Mode and will be launched in a limited number during the first half of 2017.


According to the jury, the Liberty was given the award because ‘innovation is at the heart of the solution’. ​

Find our more about the Nilfisk Liberty A50 and The Horizon Program