MARCH 17, 2017

Innovation award for the Nilfisk Liberty A50, Nilfisk's autonomous floor scrubber

The first fully autonomous floor scrubber from Nilfisk won the innovation award in the floor cleaning category at the Cleaning Show in London. "Innovation at the heart of the product" according to the jury's verdict.




London has been bustling with customers, manufacturers and representatives from the cleaning industry the past few days. The Cleaning Show has for several years brought together the professional cleaning industry from UK and Ireland, and one of the exhibition highlights is the announcement of the award winners. 

The innovation award in the category ‘floorcare’ went to Nilfisk and its 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. 

Liberty Innovation Award
“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 is launched in a limited number during the spring of 2017.

According to the jury, the Nilfisk Liberty A50 was given the award because ‘innovation is at the heart of the solution’.