At the end of last year, Tanneries Nouvelles Pechdo, Millau, France, were awarded the prize for Clean and Energy Saving Technologies. This prize awards industrial/sales companies involved in the development of an innovative industrial process encouraging energy efficiency and reducing pollution.

The prize giving took place during the Pollutec fair which was held at the Euroexpo exhibition centre in Lyons. The ceremony was held in the Pollutec TV studio in the presence of the Minister of the Environment.