Our use of innovation aims to transform scientific knowledge and common sense observations into added value for our customers and our internal processes. We believe that the voice of the customer is a key source of innovation. We consider innovation in its global form, beyond individual products, in order to identify solutions and develop systems which meet our customers’ needs.
Winoa's mission is "to team up with customers all over the world to offer affordable, eco-friendly and practical solutions to transform their products’ surfaces."
The mission of Winoa’s innovation team is to bring added-value to our customers’ processes by developing global solutions consisting of innovative products, cutting-edge technologies and tailor-made services, with the aim of customising these solutions depending on the requirements and the singularities of each steel abrasives application.
Our use of innovation aims to transform scientific knowledge and common sense observations into added value for our customers and our internal processes. At WINOA, we recognise innovation as the main driver to differentiate our products and services from competitors, and we believe that the voice of the customer is a key element in this process.
To achieve its mission, WINOA has developed an innovation policy around the following pillars:
· Fostering the spirit of innovation at all levels of the organisation and developing a motivating working environment that favours and rewards new ideas and innovative practices by employees.
· Working more efficiently by using specifically designed tools and procedures: scalable stage-gate process, cross-pollination protocols, ideas boxes, crowd-sourcing platform
· Monitoring technological progress closely, to transform the latest scientific and technological advances into benefits for our customers
· Protecting the results of the innovation process by managing intellectual property suitably and ethically
· Thinking globally about innovation, beyond products, to identify solutions and develop systems which meet today’s and tomorrow’s customer needs
We propose innovative solutions to differentiate our products and services and to bring unique benefits to our customers.