Gleener On the Go Named Finalist For GIA Award


Montreal, QC, Canada (March 2nd, 2016)

The International Housewares Association has announced the Gleener® On the Go™ Travel Fuzz Remover as a finalist for the 2016 IHA Global Innovation Awards (GIA), in recognition of the product’s design. Winners from each of the 12 categories will be announced at the exclusive GIA gala on Saturday March 5, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Both finalists and winners will have their products on display in the Hall of Global Innovation, in the Lakeside Center Lobby at the McCormick Place. The International Home + Housewares Show opens at 10a.m. on March 5 and runs through 3p.m. March 8. Gleener will be located in the Discover Design Exhibition, in the North Building, booth number 8537.

According to the IHA, over 500 entries were received and vetted by a judging panel consisting of industry experts and news media. Nominated products will be on display in each Show Building in the Buyers Club, as a part of the New Product Showcase.

 “The IHA Innovation Awards are among the most prestigious awards for housewares in the world – so to be nominated is a tremendous honor for Gleener.says Kim Cole, President of Gleener.

The Gleener On the Go Travel Fuzz Remover is the newest addition to the Gleener product line. Conceived for the space conscious traveller, this fabric de-piller and lint brush combo is smaller than a glasses case and ready to go anywhere that last minute wardrobe touch-ups are needed. Like it's parent, the Gleener On the Go features the patented Safe Edge System— 3 fabric-sensitive edges that gently remove pills from a myriad of natural and synthetic fibers. It’s also battery-free for a more sustainable future and manufactured for durability, strength and performance.

The Gleener On the Go retails for $12.99 MSRP and it comes with a drawstring storage pouch. It's available at select retailers and online at


Gleener On the Go Travel Fuzz Remover, finalist for the IHA Global Innovation Award, is 2 clever fabric care tools in one.



Gleener makes innovative and effective fabric care solutions that help people love their clothes longer. It all started with the Gleener Ultimate Fuzz Remover™, the company’s award-winning fabric de-piller and lint brush combo. A testament to its quality and performance, the Gleener Ultimate Fuzz Remover has received the A’ Design Award (2015), the Homewares Innovation Silver Award (2013) and the IHA Innovation Award (2012), amongst others. Gleener’s line of smart fabric care solutions has since expanded to include the Gleener On the Go Travel Fuzz Remover, Dryer Dots™ Wool Dryer Balls, and the FURniture Brush™. For more information, visit, write, or call +1 (514) 735-0000. You can also find us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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