Tennant Co., Minneapolis, announces that an animation video featuring its ec-H2O™ technology has won a Bronze Telly Award in the “Effective Use of Animation” category. The video, entitled “ec-H2O—How it Works,” was produced by Minneapolis-based Studio 23 in concert with Tennant Company’s Product Marketing department.

“Winning a Telly Award validates our commitment to excellence in messaging and communication and our belief that animation is a successful means of simply explaining how ec-H2O technology works,” said Melissa Engelhart, director of global business marketing with Tennant Company. “We are thrilled that our ec-H2O animation video, and, in essence, our marketing department, has been recognized with this honor.”

The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web. The Telly Awards are judged by top advertising and production professionals, each of whom is a past Telly Award winner. The 2009 Telly Awards received more than 14,000 entries in more than 200 categories. Other winners include Pfizer, Hilton Hotels Corporation, Princess Cruises, Target, NASA, and AT&T among others.