International, Inc. (DFI Nanotechnology), global developer and exclusive
licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, has been recognized by Glass
Magazine with the highly coveted Crystal Achievement Award for the Most Innovative
Protective Glazing Product category for its NanoPax product line, according
to Nichole Harris, publisher, Glass Magazine.
Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the glass industry,
the Crystal Achievement Awards recognize significant innovations and achievements
in the commercial, retail and fabrication markets. The 2009 group of winners
features several new categories, including: protective glazing products and
applications (for which DFI received the Crystal Achievement award), residential
and commercial hardware products, storefront/entrance systems and applications,
and energy efficient products and applications.
"As the glass industry continues to evolve, so does the Crystal Achievement
Awards program", says Nicole Harris, publisher, Glass Magazine. "The
2009 winners reflect the creativity and vision necessary to meet the increasingly
sophisticated demands of the marketplace".
"We received a record breaking number of nominations this year",
adds Jenni Chase, editor, Glass Magazine."The number and quality of entries
are a testament to our industry's commitment to innovation, even amidst
challenging market conditions".
The NanoPax product line for business or home-based applications features
an innovative process in which a patented protective glaze is applied to new
and existing glass to restore, protect and maintain the surface from elements
such as hard water stains, leaching, scratches and more. The NanoPax product
delivers DFI protective coatings through a hand-applied, pre-portioned towelette,
capable of treating silica based surfaces (glass, tile, porcelain and granite
surfaces) virtually anywhere, anytime with a just a fraction of effort compared
to other application methods.
"DFI NanoPax offers a wide-range of coating qualities that can be
applied across the broadest range of surface types in the industry", commented
Adam Zax, president and CEO of Diamon Fusion International. "This Crystal
Achievement Award from Glass Magazine reinforces DFI's continuing efforts
to make protective coatings easier and more available to large audiences within
our industry. We've spent the last decade committed to educating our industry
on the benefits of coating products and are so pleased to be honored as a recipient
of this distinguished award".
For over a decade, Diamon Fusion International (DFI) and its research team
have produced a variety of products designed for the restoration, protection
and maintenance of silica-based surfaces, such as glass, granite, tile, porcelain
and quartz. The breadth of DFI's product offering ranges from award-winning
and patented professionalquality products only available through authorized
installers to easy-to-use highly-effective, do-it-yourself products for consumers.
Through consistently introducing innovative products and educating the industry
on the benefits of surface coating technologies for glass and glass-like surfaces,
DFI has become a worldwide leader in coating products and services.