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Sherwin-Williams’ Microbicidal Interior Paint Wins Edison Award

Published on 2017-06-19. Author : SpecialChem

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Sherwin-Williams’ Microbicidal Paint Wins Edison Award

CLEVELAND -- Sherwin-Williams’ Paint Shield® was voted an Edison Award Bronze Winner for innovation. Paint Shield® is an Interior microbicidal latex paint. The company received the award at a ceremony in New York City on April 20.

Paint Shield® - A True Innovation

“We are constantly motivated at Sherwin-Williams to find solutions to problems and push the boundaries of what paint can do,” said Steve Revnew, senior vice president of product innovation, Sherwin-Williams. “We are honored by this recognition for creating an innovative product, especially given the high caliber of others receiving this award.”

The Edison Awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods and innovative achievements literally changed the world, garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents and made him a household name around the world.

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“Our judges recognized Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield as a true innovation out of the many products in its category — as the first-ever, microbicidal paint created, it is very-deserving of this honor,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards

The ballot of nominees for the Edison Awards™ was judged by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medicine.

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Source: Sherwin-Williams
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