LUMBERTON, NJ July 2011 – BLANCO, German manufacturer of innovative sinks and faucets, brings home three new awards for its SOLON Compost System – adding to its list of prestigious tributes.
The BLANCO SOLON™ Compost System received the following new honors for beautifully incorporating green living into kitchen design:
- 2011 BLOOM Award Winner in the Innovative Systems Category. Presented by The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), in partnership with Interiors & Sources magazine.
- 2011 Edison Awards Finalist in the Industrial Design category. The Edison Awards honor the most innovative products in America.
- 101 Best New Products as presented by Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines in the Interior Products category.
“We are thrilled and honored to be recognized by so many prestigious organizations,” states Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO. “The SOLON Compost System truly demonstrates innovation and inspiration at the highest level.”
The stunning BLANCO SOLON is no stranger to accolades. The environmentally friendly product has previously won an iF Award For Product Design, an Interior Design BOY Award Winner for Green Products, The DPHA Award for Innovative Accessories Product of the Year and an Innovative Green Design Award.
Made from the highest-grade recycled stainless steel, SOLON effortlessly collects organic waste below the counter and its stunning design allows homeowners to beautifully incorporate green living into their kitchen. SOLON installs conveniently next to sinks and its minimalist, elegant style makes it suited to any decor. Simple to clean and dishwasher safe, BLANCO SOLON fits into any countertop with a virtually seamless appearance. SOLON’s attractive lid offers a hygienic seal that contains odors and retails for $595.
For three generations, BLANCO has quietly and passionately elevated the standards for luxury sinks, faucets and decorative accessories. Proud of its European heritage and award-winning German engineering, BLANCO is steadfastly committed to their tradition of high quality, innovative design and unsurpassed service since 1925. Today, BLANCO is the only supplier in the world to produce its own sinks from start to finish in three materials. Dedicated to quality without compromise, every sink is closely inspected many times before it receives the BLANCO name.
A remarkable history of firsts emphasizes BLANCO’s zeal for innovation including the first stainless steel sink to achieve a 10mm radius –STEELART® – the first to market colored hard composite sinks – and BLANCO’s pioneering MicroEdge™ technology with its virtual flushmount edge.
BLANCO has a long tradition of environmental stewardship and their production facilities operate to strict DIN EN ISO 14001 environmental performance standards.
BLANCO is the brand of choice in the luxury sink and faucet category for its unparalleled quality and an inspirational breadth of design possibilities. From the precision craftsmanship and artistic creativity of its STEELART brand to the stunning durability of its ground breaking SILGRANIT® collection, BLANCO has proven that the sink is far more than a mere functional element in the kitchen.
Since 1994, BLANCO has been a member of the Caux Round Table (CRT), an international network of principled business leaders and companies working to promote a moral capitalism.