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03/16/2011

BLANCO’s industrial artisans offer their latest innovation: the CULINA™ Semi-Professional Faucet
BLANCO CULINA is the ultimate chef’s faucet – redefined with elegant lines and a breakthrough magnetic hook up with closed coil that offer effortless performance without entanglement.

 

LUMBERTON, NJ, January 2011 – BLANCO, German innovator of finely-crafted sinks and faucets, introduces the stunning CULINA semi-professional faucet. BLANCO’s award-winning design team stripped the pro faucet down to its essence, leaving a beautifully simple solution to the iconic chef style that eliminates the unruly pull-down hose. A gracefully flexible steel spring spout provides maximum free range. When finished, CULINA’s powerful dual spray and coil effortlessly snap back to their original position just by holding the spout near the magnetic feature. The streamlined closed coil is also much easier to clean.
 
“I haven’t seen a new faucet innovation that excites me like this one in maybe ten years,” says Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO. “CULINA surprises and delights the user! We enhanced the cleaning performance of the pro faucet, made the look more refined and infinitely easier to operate. Just turning it on with the refined handle inlay is like operating the details on a fine luxury car.”
 
BLANCO CULINA is made from the highest quality materials available. Offered in Polished Chrome or Stainless Steel – its solid brass construction anchors the finely tuned inner workings, from long-lasting ceramic disc cartridges to the flexible and convenient pull-down spray coil. CULINA is AB1953 Lead Free and retails from $825 (Polished Chrome) to $895 (Stainless Steel).
-       2.2 GPM flow rate with dual spray feature
-       Limited Lifetime Warranty
-       Extended reach: 8-5/8”, overall height: 22”, height to bottom of spray head: 7-1/2”
-       Installation in a 1-3/8” hole
 
About BLANCO
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.
 
For more information, visit www.blancoamerica.com. For photography, interviews or questions, please call Lori Dolnick at 609-490-0999 x22 or ldolnick@frankadvertisingus.com
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