LUMBERTON, NJ, November 2011 – BLANCO, the German manufacturer of finely-crafted sinks and faucets, is honored with a gold and two silver 2011 International Davey Awards in the Best Design/Print category for the BLANCO SILGRANIT II® Brochure, BLANCO FLOW™ Picasso ad and the BLANCO SILGRANIT Truffle ad. With over 4,000 entries from around the world this year, The Davey Awards recognizes the highest caliber of talent from firms, agencies and companies across the globe in interactive and traditional media.
“We thrilled to win three International 2011 Davey Awards honoring the tremendous collaborative work of our BLANCO marketing team and our agency, Frank Advertising,” states Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO. “Our award winning products deserve high-quality marketing materials that reflect BLANCO’s innovative design energy and creativity.”
The Davey Award is judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), a 200 plus member organization of leading professionals from various mediums including Conde Nast, HBO, MTV, ADWEEK, The Webby Awards and many other well known media outlets. The Davey Awards serves as a benchmark for recognizing creative talent from around the world for pushing the limits in creativity, design and marketing superiority.
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.