Sherwin-Williams microbicidal paint wins award honoring innovation
Cleveland, OH (May 31, 2017) – The Edison Awards, celebrating 30 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield was voted an Edison Award Bronze Winner for innovation. The company received the award at a ceremony in New York City on April 20.
“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.
“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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About the Edison Awards™
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best in innovations and innovators since 1987. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design, and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.