LUMBERTON, NJ, November 2019 – BLANCO, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, has earned an Architectural Products magazine Product Innovation Award (PIA) for its QUATRUS® R15 ERGON Apron Super Single stainless steel sink. Now in their ninth year, the PIA awards honor innovation in the development of buildings-related products and are judged by a group of 14 independent industry professionals.
“For generations, BLANCO has focused on material development and lifestyle trends, enabling us to consistently design sinks that deliver superior functionality with beautiful styling,” notes Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO. “In the case of the QUATRUS® R15 ERGON Apron sink, we transformed a classic style into a more modern look while enhancing its functionality and we’re honored to have industry professionals recognize these innovations with this award.”
With a generous R15 radius, rear-positioned drain hole and a high ledge for custom accessories, the QUATRUS R15 ERGON offers users maximum workspace in, under and on top of the sink. Optional accessories include a grid, steel colander and wood cutting board – the QUATRUS R15 ERGON elevates a kitchen’s workspace and limits countertop clutter.
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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. 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 in North America – BLANCO’s pioneering MicroEdge™ technology with its virtual flushmount edge – and the first apron front sink in composite granite. BLANCO is also featuring a patented new sink material called DURINOX that is twice the hardness of stainless steel with a warm, velvety finish that is scratch and fingerprint resistant.
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.
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