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Posted: March 18, 2010
NanoHorizons Inc. Receives 2009 Best of Business Award
(Nanowerk News) NanoHorizons Inc., a leader in the creation of nanoscale antimicrobial performance additives for textile, health care, industrial, and consumer products, announced that the Small Business Commerce Association of San Francisco has awarded them the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Chemical Additives category.
The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5% of small businesses throughout the country. Using statistical research and consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that they believe have demonstrated what makes small businesses a vital part of the American economy. The selection committee chooses the award winners from nominees based off statistical research and also information taken from monthly surveys administered by the SBCA, a review of consumer rankings, and other consumer reports. Award winners are a valuable asset to their community and exemplify what makes small businesses great.
NanoHorizons is the maker of SmartSilver™ antimicrobial additives for textiles, health care, and industrial applications. Developed and produced entirely in the USA, SmartSilver additives are EPA registered and Oeko-Tex® approved. The company recently consolidated its operations into a larger facility in Bellefonte, PA to accommodate its growing business. Additional information about SmartSilver can be found at www.SmartSilver.com.
About NanoHorizons Inc.
NanoHorizons Inc. is a leader in the emerging, cutting-edge field of practical nanotechnology for a broad range of consumer, commercial, and industrial applications. The company’s nanoscale silver antimicrobial additives are entirely developed and manufactured in the USA and marketed globally to customers in the apparel, health care, and coatings and plastics industries under the SmartSilver™ brand (www.smartsilver.com). SmartSilver uniquely offers permanent, safe and cost-effective bacterial control in a variety of products, including natural and synthetic fibers and fabrics as well as coatings, foams and polymer applications. SmartSilver additives are EPA registered and Oeko-Tex® approved. NanoHorizons’ experienced team of scientists, engineers, and operational managers provide product research, design,
development, laboratory testing, manufacture, and customer technical and sales support. NanoHorizons was recently named Outstanding Technology Company of 2009 by the Centre County Chamber of Commerce. The company is privately held and headquartered in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania near The Pennsylvania State University.