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Posted: Nov 16, 2012
Vitro Acquires Patented Diamon-Fusion Chamber to Launch E2C Nanocoating
(Nanowerk News) Diamon-Fusion International, Inc. (DFI), global developer and exclusive licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, announced today an agreement with Vitro Vidrio y Cristal, SA de CV, flat glass business unit of Vitro S.A.B. de C.V. This new agreement between the companies represents the further adoption of DFI's multi-functional protective glass coating by one of the world's largest glass manufacturers. The supply of DFI's proprietary CVD chamber 3D system and the launching of Vitro's new E2C ("easy-to-clean") product are projected for Q1-2013.
Founded in 1909, Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V. is the leading glass manufacturer in Mexico, and one of the largest in the world, backed by more than 100 years of experience in the industry. Headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, the Company has subsidiaries in the Americas, through which it offers high quality products and reliable services that address the needs of two distinct businesses: glass containers and flat glass. Vitro provides excellent solutions to a variety of industries, including: food, beverages, wines & spirits, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical, as well as the automotive and architectural markets. Vitro is one of the leading companies in the world serving the automotive and construction industries. Vitro's flat glass products and services are present in North, Central, and South American markets, as well as those of Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Alberto Hernandez Tellez, VP Float Glass Business of Vitro, stated: "The need to add value to our glass is a trend dictated by a more sophisticated consumer, and DFI has been the most consistent and proven technology, for over 10 years, when it comes to protecting glass with a durable easy-to-clean feature. We've also considered the strength of the process itself, the most industrial flexibility, plus DFI's unique capability of treating the entire glass, in a 3D fashion, like no other coating. DFI's nanocoating also provides an eco-friendly benefit that is essential in today's market."
Guillermo Seta, Corporate Vice President and Executive Director of DFI, added: "We've been collaborating with Vitro for over a decade, always seeking best solutions for their industrial needs, so their decision on incorporating our CVD nanocoating system adding value to their glass is a testament to today's much larger adoption of our product not only by large manufacturers and processors but also by the consumer. This new product launch by Vitro utilizing our technology adds significant market awareness not only in Mexico but worldwide, given Vitro's global presence."
For more information on the award-winning DFI restoration, protection and maintenance products available, please visit www.diamonfusion.com or call + 1 949 388-8000, toll-free (800) 213-0793.
About Diamon-Fusion International (DFI)
For over a decade, Diamon-Fusion International (DFI Nanotechnology), a California-based and privately-held US company, along with its research team have produced and distributed variety of products designed for the restoration, protection and maintenance of silica-based surfaces, such as glass, granite, tile, porcelain and quartz. The breadth of DFI's product offering ranges from award-winning and patented, professional quality products only available through authorized distributors (licensees) to easy-to-use highly-effective, do-it-yourself products for consumers. Through consistently introducing innovative products and educating the industry on the benefits of surface coating technologies for glass and glass-like surfaces, DFI has become a worldwide leader in coating products and services. DFI has representation and distribution centers in North and South America, Europe, Asia, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
Source: Diamon-Fusion International (press release)