P2i wins ‘Best Use of Technology’ award
October 13, 2011
ABINGDON , UK, 13 October 2011: P2i, the world leader in liquid repellent nano-coating technology, recently triumphed at the prestigious Fast Growth Business Awards 2011, as the company was presented with the coveted ‘Best Use of Technology’ award.
The gala awards ceremony, organized by GrowingBusiness.co.uk and sponsored by NatWest, took place on Tuesday 4 October, at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London. Committed to recognizing pioneering businesses; those which demonstrate significant growth and entrepreneurial flair, the esteemed awards celebrated the UK’s most outstanding companies and the people running them.
Carl Francis, CEO, P2i comments: “This award recognizes the expertise and diversity of our liquid repellent nano-coating technology across a range of market sectors, from consumer electronics to footwear and accessories. The possibilities for nano-coatings are endless as P2i continues to build on our cutting-edge technology by moving into other functional nano-coatings.”
The company has gone from strength to strength in 2011, successfully winning a number of awards, including:
- ‘Most Innovative Company in Europe’ by the International Business Awards
- ‘Borderless Business’ by the Management Today Business Hero Awards, and
- ‘Best of Show’ for the P2i booth at the AudiologyNOW! 2011 trade fair
Ian Wallis, editorial director of Growing Business said: “The company is already world leader in liquid repellent nano-coating technology, which basically means you could make your shoes, laptop or hearing aid water or moisture-repellent. The huge scope and potential, plus its turnover growth and strong profit margin, won all of the judges over.”
He continued, “The Fast Growth Business Awards never disappoint in terms of the ingenuity, ambition and hard graft of the companies that enter. The awards have a fantastic track record of picking out brands on the cusp of great things.”
Working with the world’s leading brands, P2i’s patented technology is applied uniquely to finished products as well as components, invisibly protecting them from the effects of water and all other liquids – offering specific benefits for both consumer and industrial applications, as well as adding significant value for manufacturers.
P2i is the world leader in liquid repellent nano-coating technology. It was established in 2004 to commercialize liquid-repellent treatments developed by the UK’s Ministry of Defense. Now on a commercial scale, P2i’s patented process has been successfully applied to a wide range of products in a wide range of markets including Lifestyle, Electronics, Military and Institutional, Life Sciences, Energy and Filtration.
In consumer sectors, the presence of P2i’s technology is indicated either by ion-mask™, its brand for footwear, outdoor clothing and accessories, or Aridion™, its brand for electronics.
About Fast Growth Business Awards:
Every year, Growing Business organizes the Fast Growth Business Awards to honour the very best of the UK’s most ambitious businesses.
All winners met the following criteria:
- Have generated revenues for at least 2 years by 31 December 2010
- Have had revenues of at least £1 million in their last 12 months’ trading (except for New Business of the Year)
- Have fewer than 500 employees at 31 December 2010
- Be UK based
For more info: http://www.growingbusiness.co.uk/2011_2
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