Diamon Fusion® International, Inc. (DFI Nanotechnology), global developer and exclusive licensor of the Diamon Fusion® patented hydrophobic nanotechnology, has signed a 5-year license agreement with Brazil’s prestigious Curved Glass Manufacturer BRASVETRO - Vidros de Segurança Ltda.. This agreement will serve as the initial step to develop South America’s largest market and to further grow the MERCOSUR (Regional Trade Agreement among six countries: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile and Bolivia ), DFI Senior Officials stated.
BRASVETRO Vidros de Segurança Ltda., and VETROBRAS Vidrios, with their flagship product CURVETRO®, are both privately-held and highly reputable companies based in Porto Alegre, BRASIL, both established and still managed by João Antonio Magdalena under GRUPO CURVETRO, with over 30 years of performance in the Brazilian Glass sector. BRASVETRO serves not only the Architectural (both Curved & Flat) Glass Sector but also the Transportation, Refrigeration and many other diverse markets of highly specialized glass products and venues such as Soccer fields, among many others. With a GDP of US$1.616 trillion (2006 est.), Brazil’s economy outweighs that of all other South American countries and is expanding its presence in world markets.
João Antonio Magdalena, Managing Director of BRASVETRO, stated: “Our innovative vision is always based on staying current with all scientific advancements to improve the human quality of life. It is an honor to be the first Brazilian company licensed by DFI and I look forward to seeing other companies (within the Brazilian Federation) add all the benefits of Diamon Fusion® into their own line of products. We are certain this strategic alliance with DFI will render great benefits for both companies and will facilitate further market penetration in Brazil. ”
Jorge Rico, Regional Sales Director of DFI South America, stated: “The Brazilian market is vital for DFI’s expansion and growth in South America. BRASVETRO and the personal collaboration and commitment of Mr. Joao Magdalena represent a great asset for us and, undoubtedly, adds immense prestige with his proven track record and reputation in the Glass Industry for over 30 years.”
DFI Nanotechnology multi-functional characteristics include: water and oil repellency (hydrophobic and oleophobic,), impact and scratch resistance, protection against graffiti, dirt and stains, finger print protection, UV stability, additional electrical insulation, protection against calcium and sodium deposits and increased brilliance and lubricity. DFI’s nanocoating works at nanoscale levels to change the molecular composition of any silica-based surface. Diamon Fusion® provides, in chemical terms, a ‘cross-linked’, ‘branched’ and ‘capped’ optically clear nano-film along with a strong and durable covalent bond.