- (BUSINESS WIRE) - Diamon Fusion® International, Inc. (DFI), global developer and exclusive licensor of the Diamon Fusion® patented nanotechnology, signed an agreement with Vitro America, subsidiary of international flat glass manufacturer Vitro, S.A. de C.V., headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico. The agreement provides Vitro America distribution capabilities (of the Diamon Fusion® patented hydrophobic coating) in Western United States through its division ACI Distribution West.
Vitro America is a US market leader in the distribution of glass and related products for the construction, furniture, and automotive glass replacement markets. Vitro America's products and services are marketed throughout the United States under seven brand names: ACI Distribution South, ACI Distribution West, Binswanger Glass, Binswanger Mirror, Glasscraft and Super Sky.
ACI Distribution West is the largest full-line glass distributor in the Western United States with 20 distribution and 6 fabrication centers. ACI Distribution West fabricates tempered and insulated glass, mirrors, wardrobe doors, shower doors, Classic™ products, spandrel and Heat Mirror™ and distributes flat and auto glass, tabletops, plastics, and storefront metal.
Kirk Johnson, Director of Sales and Marketing of ACI Distribution West, reported: "After several years of market research and development, we've determined the unmatched overall added-value of the Diamon Fusion® coating is the best option to offer our customers, given DFI's solid track record of innovation and scientific background".
Guillermo Seta, DFI's Vice President and Executive Director of DFI Global Operations, stated: "This agreement with Vitro America reflects our business philosophy of aligning our technological advances with core market leaders and is also in line with our expansion plan in the US".
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, a patented process, works at nanoscale levels to change the molecular composition of any silica-based surface. Diamon Fusion® provides a cross-linked, branched, and ‘capped’ coating along with a strong and durable covalent bond.
For more information about DFI and ACI, visit their respective websites:
www.DFInanotechnology.com and www.vitroamerica.com