Cleveland-based GMX, Inc.'s ThermalDrain nonwoven drain protection board is a finalist for the 2013 RISE Durable Product Awards. The award recognizes and rewards innovation in new, durable products that utilize nonwoven fabrics in a way that expands the usage of nonwovens in the consumer or industrial marketplace.
Cleveland, OH - September 24, 2013
GMX, Inc.'s premier recycled nonwoven drain protection board, ThermalDrain, is a finalist for the 2013 RISE (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) Durable Product Awards. The award recognizes and rewards innovation in new, durable products that utilize nonwoven fabrics in a way that expands the usage of nonwovens in the consumer or industrial marketplace. The winner will be announced on October 3 at the annual RISE Conference held in Denver, Colo.
ThermalDrain is a user-friendly synthetic protection board that is more durable than fiberglass and provides excellent drainage. It is also the only protection board that provides an R-Value in addition to containing 70 percent post-consumer recycled content. ThermalDrain's patented design provides consumers with a flexible, easy-to-bend protection board that is environmentally friendly and will not irritate your skin. It is designed to be used in conjunction with spray-applied waterproofing. DryDog Barriers, LLC was recently acquired by GMX, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Garland Industries, Inc. and manufacturer of commercial and residential waterproofing systems. The DryDog line of products and services are being integrated into GMX's line of high-performance, below-grade waterproofing products.
"It is an honor to have one of our premier products selected as a finalist for the RISE Durable Products Award. At GMX, we pride ourselves on developing innovative and versatile products that meet the strict performance demands of our customers' diverse application requirements," explains Lindsay Castles, vice president of GMX, Inc.
The annual RISE conference is sponsored by the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA®). Founded in 1968, INDA member companies represent the entire nonwovens value-chain. From raw materials and roll goods producers, to machinery manufacturers and converters, to brand owners, INDA works every day to fulfill their mission of "advancing nonwovens worldwide for the benefit of our members." INDA achieves that by providing world-class networking events, industry leading education, accurate research and industry information, on-demand consultation and strong advocacy on key issues facing the nonwoven fabrics industry.
GMX, Inc.® is a manufacturer and supplier of below-grade waterproofing products for the building envelope and is the only ISO 9001: 2008 certified manufacturer of residential and commercial waterproofing systems. GMX high-performance products are engineered to provide superior protection against water intrusion and degradation, guarding your building and its contents from moisture. Our continued investment in research and development and improvement to manufacturing facilities and processes guarantees superior product consistency and performance under the harshest of waterproofing conditions. GMX is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.