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Agion® Recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2009 Customer Value Leadership Award
Award recognizes Agion’s strategy of supplying the highest quality natural antimicrobial solutions customized to the specific needs of its customers
Wakefield, MA, September 30, 2009 – Frost & Sullivan has named Agion Technologies the recipient of its 2009 Customer Value Leadership Award, in recognition of the company’s provision of innovative and customized antimicrobial additive solutions to its customers. Since its founding in 1997, Agion has been able to expand its patented silver ion technology applications into diverse markets, such as healthcare, industrial, and consumer goods.
Frost & Sullivan confers its Customer Value Leadership Award each year on the company that provides customers with products giving the highest ratio of value to cost. Prior to choosing Agion, extensive interviews of the leading antimicrobial technology companies and their customers were conducted. Interview topics included company strategies adopted to respond to customer needs and expand its customer base, value added services, strategic joint ventures and recent product launches.
In awarding Agion this prestigious honor, Frost & Sullivan outlined a number of distinguishing factors in client value enhancement that set the company apart from others in the antimicrobial industry. These factors include Agion's customized approach of developing solutions tailored to the specific needs of the customer, continuous product innovation, the addressing of environmental issues and product sustainability, and key value-added services, including assistance in regulatory guidance and marketing.
“The world antimicrobial materials market is currently in the developing stage. Agion is taking the right steps to offer more value to its customers by identifying potential areas of antimicrobial protection application and come out with innovative solutions in those areas,” said Anirudh Menon, research analyst, Frost & Sullivan. “Besides partnering with customers in the healthcare, industrial, and consumer goods markets, Agion maintains key partnerships with chemicals and material companies such as BASF, DuPont, and PPG Industries Inc. This will help potential customers gain additional expertise by partnering with Agion for developing antimicrobial protection solutions. These factors make Agion the worthy recipient of the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award in the world antimicrobial materials market.”
Agion strives to deliver the very best in customer service and support and joins a distinguished list of previous recipients of Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards, including Intel, IBM, Kodak, Cisco and Samsung.
About Agion Technologies, Inc.
Agion Technologies, located in Wakefield, Massachusetts, is a leader in providing customized, natural, antimicrobial solutions based on silver that continuously inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold and fungus. Agion’s
antimicrobial technology is used in the consumer, industrial and healthcare industries and has been incorporated into a variety of products including cell phones, shoes, keyboards, water filters, medical catheters and ice machines. Agion's customers include many leading brands such as Dell, Motorola, Columbia, Adidas, PPG, Carrier and DuPont. For more information about Agion Technologies, visit www.agion-tech.com.