AKRON, OH — An independent panel of judges from the education industry selected NeverFade® Façade Restoration Coatings from APV Engineered Coatings as a Platinum Award winner in the annual New Product Award program from 1105 Media, publishers of School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines. The coating system completely restores building façades to a high-performance, factory-like finish.

The New Product Award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to enhance the learning environment. NeverFade Façade Restoration Coatings are featured along with other award winners in the December issue of both magazines as well as highlighted on the publisher’s website, www.spaces4learning.com.

According to the magazines’ Group Publisher, Karen Cavallo, “Research shows that there is a direct correlation between quality learning environments and improved student success, and these companies are leading the charge to make schools a better place for teachers to teach and students to learn.”

“We are honored that NeverFade Façade Restoration Coatings stood out from among more than 50 products as a trusted solution,” said Mike Couchie, VP of Sales, APV Engineered Coatings. “We’re excited to show school administrators, maintenance directors and facility managers how to save money over time and sustainably extend the life of their building exteriors with NeverFade Coatings.”

NeverFade Exterior Coatings are a line of water-based, low-VOC coatings that uniquely restore and protect building exteriors with their long-term performance. The products are formulated with Kynar Aquatec®, a tough and industry-proven PVDF resin that resists thermal, chemical and ultraviolet degradation.

For more information, visit www.neverfadecoatings.com