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G-Form Named 2013 Edison Awards Finalist

5 Mar 2013

G-Form’s Reactive Protection Technology will be recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 25 in Chicago

Providence, R.I. (March 5, 2013) – G-Form, a company known for its revolutionary impact absorbing Reactive Protection Technology™ (RPT™) offering protection for both athletes and electronic devices, has been named a 2013 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards. G-Form’s RPT™ is being recognized as a Finalist in Material Science: Composites, one of twelve categories honored by the Edison Awards. Award winners will be announced April 25, 2013 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the Grand Ballroom at historic Navy Pier in Chicago.

Symbolizing the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas A. Edison, the Edison Awards inspire creative minds to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global marketplace. More than 3,000 professionals from the fields of product development, design, engineering, science, marketing and education come together each year to determine the Finalists’ success in meeting the award criteria of concept, value, delivery and impact.

“More than any year, this year’s slate of finalists demonstrate the enormous value of teamwork, experimentation, consumer focus, market awareness and game-changing success,” says Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards’ executive director. “It’s exciting to see companies like G-Form continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking.”

“The G-Form team has worked extremely hard for several years developing and testing our state-of-the-art Reactive Protection Technology™,” says Daniel Wyner, CEO of G-Form. “We are honored to have our accomplishments recognized by an organization as prestigious as the Edison Awards program.”

G-Form’s athletic and consumer electronic products utilize RPT™, a composite blend of PORON®XRD™ material and proprietary G-Form materials that instantly stiffens upon impact and absorbs over 90% of the energy, offering state-of-the-art impact protection in a lightweight, flexible form. Most notably, G-Form’s XTREME™ case protected the iPhone® 5 from a 100,000 foot free fall from the stratosphere, crashing near Area 51.

For additional information about G-Form’s RPT™ and their innovative line of athletic and consumer electronic products, contact PR representative Kristen Bean at 305-374-4404 x123 or kristenbean@maxborgesagency.com.


About the Edison Awards

The Edison Awards is program conducted by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The 2013 Edison Awards are sponsored by Nielsen, Discovery Communications, Science Channel and USA Today. For more information about the Edison Awards, Edison Universe and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.   

About G-Form

G-Form is committed to making the worlds most advanced protective gear using state of the art technology. Founded by athletes who use the products themselves and compete, G-Form uses Reactive Protection Technology http://www.g-form.comor RPT, which is a composite blend of PORON®XRD™ material and proprietary G-Form materials and technology. Impact Protection, Revolutionized.

Media Contact:
Kristen Bean
Max Borges Agency
Account Manager
(305) 374-4404 x123