March 1, 2011 -
Original Press release
Dryvit Systems, Inc.
1 Energy Way, P.O. Box 1014
West Warwick, RI, 02893
Dryvit's Revolutionary StratoTone(TM) Colorant Technology Now Available for Any Project
WEST WARWICK, R.I. - Dryvit Systems, Inc., the leading manufacturer of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) in North America, today announced that its proprietary StratoTone(TM) high performance colorant technology is now available as an option for any project. StratoTone technology has been utilized on a limited basis for several years by numerous well known National Accounts, helping meet their needs for bright, vivid colors with high fade resistance, that match their branded color standards.
StratoTone colorants can be used in all Dryvit pigmented, textured finishes, as well as in the company's Demandit®, Weathercoat(TM), Weatherlastic® Smooth and Revyvit® coatings. In addition to its enhanced resistance to UV degradation, StratoTone pigments are VOC and APEO free, meeting the most stringent environmental and regulatory requirements.
"StratoTone colorants offer the highest level of performance, which is what our customers have come to expect from Dryvit for more than 40 years," said Tony Stall, vice president of marketing and sustainability at Dryvit Systems. "For the first time in our industry, architects can now specify virtually any color, on any project and get a warranty against fading."
The StratoTone special color warranty guarantees the finish and coatings will contain fade resistant pigments that will not fade in excess of ?E* CMC II 5 (CMC 2:1, Commercial Factor 1, as per ASTM D2244-2 Euros1) when applied in accordance with Dryvit's written specifications and application instructions. To learn more about the StratoTone difference, please contact your local Dryvit Systems distributor or call 1-800-556-7752, ext. 9. Follow Dryvit on Twitter at DryvitSystems. Follow the company on Facebook at Dryvit Systems.
About Dryvit Systems, Inc.
Dryvit Systems, Inc. (www.dryvit.com) is the manufacturer of Outsulation® Systems, the premier Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS), in the US, Dryvit operates all North American manufacturing facilities to both ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 standards. Dryvit is a member of and is actively engaged in many relevant construction related organizations such as AWCI, EIMA, NAHB, USGBC, ABAA, AIA, and CSI, and works both independently and within those organizations to promote energy efficient construction methods, lessen reliance on non renewable and offshore energy sources, and reduce the carbon footprint of our nation's buildings.
A subsidiary of the more than $3 billion industrial sealants and coatings brand holder RPM International Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company, of Medina, Ohio (NYSE:RPM), Dryvit is headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island and has manufacturing facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, California, Canada, Poland and China.