Water Industry News
Water Filtration System With ZENON's ultrafiltration technology receives
Popular Science Magazine's
"2004 Best of What's New" Award
Latest product for
centralized home water filtration honored in
Home Tech Category
OAKVILLE, Ontario, November
10, 2004 - The Maytag Central Water Filtration System with ZENON's
Ultrafiltration Technology has been chosen by the editors of Popular
Science magazine as one of this year's top 100 breakthrough
technologies. The award, in the Home Tech category, is featured in
the magazine's December issue (on newsstands November 16).
The Maytag Central Water Filtration System is the easiest, most
convenient way to get safer, high-quality water from every faucet,
shower and tap in the home. At the heart of the system are ZENON's
ultrafiltration membranes that effectively block out particulates and
pathogens such as bacteria, parasites and viruses, while allowing
essential minerals to pass through. The integral carbon filter
further enhances the taste and smell of the water. The process is
entirely natural as it requires no chemical additives.
"We have chosen the Maytag Central Water Filtration System for this
year's Best of What's New Award from Popular Science," said Editor
Mark Jannot. "Best of What's New is the ultimate Popular
Science accolade, representing a year's worth of work evaluating
thousands of products. These awards honour innovations that not
only impact the way we live today, but change the way we think about the
"The Maytag Central Water Filtration Systems offers peace of mind
to consumers who may be concerned about the quality of their tap water.
This award speaks to the integrity of the technology. Both Maytag
and ZENON are committed to putting technology and innovation to work for
people." said Paul Bognar, Vice President/General Manager, Maytag
Canada, "We're extremely proud of this recognition from Popular
Each year, the editors of Popular Science review thousands of products
in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year - breakthrough
products and technologies that represent a significant leap in their
categories. The winners - The Best of What's New - are awarded
inclusion in the much-anticipated December issue of Popular Science -
the most widely-read issue of the year since the birth of Best of What's
New in 1987.
"Central home water treatment is the next era in water
filtration," said Andrew Benedek, Chairman and CEO of ZENON.
"Our success is built on continuous innovation that creates new
technologies for improved water treatment. We are extremely
honoured to be recognized in this way and will continue to step beyond
the traditional boundaries for water treatment by riding the wave of the
To see the new Maytag Central Water Filtration System, log on to
Maytag.ca or visit the Popular Science Best of What's New 2004 consumer
event at Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
The event runs from November 9 to 11 and features all Best of What's New
winners in each category.