REHAU to Offer Exclusive Distribution of Italian-made FENIX NTM® Nanotech Matt Surface Material

06.23.2015

FENIX NTM nanotech matt material for vertical and horizontal furniture applications.

LEESBURG, Va., June 23, 2015 – REHAU announces that it will distribute Italian-based Arpa Industriale’s FENIX NTM nanotech matt material for vertical and horizontal furniture applications as part of its surface solutions program. The technologically advanced surface material was developed by an international team of specialists using acrylic resins and electron beam technology to achieve a soft-to-the-touch, light-absorbing, “super-matte” texture.   

FENIX NTM is characterized by its abrasion resistance and the ability to “heal” itself through thermal scratch regeneration. It is resistant to fingerprint marks, dry heat, mold, acid solvents and household reagents. In addition, FENIX NTM’s enhanced anti-bacterial properties make it a surface solution for healthcare and hospitality as well as offices, kitchens and bathrooms.

"We are very pleased to be an exclusive distributor of FENIX NTM,” said Dr. Thomas Troeger, director for REHAU’s furniture solutions division. “Not only is this material well ahead of the curve in terms of surface technology, but its super-matte aesthetics and wide range of application possibilities make it an important addition to REHAU’s line of surface solutions, which now encompasses high-gloss, glass and matte,” he said.

Featuring a range of 11 colors and four pearlescent tones, FENIX NTM can be used for both horizontal and vertical surfaces. It is available in four different thicknesses including 0.9, 1.2, 10 and 12 mm. The material has received international recognition and awards including the Dwell on Design 2014 “Best Design Materials” award and the Interzum 2015 “Best of the Best” award for materials and surfaces.

REHAU is the exclusive licensed distributor for FENIX NTM throughout Mexico and in the US states of Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin. In addition, REHAU will distribute FENIX NTM in 10 and 12 mm thicknesses in Quebec, Canada.

To learn more about FENIX NTM, visit http://na.rehau.com/surfaces. For more information, contact: REHAU, 1501 Edwards Ferry Rd., N.E., Leesburg, Va., 20176. Phone: 1.800.247.9445. Fax: 1.800.627.3428. E-mail: rehau.mailbox@rehau.com. North American Web site: www.na.rehau.com.

REHAU delivers “Unlimited Polymer Solutions,” and is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry.  The company generates continuous growth through its expertise and innovative capabilities in materials development, systems design and surface technology.  Approximately 20,000 employees at more than 170 locations around the world ensure success of the independent, privately held company.

Arpa Industriale offers a vast range of products, extremely varied in both structure and appearance. Since 1954, the company has designed and manufactured panels with high-quality HPL technology for applications, including architecture, interior design, healthcare, shipyards, transport, hospitality, retail and kitchens. Arpa HPL is produced at its 150,000 m2 plant in Bra, Piedmont with all the expression of lively and original creativity that the “made in Italy” label stands for. The 60 years of investment in research, technology and innovation have enabled Arpa to gain a key position in international markets. Arpa is an industrial firm that stands out for the expertise of its staff, the quality and variety of its offerings, its manufacturing flexibility and its range and speed of services. In 2013, it introduced FENIX NTM®, an innovative nanotech and super opaque material with a state-of-the-art technological performance.   

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