Presidential Award Bestowed on Solberg: RE-HEALING™ Foam Named Winner of EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Solberg EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Solberg, the firefighting foam products division of Amerex Corporation was named a winner of the 2014 EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Program.

Awards were presented in five categories: Academic, Small Business, Greener Synthetic Pathways, Greener Reaction Conditions and Designing Greener Chemicals. Solberg was honored with the category award for Designing Greener Chemicals for its development and commercialization of RE-HEALING™ Foam.

RE-HEALING foam concentrates from SOLBERG are an innovative environmentally sustainable fluorosurfactant and fluoropolymer-free firefighting foam used to effectively extinguish Class B fuels with no environmental concerns for persistence, bioaccumulation or toxic breakdown.

The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards promote the environmental and economic benefits of developing and using novel green chemistry. These prestigious annual awards recognize chemical technologies that incorporate the principles of green chemistry into chemical design, manufacture, and use.

EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention sponsors the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards in partnership with the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® and other members of the chemical community including industry, trade associations, academic institutions, and other government agencies.

Congratulations to the entire Solberg global team on such a great achievement!

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