Paint Shield with it's bronze 2017 Edison Award

Microbicidal Paint Wins Innovation Award

The Edison Awards, celebrating 30 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield® Microbicidal Paint was voted an Edison Award Bronze Winner for innovation.

“Our judges recognized Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield as a true innovation out of the many products in its category — as the first-ever, microbicidal paint created, it is very deserving of this honor,” says Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards.

About the awards

The Edison Awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods and innovative achievements garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents and literally changed the world.

The ballot of nominees for the Edison Awards was judged by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medicine.

“We are constantly motivated at Sherwin-Williams to find solutions to problems and push the boundaries of what paint can do,” says Steve Revnew, senior vice president of product innovation, Sherwin-Williams. “We are honored by this recognition for creating an innovative product, especially given the high caliber of others receiving this award.”

This article was originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of PPC magazine. Learn more about Paint Shield Microbicidal Paint at