Newtex Wins the Rochester Business Journal's "Best of the Web" Award

Thursday, April 7, 2016 (Rochester, New York) — For Immediate Release

The Rochester Business Journal recognized Newtex.com with the 2016 “Best of the Web” award in the Manufacturing category. Rich Lanpheare, General Manager, and Sarah Gulack, Marketing Manager, attended the awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Rochester along with a crowd of about 300 people. The Eastman Kodak Company and Rochester Optical were the other finalists in the Manufacturing category.

A panel of judges made up of local educators and executives who work in the marketing, communications, and web development fields evaluated local businesses' websites based on navigability, usability, functionality, content, art and visual design and standard compliance. The judges commended Newtex.com for its modern feel, easy navigation, and use of color and imagery that align with the Newtex brand. The Rochester Business Journal has been holding the annual Best of the Web Awards for more than 20 years. 

Newtex works with Transform Studios, a Sacramento-based web development agency, to design, build, and maintain Newtex.com. 


About Newtex

For nearly 40 years, Newtex has been a pioneer and leading global producer of high temperature materials and engineered solutions for thermal management and fire protection. Headquartered in Rochester, New York, Newtex is an ISO 9001:2015 certified, vertically integrated manufacturer of an impressive portfolio of textiles and fabricated systems for insulation and fire containment. Globally recognized textile brands include ZetexPlus®, Z-Flex®, and Z-Block™. Newtex is a minority owned, veteran-managed business that has served the US Military and leading global industries since 1978. Newtex products are proudly made in the USA.