Obsidiana COMPAC, a unique surface made from 100% recycled glass, has won a prestigious FX International Design Award at an online ceremony recently held in London.
The panel of 28 renowned judges said Obsidiana COMPAC was ‘practical, beautiful and sustainable’ and awarded it first place in the surface’s category.
COMPAC is the first manufacture in the world to produce this material which uses 100% recyclable glass in the production process and the product itself is 100% recyclable at the end of its life cycle.
The creation of Obsidiana COMPAC underpins the company’s long-term commitment to produce safe, circular, sustainable and environmentally friendly products developed by their highly skilled R & D team.
Launched in 2020, Obsidiana COMPAC has already achieved notable recognition by gaining Cradle to Cradle Certified Bronze™ accreditation – an international accreditation that assesses products and manufacturing processes to ensure they fulfil the premise of the circular economy.
Judges at the KBIS exhibition in America were also impressed with Obsidiana COMPAC and the company’s overall commitment to the environment awarding it first place in the sustainability category.
Obsidiana COMPAC, combines beauty and versatility with performance and can be used for a wide range of applications including kitchen worksurfaces, wall cladding, splash backs, shower trays and vanity units.
Since the company’s inception over 45 years ago, COMPAC have been totally committed to the environment and have led the way by using renewable energies in the production and manufacture of products, harvesting rainwater and recycling it for use throughout their factories, using organic resins and planting thousands of trees as part of an ongoing reforestation programme.