LUMBERTON, NJ -- Blanco, the German manufacturer of finely made sinks and faucets, has announced that the Artona faucet is now a 2016 DPHA honorable mention recipient in the Plumbing and Kitchen Fixtures category.

The Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association (DPHA) is a cutting-edge, nonprofit organization, whose mission is to create competitive advantages for its nearly 300 members. DPHA's well-deserved reputation for quality and ability to create value for its members has enabled the organization to become the nation's largest association dedicated exclusively to advance the interests of the independent decorative plumbing and hardware industry. 

"Being recognized in the DPHA Awards for our Artona faucet is a true honor for Blanco," said Tim Maicher, marketing director for Blanco. "The Blanco Artona is a product that encompasses what Blanco strives to produce with each and every one of our designs - functionality, beauty and the highest standard of excellence. With each recognition we receive, we realize what a great impact our products have on our industry, and we couldn't be more excited."

The Blanco Artona is a liveable kitchen faucet offering dual finishes in coordination with Silgranit sink colors. Complete with an organic shape and soft, rounded curves and edges, Artona is available in six on-trend colors, along with stainless finish and chrome.