Product Development Technologies Receives Several Awards Recognizing Superior Product Design

Design Journal awards PDT with four 2011 ADEX Awards.
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April 15, 2011 - PRLog -- Product Development Technologies (PDT), a global, full-service product development firm, announced today that it has been awarded four 2011 ADEX Awards.   PDT partnered with four clients to develop products that have earned ADEX awards for their outstanding form, function and fitness for a particular purpose.

Results, announced April 4, included PDT’s designs for The Next Generation Perkins/APH Braille Writer with Platinum, 3-D CLEAN UV Disinfection & Sanitation with Gold and both the MAGic Immunoprecipitation Sample Processor and STERIS Surgical Scrub Sink with Silver in the Product Design category.  For more details on these projects, visit
"At PDT, we strive to innovate while still maintaining a strong contextual design aesthetic," said Mark Schwartz, President of PDT. "These awards are the ultimate testament to the collaborative and creative spirit we enjoy with our clients.”

The ADEX Awards are judged by an anonymous panel of esteemed professionals that represent a cross section of the design industry. All winning products are featured on the ADEX website and in the April 2011 edition of the ADEX Winner's Issue.

About Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA, the nation's first school for the visually impaired, provides education and services to help build productive, meaningful lives for more than 94,000 children and adults who are blind, deaf, blind or visually impaired with or without other disabilities in the U.S. and more than 63 countries worldwide. Founded in 1829, Perkins pursues this mission on campus, in the community and around the world. Learn more online at  

About Science and Light Technologies
Science and Light Technologies is a Florida based company focused on UV disinfection for medical, commercial, and in-home healthcare.  Their revolutionary 360° UV sterilization system called 3-D clean is designed to purge 99.99% of bacteria, mold, and viruses in a countertop unit.

About Life Technologies
Life Technologies Corporation  is a global biotechnology tools company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that make life even better. Life Technologies customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. Life Technologies had sales of $3.3 billion in 2009, employs approximately 9,000 people, has a presence in approximately 160 countries, and possesses a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of approximately 3,900 patents and exclusive licenses. Life Technologies was created by the combination of Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems Inc., and manufactures both in-vitro diagnostic products and research use only-labeled products. For more information on how we are making a difference, please visit us online at

About STERIS Corporation
STERIS Corporation is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical products and services, focused primarily on critical healthcare, pharmaceutical and research markets around the world. The Company supplies a broad array of equipment, consumable and service solutions that help assure productivity and quality. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol STE. For more information, visit

About PDT
Product Development Technologies, Inc. (PDT) is a global, full-service product development firm with over 120 employees in eight offices worldwide. Team members have expertise in a wide range of product development disciplines, including strategy, design research, industrial design, user interface development, electrical and mechanical engineering, software development, laser scanning, and tooling. PDT’s award winning product designs have been recognized by BusinessWeek, the Industrial Designers Society of America, Design Journal, The Consumer Electronics Association, Inc. Magazine, Chicago Athenaeum of Architecture and Design, and Parametric Technologies Corporation.
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