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GINGER Wins DPHA Innovative Accessory Product of The Year For 2011


GINGER’s Cinu Toilet Tissue Holder with Glass Shelf is a Winner

Santa Ana, CA –October 17, 2011 – GINGER’s new Cinu Toilet Tissue Holder with Glass Shelf won the Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association (DPHA) Innovative Accessory Product of the Year Award for 2011. The Innovative Product of the Year Awards recognizes technological and design innovations in the decorative plumbing and hardware products released in the last 12 months. The winning product from GINGER was selected from a field of over 100 submissions. Winners were announced on October 16th at the 2011 DPHA Annual Conference and Product Showcase in San Jose, CA.

The Cinu Toilet Tissue Holder with Glass Shelf features a tempered glass shelf which provides incredible convenience in the bathroom. From keys to cell phone – the shelf is perfect for any small item a guest might want to set in a safe place while using the powder room. This product is spotlighted in the 2011 DPHA Innovative Product of the Year Guide along with other category winners.

GINGER, one of Brasstech’s luxury brands, displayed the Cinu Collection at the 2011 DPHA Conference. GINGER’s Cinu Collection is characterized by contemporary styling and a sleek appearance and features glass shelves, an innovative mirror design, and a double post toilet tissue holder with pivoting arm for fluid motion and easy replacement of tissue rolls. These products are available in polished chrome, polished nickel, and satin nickel.

The Cinu design is inspired by the fluidity of motion found in the organic elements of nature. The design’s sweeping crests are perfectly paired with its overall understated gracefulness. Cinu offers the quality of solid brass along with refined design elements and reserved styling.

“We are proud to receive recognition from DPHA for this product. The Cinu Collection has been designed to be a combination of innovative styling and function – and this award signifies our accomplishment of that goal,” comments Jonathan Wood, VP of Sales and Marketing for Brasstech who was present at DPHA to receive the award on behalf of GINGER.


LEFT: Cinu Toilet Tissue Holder with Glass Shelf; CENTER: Jonathan Wood, VP of Brasstech Sales and Marketing with DPHA Award Co-Chairs Jen Grant and Susan Butler; RIGHT: GINGER’s DPHA Award for 2011
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About GINGER and Brasstech
Nationally known interior designers and architectural specialists turn to GINGER for its impeccable design details. GINGER handcrafts their products and employs strict testing and quality assurance measures to ensure product excellence. GINGER is available in fine showrooms in major cities throughout the US.

Brasstech, Inc. is a business unit of Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) headquartered in Taylor, Michigan. Masco Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of home improvement and building products, as well as a leading provider of services that include the installation of insulation and other building products.

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Media Contacts:
Kristen Cooper, Kristen Cooper Public Relations (310) 717-0521
Amber Ashley, Brasstech Marketing Communications (949) 417-5207