Neptune Benson’s Defender® RMF System Controller Wins IAAPA Brass Ring Award for Best New Technology

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Neptune Benson is pleased to announce that its new Defender® RMF System Controller has won second place in the IAAPA Brass Ring Awards for Best New Technology Applied to Amusements.

Defender® Regenerative Media Filter

We’re very proud to win this award. It validates the hard work and dedication that went into developing the new controller and emphasizes the importance of innovation within the water industry.

Neptune Benson is pleased to announce that its new Defender® RMF System Controller has won second place in the IAAPA Brass Ring Awards for Best New Technology Applied to Amusements. The Defender RMF System Controller is an advanced graphical interface for operating the Defender Regenerative Media Filter, a high quality water filtration system for recreational, industrial and municipal water markets.

The new Defender RMF System provides advanced control of bump and precoat cycles, pneumatic valves, recirculation pumps, vacuum transfer system, heater cool down delay, data logging and maintenance reminders. It also features the unique ability to remotely manage operations. This cutting edge feature allows operators to keep track of system performance even when working on other tasks or while they are away from the facility. Remote monitoring/operation can be done through any web browser or smart phone. In addition, the system has the integrated ability to control Neptune Benson’s greendrive VFD system and ETS-UV systems providing additional flexibility and control of system operations.

“We’re very proud to win this award.” said Ken Rodi, CEO of Neptune Benson. “It validates the hard work and dedication that went into developing the new controller and emphasizes the importance of innovation within the water industry.”

Each year the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) conduct an awards competition to recognize innovation and excellence in the attractions industry. The Brass Ring Award recognizes individuals and companies who stand out as leaders in the attractions industry in a variety of categories including:

  • Food and Beverage Excellence
  • Game and Retail Excellence
  • Services, Equipment and Supplies
  • Technology Applied to Amusements
  • Waterpark Ride/Attraction
  • Marketing

Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide. The organization represents more than 4,800 facility, supplier, and individual members from more than 90 countries.

For more information about Neptune Benson products, visit http://www.neptunebenson.com

About Neptune Benson
Since 1956 Neptune Benson has been synonymous with water filtration and disinfection serving the recreational, industrial and municipal water markets. Featuring award-winning brands such as the Defender® regenerative media filter, ETS-UV disinfection system, Vortisand and Legacy™ sand filters. Neptune Benson also offers the AEGIS® anti-entrapment shield, moveable bulkheads, Dominion™ butterfly valves, ProStrainer™ and Guardian™ strainers, greendrive™ VFD systems, as well as all Lawson Aquatics accessory products. Neptune Benson has the expertise to provide effective and cost-efficient solutions for a broad range of industry needs.

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