November 16, 2015 - 5:30 PM EST
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DustPRO Selected as a Finalist in the Seventh Annual 2015 Golden Bridge Awards for the Energy Industry Innovation of the Year Category

DustPRO, LLC’s flagship product, DustPRO™ to be honored as the hydraulic fracturing industry’s most innovative dust prevention technology

DustPRO, LLC announced today that its proprietary dust prevention technology DustPRO was selected as a finalist in the seventh annual 2015 Golden Bridge Awards®. The first dust prevention technology designed to reduce airborne particles during all sand transfer points, DustPRO is the only product of its kind to earn recognition in the program’s Energy Industry of the Year category. New to the awards program this year, the Energy Industry of the Year category aims to honor innovations and new products that have improved the energy industry.

“When developing new products to introduce to the marketplace, our top priority is always the safety of oil and gas workers,” said Marc McQuesten, Vice President of DustPRO. “It’s an honor for DustPRO™ to be named a finalist by the Golden Bridge Awards.”

The coveted Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring the world’s best from every major industry. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations, including public and private, for-profit and non-profit. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, November 16, 2015 during the awards dinner and presentations.

Preferred introduced DustPRO™ to the marketplace in mid-2014. DustPRO™ treated proppant is available through a proprietary application system and can be installed at any sand plant or terminal. DustPRO™ application units are currently available to all sand suppliers, terminal operators, service companies and E&P’s across North America.

For more information about DustPRO™’s dust-control solution, visit

About DustPRO, LLC:

DustPRO, LLC, headquartered in Radnor, PA, is an affiliate of Preferred Technology and is one of the hydraulic fracturing industry’s most innovative dust prevention technology companies. DustPRO, LLC is dedicated to providing a cost-effective and environmentally safe treated sand solution designed to reduce airborne particles during all sand transfer points, including pneumatic transfer. Since its launch in 2014, DustPRO™ has been committed to the protection of the environment as well as the health and safety of the communities it serves.

About Preferred Sands:

Preferred Sands is a leading provider of innovative technologies that set the standards for well production, efficiency, and sustainability within the hydraulic fracturing industry. Preferred’s innovative proppant technology solutions include Preferred Polymeric Proppants, the most advanced downhole coated proppant technology designed for maximum production efficiency, FloPRO PTT™, proppant transport technology designed for superior proppant distribution and increased production, and DustPRO™, the first dust prevention technology designed to reduce airborne particles during all sand transfer points. These pioneering product developments have earned Preferred recognition as a world leader in innovative and sustainable technologies throughout the oil and gas, chemical, and technology industries.

The company’s various awards include the 2014 CPI Polyurethane Innovation Award for Improving Oil Productivity; 2014 R&D 100 Award for Improving Oil Productivity; 2013 Oil & Gas Awards for Environmental Initiative of the Year, Industry Supplier of the Year, and Excellence in Environmental Stewardship; and 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Energy, Cleantech, and Natural Resources.

About the Golden Bridge Awards:

Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products and Services, Innovations, Management and Professionals, Women in Business and the Professions, International Business, Corporate Communications, PR and Marketing, Product Management, Customer Service, Support, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Company Milestones. Learn more about the outstanding performances in the workplace recognized by Golden Bridge Awards worldwide at

Preferred Sands
Matt Goldstein, 484-385-2953
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Source: Business Wire (November 16, 2015 - 5:30 PM EST)

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