Silver Bullet Named Nominee for Prestigious 2013 APEX Award

Demonstrated Excellence in Technology, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship Earns Silver Bullet a Nomination for ‘Technology Company of the Year’

Silver Bullet LogoDenver, COSilver Bullet, an award winning, cutting-edge water treatment company, announces its nomination for the 2013 APEX Award for ‘Technology Company of the Year’, presented by the Colorado Technology Association (CTA).  The company was recognized for its corporate culture and civic engagement, as well as its ability to demonstrate a clear and sustained capacity for creativity and innovation in the development and implementation of its Silver Bullet Water Treatment System.

The 2013 APEX Awards recognize Colorado’s technology excellence, honoring the successes, vision, leadership, excellence in innovation, and community contributions of remarkable technology leaders and innovators.  Nominees were judged by an esteemed panel of judges from prominent APEX Nominee Logocorporations and academic institutions such as Google, SpireMedia, BI Incorporated, the University of Denver, and many more.  Winners will be announced during the APEX Awards gala to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Denver on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

“The APEX awards recognize and showcase the best of the technology innovation and leadership in Colorado.  We look to our members to nominate ideas, projects, leaders and companies from every corner of the state and Colorado’s technology industry,” says Erik Mitisek, CEO, Colorado Technology Association.

“Silver Bullet is honored to be recognized as a nominee for these prestigious awards that recognize technology professional and their leadership,” says Robert Hanfling, Silver Bullet’s Executive Chairman.  “Our company is committed to driving technical innovation, cost savings and environmental sustainability throughout the state of Colorado as well as across the entire nation through the continued expansion of our revolutionary water treatment solution into new markets, regions and industries.”

Silver Bullet’s water treatment technology is an entirely disruptive innovation, replacing the outdated water treatment methods with a modern, unique electro-chemical water treatment system that disinfects and conditions water to virtually eliminate microorganisms and scale formation while minimizing corrosion.  Boasting a 99% customer retention rate, the system is proven to help end-users in office buildings, hospitals, hotels, convention centers, factories, livestock farms, data centers, and other commercial and industrial locations throughout the US, Mexico and Canada realize significant savings across electricity, water, labor and maintenance by dramatically reducing water usage and increasing electrical efficiency while eliminating hard chemical additives.

In addition to staying ahead of the curve through innovation and strategic business practices, Silver Bullet places a firm focus on civic engagement and organizational culture.  The company continues to give back to the community, supporting charitable initiatives such as Outdoor Lab, a Jeffco Schools program, as well as the development of water initiatives through the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).  Silver Bullet’s executive team is also actively engaged via board leadership and participation in the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance, the Children’s Museum of Denver, Opera Colorado and Mile High Child Care. Furthermore, Silver Bullet further sets itself apart from the competition by providing its staff with unique employee benefits in addition to nurturing an educational, engaging and collaborative work environment.

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About Silver Bullet
Silver Bullet is a leading, nontraditional water treatment company transforming water treatment for industries across North America–from cooling towers to livestock drinking water. Its cutting-edge patented technology creates a powerful and proven natural non-toxic biocide when injected in water, killing all bacteria, removing scale and preventing corrosion. The Silver Bullet water treatment system saves water, energy, labor and money. Installation takes less than a day, requires no upfront capital costs, and rents for a monthly fee that is much cheaper than traditional chemicals.  Silver Bullet was recognized with the 2012 Best Venture award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for its cost effective and environmentally responsible water treatment solution.  For more information, visit

About APEX
APEX is the Colorado technology industry’s annual conference encompassing the 13th Annual APEX Awards, a single track conference, an interactive floor space and the Challenge featuring emerging tech genius from around the state. Past speakers at the event have included: David Cohen, CEO & founder of TechStars, Governor John Hickenlooper and Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems. Presented by the Colorado Technology Association (CTA), the event will be held on September 10-11, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver. For more information on the event, please visit

About the Colorado Technology Association
The Colorado Technology Association (CTA) represents Colorado’s $49.6 billion technology industry, one of the fastest growing sectors in the state. Colorado ranked second for its high-tech business concentration and the nine-county metro region ranked tenth out of the 50 largest metro areas in software employment concentration. Since 1994, Colorado Technology Association has provided a voice for technology professionals in legislative issues and public policy. The Association provides more than 50 programs, events and connections to support the industry. CTA’s membership includes 500 Colorado companies from startup to enterprise. For more information visit


Contact Information for Silver Bullet:
iMiller Public Relations
Tel:  914-315-6424