About Fader Plugs
The World’s First
With their patented, cutting edge design, Fader Plugs provide controlled decibel reduction in a highly functional and fashionable design.
The Fader Plugs Story
Fader Plugs, LLC is a hearing solutions company, that has been in business since July 2015 and is on a mission to perceptually transform and aesthetically refashion the use of hearing protection. The Fader Plug is the first of many products, with a patent pending design, created to provide controlled decibel reduction in a highly functional and fashionable design. The device can be considered the first mechanical, adjustable earplug that allows consumer to adjust sound attenuation without taking the device out of their ear. Fader Plugs has a manufacturing partnership with the global leader in hearing healthcare and will be releasing the finished product for purchase winter of 2018. The custom Fader Plugs require ear molds and will fit perfectly to your ear; everyone has a different ear physiology. There will also be universal Fader Plugs available in small and large sizes.
Many people are unaware of the effects of exposure to loud noise/music, often referred to as noise-induced hearing loss. Team Fader strongly believes in hearing preservation and wanted to create a revolutionary product that can be worn by children and adults in loud environments. The device has a wide range of applications: industrial/factory, construction, music, healthcare, landscaping, shooting ranges, subway traveling and etc.
Fader Plugs is headquartered at the Innovation Center at East Stroudsburg University, 562 Independence Road, Suite #142 East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. The CEO and Founder of Fader Plugs, LLC, Blaise Delfino, is a recent East Stroudsburg University spring 2017 graduate student and has received his Masters of Sciences in Communications Sciences and Disorders. Gregory Delfino, Au.D., CCC-A, is the President and Co-founder. Pete Theodoropolous is the Vice President. Kiel Fortner is the Director of Creative Design and Autumn Deiter is the Director of Public Relations.
Blaise and the Fader Plugs team are the winners of the 2017 TecBRIDGE Business Plan Competition where they competed and won $110,000 in cash and in kind services. The team is also a recipient of the 2017 Innovator of the Year Bizzy Awards.