FibeRio Technology Corporation in McAllen, Texas aims to transform the materials industry through the unlimited availability of nanofibers. FibeRio is the world-wide exclusive licensee of Forcespinning™ technology which produces nanofibers in high volume at a dramatically lower price than other technologies.  In 2011, FibeRio won R&D Magazine’s Top 100 R&D Award.  Prior recipients included the halogen lamp (1974), fax machine (1975), liquid crystal display (1980), Nicoderm anti-smoking patch (1992), Taxol anticancer drug (1993) and HDTV (1998).