Microban Partners With DyStar
Huntersville, N.C.-based Microban International Ltd. — a developer and marketer of Microban®
antimicrobial products that offer built-in protection in textile, consumer, industrial and medical
products — has entered into an alliance with Germany-based DyStar Textilfarben GmbH & Co.
Deutschland KG, a supplier of dyes, auxiliaries and services for the textile industry. Effective
September 1, DyStar will be the exclusive global distributor of Microban antimicrobial technologies
for the textile industry.
According to Microban, DyStar’s presence in key markets in more than 50 countries and its relationships with textile mills, retailers and branded manufacturers will allow both companies to effectively introduce Microban’s range of technologies, which are offered in more than 750 products in applications such as textiles, consumer products, building materials, commercial products, healthcare and food service.
“Microban is the global leader in antimicrobial product protection, and our partnership brings together the antimicrobial and brand expertise of Microban with the leading position of DyStar as solutions provider for the textile sector,” said Alan Cunningham, vice president of textile solutions, DyStar. “We’re looking forward to a very successful partnership.”
August 5, 2008