PurThread To Embed Textiles With Kodak Antimicrobial
Antimicrobial textile technology provider PurThread Technologies Inc., Durham, N.C., and Eastman
Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y., have signed a globally exclusive agreement under which PurThread will
embed Kodak's antimicrobial agent into medical textiles and other high-performance fabrics.
PurThread's award-winning process involves embedding Kodak's antimicrobial agent into man-made fibers at the fiber manufacturing stage, ensuring uniformity and permanent efficacy in the finished product. The proprietary antimicrobial technology stems from Kodak's know-how related to producing photosensitive materials used in the manufacture of photographic products.