A toilet system designed to reduce water consumption through a unique flush system as well as increase hygiene has received an extra level of protection through the use of antimicrobial additives. more

Sep 19, 2016 10:07 AM Materials

A newly designed, Class 1 medical device is helping infection control in hospitals thanks to the use of antimicrobial technology within the plastic used to manufacture it. more

Jul 14, 2016 11:09 AM Industry News

A plastic ‘bag for life’ produced using antimicrobial technology has been awarded the accolade of ‘Best New Idea’ at a recent industry event. more

May 5, 2016 12:20 PM Industry News

Biomaster antimicrobial technology from UK-based Addmaster is being used in a plastic showerhead adopted by the NHS as ‘best practice’ for its hospital showering systems. more

Apr 22, 2016 9:00 AM Materials

Materials distributor, Biesterfeld Plastic, is now distributing masterbatches with antimicrobial and aseptic properties as part of its portfolio. more

Apr 14, 2016 10:12 AM Materials

Plastics distributor, RESINEX, and developer, Janssen Preservation & Material Protection (PMP), are combining forces to introduce new antimicrobial masterbatches to the plastics market. more

Jan 13, 2016 12:03 PM Materials

A Turkish manufacturer of polystyrene foam trays has added an antimicrobial additive into its packaging in order to prolong the shelf life of the contents and prevent bacterial contamination. more

Nov 27, 2015 10:45 AM Materials

A Brazilian agribusiness company says it has doubled the shelf life of fresh milk by incorporating silver-based microparticles into the plastic packaging. more

Aug 6, 2015 10:09 AM Industry News

Manufacturer of antimicrobial solutions for the plastics industry, Addmaster, is launching antimicrobial protection for packaging and bags as part of a drive to stop food poisoning. more

May 7, 2015 9:59 AM Industry News

SteriTouch will be showcasing its unique offering when it exhibits at Interplas for the first time in 2014. more

Sep 17, 2014 11:40 AM Interplas 2014

Two plastics companies have been working with the British fishing industry to help to prevent the transfer of bacterial disease and protect the UK’s fish stocks by designing an innovative antibacterial fishing net. more

Jul 30, 2014 9:25 AM Materials

UK-based technical polymer compounder and distributor, ALBIS UK, will be giving away free antimicrobial bags for life to visitors to its stand at Interplas. more

Jul 25, 2014 2:52 PM Interplas 2014

A celebrity hairdresser has launched a new hairbrush that has antimicrobial additives embedded in the plastic. more

Aug 30, 2013 3:00 PM Materials

Addmaster (UK) Ltd. has recently appointed Bang & Bonsomer as distributor for their Biomaster range of silver-based antimicrobial additives in Russia and the Baltic States. more

Feb 27, 2013 11:07 AM Materials

Andrew Summerfield, a microbiologist and regulatory officer at BioCote, a supplier of Silver based antimicrobial technology, looks at the increasing use of antimicrobial protection in plastics. more

Oct 23, 2012 4:57 PM Materials

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