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Antimicrobials

Anti-microbial and masterbatches specialist Addmaster has received its second Queen's Award for Enterprise in a year of increased sales. more

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More reasons to reuse plastic bags as Bradford-based supermarket Morrisons buys stock of B&G antimicrobial flexible plastic bags with Biomaster material technology. more

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Germany's Velox to distribute antimicrobial raw materials from Life Technologies. more

Materials

Antimicrobial plastics specialist Biomaster has produced a more hygienic brush fibre for healthcare organisations. more

Materials

Anti-bacterial plastics has been incorporated by Biomaster into its shower floor from Contour, based in Cheshire. more

Materials

Addmaster has invented a wipe clean lighting cord that snaps under excess pressure, to prevent hangings in hospitals. more

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Five biomaterials researchers have started a project with Lucideon in Stoke-on-Trent, moving from its twin town of Erlangen to develop anti-microbial materials. more

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Shoppers may pay more for antimicrobial bags, a survey says.

More British shoppers are reusing their plastic bags following the introduction of a single-use levy, but would be willing to pay extra for antimicrobial protection. more

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Leeds-based manufacturer, Cromwell Polythene, is to relaunch its range of hygienic bin liners with a new formula making them safer, sustainable and more scented. more

Materials

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

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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

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

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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

Materials

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

Materials

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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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