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

24 Jul 2017 13:45 Industry News


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

13 Feb 2017 15:55 Industry News

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

13 Dec 2016 11:37 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

19 Sep 2016 10:07 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

14 Jul 2016 11:09 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

5 May 2016 12:20 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

22 Apr 2016 09:00 Materials

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

14 Apr 2016 10:12 Materials

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

13 Jan 2016 12:03 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

27 Nov 2015 10:45 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

6 Aug 2015 10:09 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

7 May 2015 09:59 Industry News

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

17 Sep 2014 11:40 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

30 Jul 2014 09:25 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

25 Jul 2014 14:52 Interplas 2014

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

30 Aug 2013 15:00 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

27 Feb 2013 11:07 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

23 Oct 2012 16:57 Materials