Market Updates


The global antimicrobial coatings market is expected to reach USD 4,520.3 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. Growing demand for medical device coatings is expected to remain a key market driver over the next six years. In addition increasing market penetration of indoor air quality products, mainly in the U.S. is also expected to have a positive impact on the market over the forecast period....

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Automobiles and Antimicrobials


Posted on Nov 29, 2013

  Automobiles and Antimicrobials Whether the active lifestyle is of your making or the making of your children, most people today are faced with a life of running from point to point. For many, the automobile is a mobile locker room where kids change from their dance shoes to soccer cleats. Carpets get muddy, seats get wet, shoulder straps get sweaty. It’s not the major floods, but it’s the build up of minor insults over time that can...

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Antimicrobials and Water Conservation


Posted on Nov 29, 2013

Taking Water Conservation to the Next Level in Textiles For the last ten years textile mills have been focusing on conserving water during the production of textiles. Much of this concern has been promulgated by apparel retailers and apparel brands requesting that the mills produce their goods in a more sustainable manner. The International Antimicrobial Council applauds the work that has been done in this area and the leadership...

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High Efficiency Washers need High Efficiency Towels Jillee at onegoodthingbyjillee.com recently wrote “I’ve noticed that ‘smelly towels’ is a subject that is pinned a lot on Pinterest, and lately I’ve been receiving emails asking about this as well. This leads me to believe it’s a pretty big problem. So, I thought it was high time I addressed it. For heaven’s sake…we can’t have people suffering needlessly from “Smelly Towel...

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