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About Aegis Technology

As of April 1, 2012, Aegis is now part of Microban International. Microban International is the global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, engineering durable antimicrobial solutions for consumer, industrial and medical products around the world.

As part of the integration, Microban is incorporating Aegis technology into our portfolio of antimicrobial technologies. Microban has developed an extensive library of technologies to meet the varied needs of our customers.

Today, over 250 leading companies are leveraging the power of the Microban brand and technologies to provide their customer’s with apparel and footwear that stay cleaner and fresher for longer – something consumers have come to expect in the products they buy.  


Below are the top 5 reasons why learning more about Microban antimicrobial protection is good for your business:

Leading Antimicrobial Brand
The Microban® brand is the global leader in built-in antimicrobial protection – with brand awareness levels that rival those of other ingredient brands such as, Intel®, Gore-Tex® and Lycra®.


Technology Neutral
Microban has developed the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of antimicrobial technologies to meet your precise needs. We’ll evaluate your efficacy requirements, manufacturing processes, product usage conditions and durability specifications to find the right antimicrobial solution for your unique product.

Exceptional Durability
Microban technology is infused into fabrics during the manufacturing process to ensure exceptional performance and durability around the clock. Microban engineers have developed solutions for polyester and polyester cotton blended fabrics durable to over 50 commercial launderings and up to 100 home laundering cycles.

Environmental Stewardship
Microban protection keeps textiles cleaner and fresher for longer, reducing the need to launder more frequently saving water and energy. Our broad technology portfolio includes Oeko-Tex approved formulations to meet your environmental stewardship requirements.

Safe and Effective
Microban antimicrobial technologies have a history of safe, durable and effective use and are registered and approved by the EPA, REACH, and the BPD.