Microban, redefining clean with proactive protection that lives on 

Microban® International, Ltd. is the global leader in antimicrobial, odor control, and surface modification technologies. Our proactive systems keep products cleaner and control odors by preventing problems and damaging microbial growth before they start. Microban technologies enhance consumer, textile, industrial, and medical products across the globe.

Our goal is to provide our partners with unique technological antimicrobial solutions that are able to enhance the performance of their products in a way that is significantly differentiated from their competitors while providing tangible benefits to their end users. We do this by combining science with creative approaches to develop inventive, antimicrobial solutions. Our proactive systems work at a microscopic microbial level, preventing problems before they start.

Founded in 1984 by three biomedical engineers, Microban is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barr Brands International. Innovative Microban protection is built-in to over 1,000 products in more than 30 countries. With over 250 partners, we are proud to supply Microban antimicrobial protection to customers with five global offices spanning four continents. We’re close to our customers, where they’re headquartered, where they manufacture, and where they sell.

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