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 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 solutions that are able to enhance the performance of their products in a way that is significantly differentiated from their competitors and also to provide unique tangible benefits to the user of these products.  We do this by combining science with creative approaches to develop inventive solutions.   Our proactive systems work at a microscopic level, preventing problems before they start. 

Founded in 1984 by three biomedical engineers, Microban International, Ltd. 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 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. Check out our news, blogs and more to learn how Microban protection can keep your products cleaner and fresher.


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