Antimicrobial Towels for Food Service by Chicopee and Microban
For more than a century, the name Chicopee has been synonymous with unrivalled expertise in wiping applications and pioneering technologies. The Chicopee company was originally born in 1823, starting life in cotton production. In 1916 it started supply of nonwoven bandages due to the first world war. Built on more than 60 years of experience as a former Johnson & Johnson company, Chicopee® offers a wide range of products to meet every consumer and professional need. Chicopee® provides unrivaled expertise in wiping applications and industry-leading technology that delivers high quality products with enhanced characteristics, such as superior absorbency, strength, durability and softness. Chicopee® North America specializes in the provision of roll goods, and finished, packaged wipes for Foodservice, Industrial, Health Care and general purpose applications. Please contact us for more information on how we can help find innovative ways to meet your marketplace and product requirements.
In a recent poll, 68% of foodservice operators stated they were concerned about the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew on wipes in the back of the house. And another 75% of operators stated they would be interested in having Microban® antimicrobial product protection built-in to wipes in the back of the house.
So Chicopee listened and incorporated Microban antimicrobial product protection into their line of Chix® Towels. Chix® Towels are manufactured with Microban protection to inhibit the growth of stain and odor causing bacteria on your towel. Surface disinfectants help eliminate bacteria during regular cleanings, while Microban technology provides an added level of cleanliness that helps to inhibit the growth of microbes between uses on the Chix® Towels. Microban protection is not designed to protect users from foodborne illness or replace normal cleaning practices. It is incorporated into Chix® Towels to provide an added level of cleanliness that keeps the foodservice towel cleaner between uses.
These towels combat the growth of odor and stain causing bacteria, yeast, mold and fungi which means your towels stay cleaner, longer.
Chix towels are great because they:
• Are Super Absorbent for Efficient Dirt Pick-Up
• Have the Ribtech Pattern for Improved Scrub Ability
• Have Multi-Day Use & Machine Washable