Antibacterial Stone Surfaces from KalingaStone and Microban

An innovation from Classic Marble Company and Microban International

Classic Marble Company (CMC) is India’s largest manufacturer and importer of stone surfaces. Since its inception in 1994, CMC has been the only company to supply more than 150 million square feet of imported marble in the country. The company is also the biggest supplier of natural and exotic marble along with other stones like travertine, onyx, and limestone, which are procured from the finest quarries in the world.

CMC is headquartered in Mumbai, India, and operates with exclusive showrooms and stockyards in Silvassa. The company is proud to be ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO 45001:2018 certified.

KalingaStone® surfaces powered by Microban technology

CMC is partnered with Microban International to offer KalingaStone Marble, Quartz, and Terrazzo surfaces with built-in antibacterial technology.

Born in 2009, KalingaStone is a leading brand name in engineered Marble, Terrazzo, and Quartz. With over 200 colors spanning across a plethora of designs, the collection is nothing short of a phenomenal statement of style. Each slab is furnished to perfection with the sole purpose of elevating living spaces. Popularly used for internal as well as external purposes, KalingaStone has taken the market by storm with its unconventional designs.

Integrated at the stage of manufacture, Microban's silver-based formulation eliminates up to 99.99% of bacterial growth on treated KalingaStone surfaces. The innovative technology will not wash off, wear away or affect the final finish of the material. Microban® protection is also proven to last the expected lifetime of the material, working to complement regular cleaning and hygiene practices.

Microban Technology MOA Horizontal CMC

"At CMC, we are conscious of our client’s needs and the introduction of this technology is a step in this direction," said Amit Shah, Managing Director at CMC. "KalingaStone Quartz is treated to protect it from degrading bacterial growth without affecting the aesthetics of the treated product. It keeps the treated products cleaner, fresher and more durable, delivering a range of added benefits for our esteemed customers."

KalingaStone antibacterial surfaces are perfect for use in a range of domestic and commercial environments, including homes, healthcare facilities, industrial kitchens, airports, and laboratories.

Key benefits of KalingaStone antibacterial surfaces

KalingaStone antibacterial surfaces deliver a multitude of benefits for both consumers and businesses alike.

  • Protected from up to 99.99% of bacterial growth for their expected lifetime
  • Stay cleaner between cleaning and easier to keep clean
  • Resistant to stains and odors caused by bacterial growth
  • Less likely to facilitate bacterial cross-contamination from surface to surface
  • Enhanced durability and longevity
  • Contain a globally registered, food-contact-approved technology
  • Protection lasts for the usable lifetime of the surfaces

For more information on this exciting partnership, please contact Microban today.

Create beautiful spaces that deliver enhanced peace of mind