We launched next-generation technologies
Microban debuted three groundbreaking technologies in 2022. These represent our ongoing commitment to developing innovative formulations that are based on more sustainable active ingredients.
Duratech™ by Microban - a heavy-metal-free antimicrobial proven to inhibit up to 99.99% of bacterial growth on cotton fabrics even after 75 home launderings.
Refresh™ - a patent-pending odor capture technology that helps to capture and neutralize odour in textiles by up to 93% - even after 30 home launderings.
LapisShield™ - a heavy-metal-free antimicrobial technology designed to offer improved quality and stability for water-based coatings.
We expanded our global network of brand partners
2022 was the year we welcomed a plethora of global brands to our exclusive partner network. Additions include: Kenney Manufacturing, Palltronics, T-Concepts, KORHANI home, COSMO Fabrics, Jack Wolfskin, Bradford White and Deya. We also worked with existing partners on product line expansions, including GE Profile™ new series of top and front load washing machines.
We invested in top talent
Microban’s drive to be the world leader was reflected in our 2022 recruitment drive. We welcomed a host of talent into our customer service, marketing, technical and sales teams worldwide. Hires included Souvik Nandi, Vice President of Research and Technology, and Brigette Bartko, Director of Global Regulatory Affairs.
We joined and led important conversations
A busy summer of trade shows and conferences presented Microban with great opportunities to deepen meaningful industry connections. Events included the British Plastics Federation Annual Dinner, the British Coatings Federation Annual Conference and Industry Dinner, Tecna 2022, Foam Expo, K 2022, The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Textile Discovery Summit, Outdoor Retailer, TITAS 2022, New York Home Fashions Market, IDEA 2022 and the Private Label Manufacturers Association Virtual Show.
We won two prestigious awards
Driving progress towards building an inclusive, diverse and equitable business remains a key priority at Microban. We are honored to have won the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce 2022 Corporate Diversity Champion award.
Microban was also honoured to receive a second Ringier Innovation Award for our work in antiviral technologies and product development in China.
2022 in numbers
The success achieved in 2022 would not have been possible without the support and trust of our partners, our employee-owners and our stakeholders. Thank you again for your continued support and being part of our mission to redefine clean worldwide.
We look forward to reaching even greater heights in 2023.