AMI PVC Formulation Europe 2023: Microban recap

Sep 15, 2023

Microban International was honored to sponsor and present at the AMI PVC Formulation Conference in Cologne, Germany.

Redefining sustainability in PVC with novel antimicrobial solutions

The 15th edition of the PVC Formulation took place in Cologne, Germany, from September 12-14, 2023. This annual gathering, renowned for its comprehensive coverage of the latest trends in PVC innovations, provided a dynamic platform for networking and knowledge exchange among industry experts spanning the entire vinyl supply chain.

Microban International was honored to sponsor and present at the conference to showcase the latest in sustainable antimicrobial innovations.

Pictured (l-r): Jonathan Clapp (Senior International Technical Manager) and Dogan Reuter (Manager, International Business Development at Microban)

Sharing our expertise in an expert speaker session

Jonathan Clapp, International Senior Technical Manager at Microban International, presented to delegates from across the industry on the latest advancements in antimicrobial solutions for PVC formulations. In his insightful presentation titled ‘Redefining Sustainable PVC with Next-Generation Antimicrobials,’ Jonathan delved into several key areas, including:

  • The impact of mold growth on PVC products

  • The role of built-in antimicrobials in improving the durability of PVC products

  • Common industries that stand to benefit from antimicrobial PVC

  • Novel alternatives to OBPA-based antimicrobial formulations

  • How to navigate global regulatory landscapes and test methods

Jonathan’s presentation was well received by delegates and instigated a series of conversations at the Microban booth post-conference.


For more information on Microban’s sustainable solutions for PVC, contact a member of the Mircoban team.

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