Microban Expands Its Partnership with Davis-Frost Paint

Jan 16, 2015

Microban Now Available in Entire Line of Davis-Frost Weatherhide Premium Exterior Paints, as well as Expanded Number of Stains and Finishes

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (January 16, 2015) – Microban® International, Ltd., the global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, today announced its partnership with Davis-Frost, Inc. (www.davispaintva.com) is expanding to include more Davis paint exterior and stain products with Microban. Beginning February 2015, Davis-Frost will feature Microban in its entire line of Weatherhide® premium exterior paints and in its Weatherhide 100 percent acrylic solid exterior stains and wood finishes. Additionally, for the first time, Davis-Frost will introduce Weatherhide FreshDeck®, a multipurpose deck and concrete restoration coating with Microban antimicrobial protection.

"We are pleased to continue to expand our relationship with Microban,” said Cal Henning, president of Davis-Frost. “Featuring Microban antimicrobial protection in our products has helped us meet a strong consumer demand for products that can help create cleaner homes."

Weatherhide brand exterior paint with Microban is 100 percent acrylic and available in a variety of house and trim finishes. In addition, Weatherhide paints are durable, provide optimum color retention, have low VOC with zero VOC colorants and now include a 5-year mold and mildew warranty. Weatherhide brand solid color deck and siding stain with Microban, has a 100 percent acrylic resin finish, and is designed to resist cracking, peeling, blistering caused by moisture, ultra violet rays and harsh weather. Weatherhide FreshDeck with Microban is a pure, 100 percent acrylic, high solids, low VOC deck and concrete restoration coating. It provides solid color and low sheen combined with slight texture for a slip resistant finish, and features superior adhesion to well weathered wood decking and cured concrete.

Davis paint products with Microban, provides 24/7 antimicrobial product protection against stain causing bacteria, mold and mildew. Microban technology is infused into the paint and stain during the manufacturing process, meaning it won’t wash off or wear away, keeping the coating protected for the life of the product.

About Microban

Microban International, Ltd. is a global technology and marketing company dedicated to enhancing high quality consumer, industrial and medical products with branded built-in protection from microbes. Microban International licenses the Microban global brand name, sells custom-engineered compounds, and provides a range of services, including regulatory and marketing support. The Microban brand promises continuous and durable antimicrobial product protection, built-in during manufacture to not wear out for the useful life of the product. Microban International is headquartered in North Carolina with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information on Microban, please contact (704) 875-0806 or visit microban.com.

About Davis-Frost

Davis-Frost, Inc. is a mid-size regional manufacturer of industrial coatings and architectural paints located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The company is a leader in developing and producing low VOC, high-performance coatings, which are targeted to meet the specific requirements of industrial coatings applicators. With roots dating back to 1918 with Frost Paint and Oil Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota and to 1936 with Davis Paint Company in Lynchburg, VA, Davis-Frost has a long history of supplying industrial coatings partners. Currently, Davis-Frost services Original Equipment Manufacturers throughout the United States, as well as railcar builders, structural steel fabricators, and metal building manufacturers throughout North America. Davis-Frost also manufactures a full line of architectural paints at its Lynchburg, VA plant. These are sold through a network of independent paint dealers located in the eastern U.S. under the DAVIS PAINT label.

Davis Paint, as well as numerous national brand paints and supplies are sold at the company’s retail store in Lynchburg, VA: James T. Davis Paint & Wallpaper. The company also operates three automotive paint and supply stores in the Central Virginia area. For more information on Davis Paint, visit davispaintva.com.