Panariagroup Industrie Ceramiche S.p.A., is located in the “ceramic district” of Italy between Modena and Reggio Emilia.

The group operates through eight brands and has been producing ceramics for floor, wall and other surface applications for over 30 years, with a focus on the high-end and luxury segment of the market. With around 1,800 employees and six manufacturing plants, Panariagroup ranks among the main national and international producers in its sector, distributing its products in more than 100 countries through a sales network made of 500 employees and 300 agents serving a base of about 9,000 partners.

The relationship between Panariagroup and Microban utilizing Microban 3G Silver™ technology demonstrates the importance that Panariagroup place on product research and development to consistently stay at the cutting edge of ceramics innovation. The extensive work at the Panariagroup Research Centre in conjunction with Microban has culminated in antibacterial product protection being built into the main lines of ceramic flooring and covering tiles in stoneware and laminated stoneware which eliminates up to 99.9% of bacteria from the surface of the tiles.

The following Panaria brands: Cotto d’Este, Lea, and Panaria, are produced featuring Microban antibacterial technology, guaranteeing something more than beauty and durability: hygiene and antibacterial safety for our living, leisure and working environments.