Formica Group Launches Protec+(TM) Antimicrobial in Asia.
While health hazards continue to threaten public health, an increased awareness of the problems associated with microbes has led Formica Group to introduce this high performance and more hygienic product* to its range.
This new product has been tested against a number of leading standards including ISO22196:2011, JIS Z2801, ASTM G21 and it is capable of reducing microbe count on a surface by up to 99.5%. Working closely with the world’s leading antimicrobial Technology Company, BioCote®, Formica Group has harnessed the power of silver and introduced it into the manufacturing process, providing the surface with enhanced protection. Effective against a broad spectrum of microbes, Protec+TM by Formica Group reduces the growth of bacteria and fungi, providing a more hygienic surface* and protecting consumers against their potentially negative effects. When properly maintained, the protection will last for the expected life of the treated[*] product and will help to reduce cross-contamination.
Protec+TM by Formica Group is ideally suited for a variety of applications including furniture, transportation, education, residential blocks, construction, and healthcare. The product provides greater protection for public places* as well as residential spaces* and constructs a cleaner environment* for consumers. Formica Group has promoted over 400 varieties of decors which are capable of antimicrobial customization to satisfy unique decoration requirements from designers and architects.
Peter Wilson, President of Formica Asia said: “Formica Asia strives to adhere to the highest environmental standards as we advance in our efforts to design and manufacture fashion products. As public awareness on health issues grows, Formica Asia is delighted to announce the Protec+TMby Formica Group line of antimicrobial laminates, helping reduce microbe counts and provide added protection for consumers from microbial contamination.”
With sustainability a concern for the global community, Formica Group makes it a priority to offer architects, designers and consumers a full range of environmentally friendly surfacing products. Formica Group continually strives to create innovative products that promote a healthier environment. Complementing current and new design trends, the launch of Protec+TM by Formica Group will provide consumers with a safer*, cleaner* and visually pleasant environment.