Microban International, a leader in antimicrobial technologies, and Manchester Mills, a textile producer, have announced an exclusive partnership to provide antimicrobial treated textiles to healthcare facilities. The products will be sold directly and exclusively to the healthcare industry via Manchester Mills and its distributor network.
Key offerings of the Protect360° product line include mattress encasements and pillow protectors that are treated with Microban antimicrobial product protection and inhibit the growth of product-damaging bacteria. Protect360° products are also waterproof, and feature patent pending bed bug protection. Additionally, the fabric has passed third party testing for Viral Penetration Protection, providing a barrier against viruses.
The partnership between Manchester Mills and Microban includes the development of the following textiles with built-in antimicrobial technology for healthcare facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and European Union: mattress and pillow encasements, mattress and pillow protectors, towels, sheets, utility bedding, bath mats, comforters, pillow shells, blankets, spreads, mattress pads and pillows.