New Microban Antimicrobial Additive Keeps High Touch Surfaces Clean

Press Release Summary:

  • Effective against bacteria by up to 99% and reduces bacteria count
  • Built in to products to inhibit the growth of microbes that are present in many environments
  • Ideal for healthcare, self-service and point of sale, enclosures, industrial machinery and automotive applications

Original Press Release:

Southco Products are Available with Microban® Antimicrobial Protection

Concordville, Pa., October 22, 2020 — Southco, Inc., a globally recognized leader in engineered access hardware solutions is proud to be a licensed Microban® partner. Southco can integrate the Microban® antimicrobial additive into many of our most popular access hardware products.

Microban® antimicrobial technologies are effective against bacteria by up to 99% and are built in to products at the point of manufacture to inhibit the growth of microbes that are present in many environments. These technologies become part of the molecular structure of the treated articles and will not wash off or wear away. 

With Microban®-protected access hardware solutions from Southco, products remain cleaner between cleanings and reduce bacteria on high-touch applications – even after repeated contamination. As a licensed Microban® manufacturer, Southco can integrate antimicrobial technologies into many of our most popular products to help customers:

  • Reduce bacteria count
  • Keep high touch surfaces clean
  • Gain a distinctive competitive advantage

Southco’s Microban® solutions can help protect high-touch access points used in a variety of environments and equipment applications in industries including Healthcare, Self-Service and Point of Sale, Enclosures, Industrial Machinery, Automotive, Mass Transit, HVAC and Aerospace.

“Southco’s partnership with Microban® allows us to provide greater value to our customers, by helping them to reduce bacteria growth on their application touch points,” said Jim Ford, Director, Global Product Management, Southco, Inc. “Like Southco products, Microban® antimicrobial technologies are designed to last the lifetime of the application, matching our commitment to providing premium quality solutions to the markets we serve.”

About Southco

Southco, Inc. is the leading global designer and manufacturer of engineered access solutions. From quality and performance to aesthetics and ergonomics, we understand that first impressions are lasting impressions in product design. For over 70 years, Southco has helped the world’s most recognized brands create value for their customers with innovative access solutions designed to enhance the touch points of their products in transportation and industrial applications, medical equipment, data centers and more. With unrivalled engineering resources, innovative products and a dedicated global team, Southco delivers the broadest portfolio of premium access solutions available to equipment designers throughout the world.

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