USGreentech Announces Exclusive Partnership with Microban International to Introduce Envirofill with Microban Antimicrobial Protection

Mar 07, 2011, 10:17 ET from USGreentech

CINCINNATI, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USGreentech announced that Envirofill®, the infill of choice for athletic turf and synthetic lawns has teamed up with the global leader in antimicrobial product protection, Microban® International. The exclusive partnership provides an added level of cleanliness protection for the lifetime of your artificial playing field or lawn.

Infused into Envirofill during the manufacturing process, Microban antimicrobial technology inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew that can cause stains, odors, and product deterioration. On unprotected infill, bacteria can double in number every 20 minutes. But when microbes come in contact with Envirofill, Microban protection penetrates the cell wall of the microorganism and disrupts cell functions making the microorganism unable to function, grow, and reproduce.

According to Adam Coleman, Operations Manager for USGreentech, "The field of play can be a harsh environment where microbes can thrive. Now players and coaches can have peace of mind knowing that their athletic playing surface is protected from damaging bacteria, mold, and mildew."

Playing surfaces with Microban antimicrobial technology work around the clock for an added level of cleanliness protection. It will not wash or wear out and its antimicrobial protection works continuously to help to extend the longevity, integrity, and appearance of Envirofill.

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 www.Microban.com.

About Envirofill

Born from the idea that turf infill should closely simulate the feel of a natural grass field, Envirofill gets its strength and high-performance from its unique, rounded quartz core. Found only in the heart of Texas, this naturally occurring sand is tough, but not abrasive. Due to their size and uniformity, Envirofill grains resist compaction to keep your field playable, game after game. And, Microban® antimicrobial technology is infused into the infill during the manufacturing process to inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew that can cause stains, odors, and product deterioration. Since 2005, Envirofill has been deployed in over 50 sports fields around the world and is the basis for hundreds of landscape installations. Call 800-548-0402 or visit www.usgreentech.com for more information and samples.

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