Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company and manufacturer of SILVADUR™ Antimicrobial, has announced Pulcra Chemicals has been added to its global distribution network. Headquartered in Geretsried, Germany, Pulcra Chemicals supplies specialty chemicals and systems solutions to increase the productivity of manufacturing in the fiber, textile and leather industries, and has extensive experience working with antimicrobial technology.
SILVADUR’s patented Intelligent Freshness technology offers odor control in apparel and home textiles. When odor-causing bacteria land on the surface of treated fabrics, they are neutralized on contact by SILVADUR’s invisible freshness-protection ingredient. Testing has shown that SILVADUR Antimicrobial is effective against a range of undesirable bacteria and is highly durable through more than 50 washings.
Pulcra Chemicals operates production facilities, service centers and sales offices in 14 countries.