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Microban, Absolute Coatings form partnership

By Tim Wright | July 21, 2008

Microban, Absolute Coatings form partnership

Microban International, Ltd., and Absolute Coatings, Inc., maker of Last-n-Last brand floor coating products, have partnered to introduce Last-n-Last floor coatings with Microban antimicrobial product protection.

"Microban antimicrobial protection offers benefits in floor coatings. Foot traffic, kids, spills and pets can create a breeding ground for bacteria on flooring," said Absolute Coatings' Larry Alfieri. "And the proven performance and durability of Microban antimicrobial technology is consistent with the high level of performance our customers expect from the Last-n-Last brand."

Microban antimicrobial product protection is infused into the coating during the manufacturing process and works to inhibit the growth of microbes, such as stain and odor causing bacteria on the coating. The 24/7 protection will keep flooring surfaces with Last-n-Last coatings cleaner between cleanings. And because Last-n-Last floor coatings are infused with Microban(R) antimicrobial protection during the manufacturing process, homeowners are assured of continuous antimicrobial protection that will last the lifetime of the coating.

"The Microban brand provides Absolute Coatings with a point of differentiation in floor coatings," said David Meyers, president and CEO of Microban International.

Absolute Coatings will have exclusive rights to the Microban trademark and technology in the floor coatings category in the U.S. Absolute Coatings Last-n-Last products are available in many independent hardware, paint and home centers throughout the U.S. and Canada.