The growing antimicrobial coatings market

The growing antimicrobial coatings market

0.6 min readPublished On: May 17th, 2021By
0.6 min readPublished On: May 17th, 2021By
The Antimicrobial Coatings Market

The past year has seen an increase in demand for antimicrobial products, including antimicrobial coatings. However, antimicrobial coatings are not a new topic and are not born out of pandemic; although there has been more prominent interest. In fact, BioCote® was founded as a response to a need for antimicrobial coatings over 25 years ago and has been supplying antimicrobial additives to the coatings industry ever since.

Jennifer Collier, Partner Development Manager at BioCote®

In her latest PCI Coat It! Videocast, Kristin Johansson, Editor-in-Chief, Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine, spoke to Jennifer Collier, Partner Development Manager at BioCote®, about the rise in demand for antimicrobial coatings, downfalls of this increased demand, and how the antimicrobial industry is regulated.

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