Entirely new line of insulation jacket provides protection against damaging microbes for the life of the product
Wakefield, MASS., May 9, 2012 - Sciessent, makers of Agion® brand antimicrobial technology partners with Sebald Iso-Systeme, leading manufacturers of jacketing systems for the insulation industry headquartered in Sinzing, Germany, to launch the first line of insulation jackets to offer built in antimicrobial protection. The new Sebald insulation jackets will eventually be used throughout the insulation industry in both commercial and industrial environments including air conditioning systems, hospitality, pharmaceutical and clean room industries.
The Agion branded antimicrobial technology is based on elemental ions and makes products cleaner and longer lasting by providing built-in protection against microbes. Unlike other antimicrobial technologies that can wear away, Agion’s antimicrobial solution provides continuous protection against microbes for the useful life of the product.
“We are proud to be first in the insulation industry to offer an innovative solution that will provide an important measure of product protection,” said Gabriel Boncalo, Key account manager of Sebald Iso-Systeme. “By adding Agion antimicrobial technology to our new jacketing systems we are able to give our customers the high level of performance and reliability that they’ve grown to depend on and expect from Sebald.”
“Our partnership with Sebald is reaffirmation of Sciessent’s commitment to creating new innovations in clean technology,” said Paul Ford, chief executive officer of Sciessent. “We are thrilled to enter the insulation industry with a partner as respected and reputable as Sebald Iso-Systeme.”
The new Sebald insulation jacketing system will be used in three products including Silvercladd Ionic, Whitecladd Ionic and Clearcladd Ionic, and will soon be used in industrial and commercial applications and wherever a high level of cleanliness is desired.
About Sciessent: Sciessent, located in Wakefield, Mass., is a leader in providing customized solutions that enhance the value of partners’ products. Sciessent’s Agion and Agion Active brands are based on silver and other naturally occurring ionic elements and have been incorporated into a wide range of consumer, industrial and healthcare products, including cell phones, shoes, keyboards, water filters, medical catheters and ice machines. Sciessent's customers include many leading brands such as Dell, Motorola, Columbia, Adidas, PPG, Carrier and DuPont. Agion is proud to be Cradle To Cradle CertifiedCM.
For more information about Sciessent, please visit www.sciessent.com; for the Agion brand, please visit www.agion-tech.com and www.agionactive.com and follow the Agion brand’s exciting consumer campaign on Facebook and/or Twitter.
About Sebald Iso-Systeme: Sebald Iso-Systeme is a privately owned company, located on Bahnhofstraße 40-42, Sinzing, Germany with plants in Germany and Hungary. Sebald Iso-Systeme was born in 1908, as a thermal insulation contracting company. In 1962, Sebald became well known for its PVC jacketing system with a self-curling foil, Isogenopak©. While in 2012 Sebald Iso-Systeme is celebrating its 50 year anniversary, since the invention of Isogenopak, it is also marking a new beginning, with its new Silvercladd© Ionic, an Antimicrobial treated film, developed for the Food & Pharmaceutical industries.
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