Microban International and Manchester Mills committed to innovation with a customer-first approach, announced it has expanded its exclusive partnership to provide antimicrobial-treated textiles to the hospitality industry. The Protect 360 collection of products will be sold directly to customers, as well as through Manchester Mills and its distributor network in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and European Union. This builds on a December 2020 announcement to sell these products to the healthcare industry.
Key offerings of the Protect360 product line include mattress encasements and pillow protectors that are treated with Microban antimicrobial product protection and inhibit the growth of product damaging bacteria. Protect360° products are also waterproof, and feature patent pending bed bug protection. Additionally, the fabric has passed third party testing for Viral Penetration Protection, providing a barrier against viruses. The exclusive partnership between Manchester Mills and Microban includes the development of the following textiles with built-in antimicrobial technology for the hospitality industry: mattress and pillow encasements, mattress and pillow protectors, towels, sheets, utility bedding, bath mats, comforters, pillow shells, blankets, spreads, mattress pads and pillows.