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Antimicrobial Coatings provide an extra line of defense and complementary strategies for maintaining hygiene standards and public health. They reduce the risk of infected surfaces acting as a source for transmission for infectious bacteria to food and humans. Some of the major types of bacteria which are observed on the paint coatings are Escherichia Coli (E.a), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P.a.), Listeria and Bacillus subtilis among others.
These coatings also provide economical and environment advantages by reducing the frequency of painting, labour and chemical costs. Biocides such as silver, copper and Titania are added to paint formulations to enhance the product from microbial attack and provide added protection against fungal and algal growth. They also prevent the stain and deterioration of paint caused by these bacteria.
The antimicrobial coatings market has grown tremendously over the past decade with new and improved products spearheading the market. The market has expanded crossing geographical boundaries and serving a truly global customer base.
Antimicrobial coatings are witnessing increase in demand from various industries that include electronics, pharmaceuticals, construction, food and packaging and various others. These coating are most commonly used in healthcare for sterilization of all healthcare equipment. These end users utilize antimicrobial coatings for a number of applications and to varying extents. The medical and HVAC industries are the largest markets for antimicrobial coatings driven by safety needs, particularly in North America.
The following key players were identified in our research and extensively profiled in the report analysis:
AkzoNobel Coatings Inc
This market has been analyzed by raw material type such as inorganic coatings, organic coatings and others. In this report, the Antimicrobial Coatings market is further segmented into type, end user and geography. Types include Escherichia Coli, Pseudomonas, Listeria and others. Major end users wherein these coatings are used are Construction, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, Food Processing & Packaging, HVAC, and Electronics.
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