MGRSafeWall - Press Release August 2020
Biomaster Signs With MGR Foamtex Ltd
MGR Foamtex Ltd is delighted to announce that it has signed a strategic agreement with Addmaster (UK) Ltd for the use of Biomaster antimicrobial technology in its new MGRSafeWall™ product range. Developed specifically in response to the threat of Covid-19 Coronavirus, MGRSafeWall™ utilises the proven properties of Biomaster to provide long-term inherent protection against a wide range of viral and microbial threats*. The MGRSafeWall™ product range of soft furnishings will be available for new, upgrade, and existing aircraft cabin products.
Surfaces treated with Biomaster technology are proven to reduce the microbial load and the opportunities for cross contamination and provide an important second line of defence in addition to regular cleaning protocols.
The active antimicrobial agent is built into the product during the manufacturing process, so the product protection is effective 24/7 for the useful lifetime of the item.
Commenting on this landmark deal, Les Simpson, MGR Foamtex CEO stated ‘The whole team at MGR Foamtex is excited by this agreement and the opportunity to bring real value to the airline industry. Working with the team at Biomaster, we will use our aviation expertise to transfer technology and to bring a fantastic and well-established product into the sector. MGRSafeWall™ will allow our customers to address both the current threat of Coronavirus and deliver long term value through permanently enhanced cabin hygiene.’
Addmaster Founder and CEO Paul Morris adds: “We are delighted to partner with MGR Foamtex on this new hygiene innovation for the airline industry. It’s so important that our everyday lives can return to the new normal as soon as possible and this collaboration is a significant and exciting step in that process.”
*Biomaster is proven effective against a wide range of bacteria and Norovirus and Feline Coronavirus.
MGR Foamtex Ltd is a world-leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced passenger upholstery systems for Premium cabin seating. Established in 1985 and motivated by a holistic design philosophy, MGR Foamtex works with Seat Manufacturers, Airlines and Design Agencies to provide innovative, weight sensitive and ground-breaking designs.
Addmaster (UK) Ltd is Europe's leading supplier of high performance, technically innovative additives to the plastics, textile, paper, paints and coatings industries. Product surfaces with inbuilt Biomaster antimicrobial technology are tested to ISO standards and are proven to be effective against over most common types of harmful microbes. For more information about Addmaster or Biomaster Antimicrobial Protection visit www.addmaster.co.uk.