Eight leading manufacturers pledge to use Saniguard-treated products.
Plumbing and hardware manufacturer Component Hardware
Group announced the addition of Praxis Companies LLC and Colonial Bronze to the
roster of manufacturers who have joined theSaniguard® Alliance.
Saniguard Alliance is a partnership of independent companies committed to the
use of the inorganic, silver-based antimicrobial treatment Saniguard, which is
built into their plumbing and hardware products for the healthcare market. Saniguard
actively inhibits the growth of a broad spectrum of common bacteria, molds and
fungi that cause odors, staining and product deterioration. With normal care
and cleaning, this antimicrobial product protection can be expected to last for
the useful life of the product.
five manufacturing facilities in four states, Praxis Companies LLC produces acrylic, polyester gel codes, and engineered solid surface bath and
shower modules for the residential, assisted living, designer showroom and
commercial markets. The company will use a Saniguard treatment on its
Engineered Solid Surface products.
Colonial Bronze, based in Torrington, Conn., manufactures
both commercial and decorative brass cabinet and architectural hardware,
appliance pulls, bath accessories and switchplates. The antimicrobial coatings
will be used on its products, “allowing us to stand out among the competition
and offer a meaningful product difference to our customers,” according to Jamie
Gregg of Colonial Bronze.
look forward to expanding the Saniguard Alliance and continuing to help other
companies benefit from using high-quality, innovative products with added
antimicrobial product protection,” said Tom Carr, president of CHG.
companies that have joined the Saniguard Alliance include Great Grabz, Leonard
Valve Co., McGuire Mfg., Sloan Valve Co., and Town Steel
For more information, visitwww.saniguardalliance.com.
Praxis, Colonial Bronze Join Saniguard Alliance
January 23, 2009