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    Czech brand releases reusable, Polygiene-treated mask


    The Czech brand Är has released an FFP2-certified mask that incorporates Polygiene’s ViralOff treatment, which purports to eliminate more than over percent of microbes from textiles. Unlike surgical masks, FFP2 masks filter air that comes in and air that goes out. They also therefore meet the criteria that various countries ...

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    Covid-led demand for anti-microbial products powers Polygiene Q3


    Polygiene reported a 129 percent rise in third-quarter sales to a record 52.3 million Swedish kronor (€5.2m-$6.1m), with organic growth of 31 percent, as the Covid-19 pandemic continued to drive demand for its anti-microbial products. Ebitda soared in the three months to Sept. 30 to SEK 15.7 million (€1.59m-$1.8m) from ...

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    Brazilian surf brand incorporates Polygiene treatment


    Oceano Surfwear has incorporated Polygiene’s Stay Fresh anti-odor treatment into a shirt collection, called Legends, developed in cooperation with a Brazilian surfing champion, Everaldo “Pato” Teixeira. The shirts, says Polygiene, “come with a guarantee that you can wear more and wash less – lightening the load on our planet and ...

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    Extending product life: an important piece in the puzzle to less environmental impact

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    It is becoming increasingly clear how important changing consumer behavior is to achieve reductions in the environmental impact of textile and apparel products. Many brands are now turning to the Swedish firm Polygiene® for technologies that help provide a solution.

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    Joining Hefter at Polygiene, Eva Doll takes charge of the customer experience in EMEA


    Polygiene has hired Eva Doll as its new customer experience manager for the EMEA markets. Doll has extensive experience in the sporting goods and outdoor industries. She comes to Polygiene with a solid background as a freelance editor and content creator for several sports brands, sports publications and news platforms. ...

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    Polygiene-owned brand allows the production of germ-killing barbell grips


    Making use of Addmaster additives, Casking has developed a range of antimicrobial grips to cover the full length of barbells 28 to 30 mm in diameter. Their selling point, in the age of the Covid pandemic, is gym sterility. The press release from Addmaster’s parent company, Polygiene, cites two studies ...

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    Polygiene hires Sean Tindale as new CMO


    The Swedish-based Polygiene Group has appointed Sean Tindale as its new chief marketing officer, with effect from the end of September. He is joining in from Vero Moda, a fashion brand owned by the Besteller Group, where he was the global marketing director from April 2020 to June 2021. Before ...

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    Polygiene's sales momentum continues after strong Q2


    Polygiene reported sales of 46.9 million Swedish kronor (€4.6m-$5.4m) in Q2, up by 171 percent on the year earlier and accelerating from the already strong 141 percent growth rate seen in the previous quarter, as its top line continued to benefit from the addition of Addmaster Holdings, a global supplier ...

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    New company applies Polygiene-owned additive to golf implements


    Two golfers in the U.K. have founded a company called Global Golf Safety (GGS) to help prevent the total shutdown of golf courses over Covid-19. Their method is to apply a antimicrobial additive called Biomaster to certain parts of golf implements, or “multi-grip time-delayed touchpoint products.” Courses in the U.K. ...

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    Mizuno China products to feature Polygiene technology


    Mizuno is partnering with Swedish ingredient brand Polygiene from July 2021, targeting the growing demand for durable and high-performance activewear in the Chinese market. Several Mizuno China products, including sweaters, sweatpants and down jackets, will feature Polygiene Biostatic Stays Fresh technology starting with the Fall/Winter 2021/22 collection. Mizuno China designs ...

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    USWE relies on Polygiene technology for new running vests


    USWE, a Swedish sports and outdoor brand that is in the process of going public, is launching a partnership with Polygiene, the Swedish ingredient brand, to offer running vests that fight odor and last longer. USWE specializes in bounce-free backpacks and hydration packs for mountain biking, running, skiing and motorsports. ...

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    Markus Hefter will join Polygiene


    Source: Polygiene Markus Hefter Markus Hefter, who left the ISPO Group after 18 years earlier this month, will join the Swedish ingredient brand Polygiene as commercial director for EMEA in September. The 51-year-old German manager has been most recently in charge of the ISPO Munich and OutDoor ...

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    Brazilian martial arts brand applies Polygiene’s Stay Fresh


    A Brazilian company specializing in martial arts, KVRA, has incorporated Polygiene’s Stays Fresh treatment into a gi for the martial art of jiu-jitsu. Gis are made of thick fabric, absorb a lot of sweat and tend to take two or three days to dry in the air after a wash. ...

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    Polygiene posts double-digit revenue growth, led by ViralOff


    Polygiene, the Swedish-based provider of antimicrobial treatments, posted revenues of 83.9 million Swedish kronor (€8.3m-$10.1m) in 2020, an increase of 22 percent as compared to 2019. In connection with the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the company launched its ViralOff antiviral technology in April, followed by an upgraded formula with ...

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    New line brings ViralOff to retail customers


    An Italian company called Colors has channeled Polygiene’s ViralOff antimicrobial treatment into a line of products for retail customers. The Regenesis ViralOff Trigger Shield line of sprays and other products works on soft surfaces, hard surfaces and fabrics. It also meets the same ISO standards as regular ViralOff – eliminating ...

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    Polygiene's new Iberian distributor


    This month Polygiene will begin dealing with the distributor Ravago Chemicals in Spain and Portugal. Ravago Chemicals delivers chemical materials and specialty additives to about 15,000 customers.

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    Descente to sell Polygiene-treated training gear through Anta


    For the spring/summer 2021 season, Descente has added Polygiene’s Stays Fresh BioStatic Technology to a number of its men’s and women’s training products for the Chinese market. The Japanese brand will be selling them online and in stores through its local partner, Anta Sports Products. The brand entered China in ...

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    Polygiene reports record quarterly sales


    Polygiene said that the fourth quarter of 2020 was the best in its history, with sales rising by 40.0 percent from the year-ago quarter to a record 26.6 million Swedish kronor (€2.7m-$3.2m). The growth was largely due to the success of Polygiene’s ViralOff in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, ...

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    Casall Sport collaborates with Polygiene


    Casall Sport is releasing a training glove treated with Polygiene’s ViralOff, which has received an ISO18184:2019 certification for its elimination of more than 99 percent of viruses (the SARS-CoV-2 virus behind Covid-19 included) within two hours. The glove went on sale on, at Casall’s concept stores and at selected ...

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    Record sales for Polygiene


    In a business update, Polygiene said its sales for the fourth quarter soared by 41.4 percent to a record 26.9 million Swedish kronor (€2.7m-$3.2m) in the fourth quarter of 2020. The company added that Addmaster, its newly acquired British subsidiary, had even stronger growth. Sales to Polygiene excluded, Addmaster’s revenues ...