DECEMBER 8, 2020 – Mannington Mills announced today that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Microban®, a leading antimicrobial consumer brand, and will feature the surface protection technology on a majority of its ADURA® LVT products.
Now more than ever, a key consumer concern is around the cleanliness of their homes. In Mannington’s research, almost 90% of consumers responded that they want a floor that helps to keep their home cleaner. Microban® antimicrobial surface protection helps protect the surface of the floor 24/7 against the growth of bacteria and remains 99% cleaner than untreated surfaces.
“The incorporation of Microban® into our ADURA® line is a very exciting development,” said Jimmy Tuley, Vice President of Resilient Products for Mannington Residential. “All the products in our ADURA® Selling Solution have Microban® - ADURA® Max, ADURA® Rigid, and ADURA® Flex. This makes the power of the ADURA® Selling Solution that much more relevant, and it really simplifies things for the retail salesperson. By taking the customer to this display, they can offer the best of all worlds: beautiful styling, a choice of constructions to suit the application, and the added benefit of Microban®.”
Additionally, noted Tuley, “This amazing technology is built right into the wearlayer of the floor. It’s completely safe and it won’t wear off over time. And the consumer won’t pay a premium for it, either.”
ADURA® Flex products with Microban® will be available in February, and ADURA® Max and ADURA® Rigid will be available in May. In addition, all ADURA® Flex and about half of ADURA® Max constructions are made right here in the USA at Mannington’s LVT manufacturing facility in Madison, Georgia. The company says that during the first quarter of 2021, it will also offer Microban® on select sheet vinyl products, which are made at its company headquarters location in Salem, New Jersey.
For more information, please contact your Mannington or Distributor partner sales representative.
About Mannington Mills
One of the world's leading manufacturers of fine flooring, Mannington Mills, Inc., is based in Salem, New Jersey ( The company manufactures and markets residential and commercial carpet, sheet vinyl, luxury vinyl, laminate, resilient and hardwood floors; as well as carpet yarns and commercial rubber under the Mannington Residential, Mannington Commercial, Amtico, Phenix, Pharr Fibers and Yarns, and Burke brands. Founded in 1915 by John Boston Campbell, the company is still privately held and owned by the Campbell family. Now in its second century of doing business in the USA, Mannington Mills remains committed to quality, customer satisfaction and innovative manufacturing with award winning product design, state of the art processes and industry leading programs.
About Microban International
Part of Barr Brands International (BBI), Microban® International is a global specialist in antimicrobial, odor control, smart surface and disinfection technologies. Our proactive systems keep products cleaner, and control odors better by preventing problems before they start. Microban drives innovation by combining science and creative solutions that enhance high-quality consumer, textile, industrial and medical products around the world. Today the Microban brand and technologies are featured on thousands of products worldwide. The company is headquartered in North Carolina with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.microban.com.