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MICROBAN TO HOST FREE “ODOR IN TEXTILES” WEBINAR WITH FABRICLINK (5/27/18)
Microban® International, Ltd., the global leader in textile odor control and prevention, will be featured
on Fabriclink’s webinar series discussing the topic: “You Don’t Stink at This—Why You Should Care
About Odor in Textiles.” The free webinar will be presented on June 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. EST.
Among many things, Gina Sloan, director of innovations, and Maria Diefenbach, global textiles
marketing manager with Microban International, will cover how body odor affects textiles, why this is a
major issue for fabric and foam manufacturers, latest innovations in odor control technology and how
to prevent permastink.
“Consumers all over the world consider odor a major pain point and want solutions that can solve this
common concern. Odor resistance is a top performance feature shoppers are seeking out— it’s
essential for brands, retailers and manufacturers to educate themselves.” said Lisa Owen, vice
president of global textiles, Microban International.
The free “You Don’t Stink at This” webinar is perfect for product managers and developers and
marketers that work in footwear, apparel and home textiles. Attendees can expect to learn how
microorganisms like bacteria and mold grow in fabrics exposed to moisture and sweat, and how this
affects fabrics as well as the success of using antimicrobial fabric treatments.
You can register today for this free event at www.microban.com/why-you-should-care-about-odor-in-
Sloan has extensive expertise in biological sciences with an emphasis on microbiology and genetics
and is responsible for leading the research and development of new products within new markets for
the company. Diefenback has spent a decade in the odor control and antimicrobial industry and has
helped countless leading brands share the benefits of fresher products with the world.
In addition, Microban will host a second free webinar with Fabriclink on August 2, 2018 at 2 p.m. EST.
The second webinar will identify odor control myths, solutions and testing—what odor control
solutions are currently available in the marketplace, how testing methods are modified and more.
With high-profile brand partners, such including: Calvin Klein®, Fila®, Teva®, Reebok®, Puma®,
Terramar Sports®, New Balance®, Spanx®, Under Armour®/All Star Sports, Hook&Tackle®, Curad® and
5.11 Tactical® Microban’s portfolio of textile odor control technologies includes: AEGIS®, Scentry®,
Scentry Revive® SilverShield® and ZPTech®.
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