AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands - AkzoNobel Powder Coatings has teamed up with BioCote, a leading antimicrobial specialist in Europe, to create Interpon AM. Interpon AM is a high-quality powder coating product that incorporates leading BioCote antimicrobial technology to offer coating protection in hygiene-sensitive environments.

“AkzoNobel Powder Coatings is a world leader in powder technology, and working with BioCote we are now able to offer a coating product that combines the unique protective qualities of Interpon Powder Coatings with the antimicrobial properties that BioCote silver ion technology offers,” said Mark Reekie, Market Segment Manager – Europe West AkzoNobel Powder Coatings. “The possibilities that antimicrobial coatings can deliver are exciting, and building hygiene protection into a coating provides a further line of defense in many diverse environments.”

Interpon AM provides benefits not only in traditionally hygiene-sensitive areas such as medical and catering industries but also areas where there is a high level of human contact, for example in public transport, leisure facilities and self-service technologies.