CLINTON, NJ - D.B. Becker Co. Inc., Clinton, NJ, and Matteson-Ridolfi Inc., Riverview, MI, have partnered with Nanobiomatters North America LLC, a subsidiary of Nanobiomatters Industries S.L., Valencia, Spain, for distribution of engineered clay-based additives. BactiBlock® silver-based antimicrobials have been registered by the Environmental Protection Agency for use in the United States. They are a highly durable and cost-effective antimicrobial solution based on silver-functionalized clay and designed to prevent the growth of bacteria, mold, fungus and other microorganisms on protected surfaces of polymer- based products. D.B. Becker will supply the Eastern Seaboard while Matteson-Ridolfi will supply the Midwest.