CenturyPly announces use of nano technology in manufacturing process to kill viruses

The company says, highly activated and energized Nanoparticles physically rupture and kill viruses with an efficiency of 99.99%.

Aug 03, 2020 03:08 IST India Infoline News Service

Century Plyboards (India) Limited today announced the use of nano technology in manufacturing of its plywood and laminate products. The highly activated and energized Nanoparticles physically rupture and kill viruses coming in contact with it.

This has been tested and certified under the Antiviral Efficacy Test as per ISO 21702:2019 an international standard, by Biotech Testing Services (BTS) Mumbai. The certification declares an efficiency of 99.99% in killing viruses. The nanoparticles are effective throughout the
lifetime of furniture as those are embedded in the polymer matrix system.

Currently, CenturyPly is using Virokill technology in the manufacturing of Architect ply, Architect plus, Club prime/710 plus, Bond 710/Pro710, WIN MR, IS:710 Marine for plywood range, Club Prime, Bond 710, Win MR for Block boards, Century Laminates (1 mm), Natural Veneer (Natzura woods) and entire teak range.

The brand has launched new advertisement in association with creative agency Wunderman Thompson to explain the benefit of CenturyPly Virokill products.

“Since February, during the onset of Covid pandemic in our country, we have been trying to provide a solution to our consumers to make them feel safe at their own homes. I am glad that our technology has been certified to offer to our customers, laminates and ply that kills 99.99% virus it comes in contact with,” Keshav Bhajanka, Executive Director, CenturyPly, said. 

“The addition of technology adds another feather to the already existing expertise of CenturyPly as a provider of innovative solutions in home decorative space. Our new TVC addresses same need and concern of consumers regarding the current situation and explains the safety to maintain surface safety at home,” Bhajanka added.

Century Plyboards traded at Rs128.40, down by Rs0.1 or 0.08% from its previous closing of Rs128.50 on the BSE.

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